Mechanic/HGV Fitter

Location : Aberdeen, Aberdeen City, Scotland
Job Ref : JA948
Consultant : James Alexander
Sector : Automotive
Salary : £Competitive


JA948 – HGV Mechanic/Technician

Location – Aberdeen

Salary – DOE

Working Hours – 40 hours per week

Shift – Monday – Friday 0800-1630 and 1 week in 4 rota 1330 – 2200 (£15/shift payment)


We are currently recruiting for an HGV Mechanic/Technician to join our clients busy workshop team. The successful candidate will hold a professionally recognised qualification in HGV Maintenance. The successful candidate will report to the Workshop Manager/Foreman. Our client operate a busy and dynamic workshop and are a main dealer for MAN and a service agent for Iveco along with being Tachograph agents and a 50% pet reg workshop. They are a busy work shop with lots of variation both on heavy and light commercials.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform planned and reactive maintenance on vehicles to achieve defined standards of safety and reliability. You are required to ensure vehicles are prepared adequately for annul MOT tests and ensuring that all service and MOT records are kept up to date and legally compliant.
  • Inspect, diagnose faults, service and repair vehicle fleet and equipment.
  • Complete vehicle check lists and maintain comprehensive records on the condition of vehicles and plant and on the work performed on each asset.
  • Report any incidents, accidents and major defects to line management without delay.
  • Liaise closely and communicate with management to perform tasks efficiently and effectively with the minimum of wasted time and effort.
  • Assist with the administration of the depot workshop in accordance with instructions.
  • Attend staff and training meetings when required.

Skills & Experience


  • Qualified HGV mechanic with a professionally recognised qualification in Heavy Vehicle / Plant Maintenance and repair (NVQ Level 2 or 3 or equivalent).
  • Qualified – City and Guilds Level 3 HGV or equivalent.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Work consistently to high standards of health and safety.
  • Good organising and planning skills to ensure work programmes are followed.
  • Good communication skills.


  • IRTEC Licence holder desired (Inspection Technician Accreditation) or similar professionally recognised qualification in Heavy Vehicle Inspection.
  • Be conversant with the DVSA produces annual test inspection manuals, which give details of inspection methods and pass/fail criteria.
  • Experience in hydraulics, pneumatic and electrics would be an advantage.
  • Reliable and responsible.

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