HGV fitter / HGV mechanic / HGV Technician / Heavy duty fitter / Heavy duty mechanic

Posted 13 September by Sean Kingwell T/A King Scott Careers
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HGV fitter / HGV mechanic / HGV Technician / Heavy duty fitter / Heavy duty mechanic / Heavy duty technician / Plant fitter

Job Summary

HGV Fitter

King Scott careers are looking to recruit a HGV Fitter into a very established transport company, this is a very good company to work for with excellent working conditions and and values that continues to grow. You who will report to the Workshop Manager. The overall purpose of this role is to repair and maintain HGV and LGV vehicles. The company currently operate 100 IVECO trucks and 265 trailers including a walking floor fleet. Key job areas are servicing and MOT preparation, body repairs and basic fault finding.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out MOT inspections and repair (Transport)
  • Undertake standard vehicle/equipment inspections, services and repairs
  • Diagnose and rectify electrical and mechanical faults
  • Working independently attending and managing routine servicing, site breakdowns and ensuring all repairs are controlled and rectified efficiently
  • Participate in providing standby and call-out cover
  • Ensure all correct paperwork is completed and accurate records maintained
  • Responsible for making technical decisions in the absence of others
  • Ensuring work load is prioritised and deadlines met
  • Comply with Health and Safety policy and guidance documents
  • Adopt safe methods of working

Qualifications

Key Skills and Qualifications

  • Experienced fitter with chassis and MOT preparation experience
  • Previous experience of working HGV, basic welding, hydraulic and auto electrical
  • Understanding of VOSA (Transport) requirements (VOSA certificate desirable)
  • Knowledge of vehicle inspection standards and scheduled maintenance requirements
  • Able to work well and safely as part of a team
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and work unsupervised
  • Able to work to tight deadlines, paying close attention to detail

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • HGV mechanical: 3 year’s plus

Reference: 36107817

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