HGV Technician

Location : Henfield, West Sussex, England
Job Ref : MS23
Consultant : Molly Smith
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £30k - 40k per year


MS23 – HGV Technician 

Location: Henfield

Salary: £30,000 per annum


The HGV Technician is responsible for the mechanical and electrical repair, preventative maintenance and modification of the Company fleet. The successful candidate will work 10 hour shifts (Monday-Friday).

The shift patterns consists of either working 10:00am – 8:00pm or 12:00pm – 10:00pm.

Our client is keen to encourage applications from ex-military personnel however, candidates from all backgrounds with relevant experience will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work safely, following all relevant risk assessments and method statement instructions
  • Work diligently to promptly become familiar with the mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems of commercial vehicles
  • Prepare vehicles for MOT to a high standard, minimising risk of test failure
  • Carry out planned maintenance to a high standard on a mixed fleet of commercial vehicles
  • Diagnose and repair defective electrical hydraulic and mechanical parts and equipment on commercial vehicles promptly, safely and efficiently
  • Carry out basic welding
  • Complete all associated paperwork promptly and efficiently
  • Attend roadside breakdowns when necessary
  • Liaise with and instruct third-party contractors
  • Ensure working areas are kept clean and tidy
  • Liaise with drivers in order to prioritise repairs and maintenance

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Appropriate technical qualifications.
  • MOT preparation
  • Vehicle computer Diagnostics
  • HGV licence preferable but not essential
  • Excellent understanding of vehicle maintenance requirements and procedures.
  • Experience as a mechanic in a commercial vehicle environment.
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Location: Henfield

Salary: £30,000 per annum 

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