HGV Technician

Posted 5 April by Valour Recruitment Easy Apply

Valor recruitment are looking for an experienced HGV technician to work for the largest independent Scania dealer in Europe serving the Midlands and South Wales from it's 20 operating sites including 18 dealer points.

The Job:

  • Carry out routine maintenance and repairs on all makes of vehicles and trailers to VOSA standard

  • Diagnose and rectify all types of faults

  • Attend disabled vehicles at the roadside or at customer’s premises

  • Ensure all vehicles worked upon are handled carefully and that all precautions are taken whilst on the


  • Liaise with parts department to attain parts

  • Ensure Health & Safety regulations and safe working practices are adhered to

  • Ensure appropriate clocking is made, all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner

  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness

  • Maintain a thorough and current product knowledge and attend training courses

Ideal candidate:

    • Ability to work within guidelines given and to strict deadlines

    • Ability to work under pressure

    • Ability to actively seek solutions to problems

    • Ability to work as part of a team

    • Good verbal communication skills

    • Excellent customer care skills

    • Flexibility to undertake a wide range of tasks

    • Awareness and understanding of health and safety requirements

Particular experience / skills that will be regarded as ideal are: -

  • Technical qualification (City & Guilds or NVQ qualified technician) or proven experience repairing & maintaining vehicles

  • ADR

  • Current driving licence

  • LGV/HGV licence

Working Hours: 06.00-14.00 / 14.00-22.00 Rotating Weekly

Saturday following an afternoon shifts must be worked, paid at 1.5 time.

We are looking for some one with dealer experience preferably with a HGV licence and some one willing to cover on a call out rotor once a month, call out is also extra, £20.00 per day standby (£140.00 for the week), £20.00 per call out and double time while your out, quite an opportunity to earn extra cash, we also offer the normal pension, a loyalty bonus paid for years of service (Extra days holiday for every 5 years completed) death in service scheme (1 years salary paid to your nominated person in the event of your death)

Holiday entitlement is 22 days per year (Jan - Dec) plus B/Hols

Required skills

  • Dealer
  • HGV
  • Trailers
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Motor Fleet

Reference: 34834675

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