HGV Technician - Southampton

Posted 12 September by Octane Recruitment
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HGV Technician
Location: Southampton
Hours of Work: 4 on 4 off - 6am-6pm
£15.25/hr plus shift allowance, overtime and company benefits

We are currently recruiting for a HGV Technician for our client in the Reigate area. This is a fantastic opportunity for a HGV Technician to work for a strong forward-thinking company.

We are looking for HGV Technicians who are fully qualified but may also consider time served depending on your experience.

We have an urgent requirement for a fully qualified HGV Technician to carry out servicing and repair to our clients' range of HGV Vehicles. This is a permanent, full-time role and will be based at the clients' workshops located in the Southampton area.

Your remit will be to ensure that all repairs are fulfilled to DVSA/VOSA Legislation standards.

Duties will include:

Vehicle Servicing
Fault Finding - using high tech Diagnostic Equipment
An understanding of electronics and hydraulics
Repairs - to include mechanical and ancillary equipment, hydraulics, chassis and bodywork, ensuring that the repairs undertaken are carried out efficiently and cost effectively
MOT Preparation
Vehicle Inspections
Willing to travel on occasion to customer sites and willing to work overtime
Good customer service ethos with a presentable and professional image
Completion of all relevant paperwork ensuring that all work is Compliant

Personal Characteristics:

The successful applicants must be qualified to City and Guilds Level 3 (or equivalent) in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance or have served a relevant Apprenticeship.

A clean and current driving licence is required and, although not essential, a HGV Licence would be desirable.

In return you can expect a friendly environment that rewards hard work, an excellent range of company benefits and a stable, long term working environment

My client is a well-established and highly regarded national manufacturer of municipal vehicles
and associated equipment. They have a long history of providing an excellent aftersales service to their clients and due to this they are expanding in several geographical areas

If you want to be part of a forward thinking and progressive company that will give you the platform to further your career, then please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to

All correspondence and communication will be treated with the utmost confidentiality

Required skills

  • DAF
  • Fitter
  • Engineer
  • MAN
  • HGV Mechanic
  • HGV Technician
  • Plant Technician
  • Commercial Technician
  • Heavy Goods Technician

Reference: 36095686

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