HGV Technician

Posted 9 April by Search Consultancy Easy Apply

HGV Technician / Mechanic

Ellesmere Port

Mon - Fri (0700 - 1700\0

£13per hour + £5 shift group (per day)

OTE £33,000

Duties & Responsibilities:-

  • Servicing and repair of equipment to MOT standard.
  • A high level of understanding of Legal Compliance and standards of Roadworthiness.
  • Ensure workshop tasks are completed in a timely and efficient manner to the required standard.
  • Ability to work unsupervised with a high level of self-motivation.
  • Awareness of authorization procedures regarding required repairs.
  • Completion of inspection documents and jobsheets/timesheets to the highest standard.
  • Undertaking of any necessary training.
  • Covering of shifts on an overtime basis as and when required (days and nights).
  • Any other reasonable requests made by the Teamleader or Workshop Supervisor.
  • Carry out HGV / trailer & tanker repairs
  • Routine & Planned Servicing
  • Trailer Repair & Maintenance
  • Brake testing trailers as part of their PMI inspection.
  • Preparing trailers for MOT tests.
  • Ensuring that all paperwork is filled in correctly and in a timely fashion.
  • Rectifying defects which may arise in the general running of the fleet of trailers and tractors as and when needed.
  • To ensure that Health and Safety is maintained to the highest standards in line not only with HSE standards but also those of the Company.
  • To ensure that high standards of housekeeping are carried out both within the maintenance areas and also the steam cleaning bay.
  • Presenting vehicles for annual test to an external test centre.


  • Qualified vehicle technician, Level 3
  • HGV and Trailer maintenance & repair experience
  • HGV C+E, Class 1 license (desirable)
  • ADR License (desirable)
  • Experience with working on commercial vehicles, trucks and lorries
  • Experience working in a busy workshop environment
  • Computer Literate
  • Excellent working knowledge of LGV trailer maintenance
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision to a high standard

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

Reference: 34860469

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