Mechanic - HGV

£24361 pa + bonus, pension, holidays
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
We have are currently recruiting on behalf of our client for a HGV Mechanic in a permanent position for a large Utilities Company who operate throughout the North West.

Job Purpose
* As a current experienced HGV Mechanic you will work as an integral part of a structured team who are responsible for the efficient provision and maintenance of optimum plant and fleet for the client at the most cost effective price.
* This is an exciting challenge for you to take on the efficient, cost effective provision and maintenance of approximately 1.900 assets for the Company of which there are approximately 300 HGV vehicles.
* You will be working within a fast paced and challenging part of our business and we are looking for someone who is excited by the opportunity to make a valuable contribution to our Transport Services team.

* Delivering all new fleet items into the business, managing and maintaining these items, and ensuring that they are the most effective solution for our business requirements
* Working in conjunction with the wider business
* Responsible for the day to day maintenance of plant and fleet vehicles
* Due to the diverse range of plant and fleet items you will require the ability to repair and maintain plant and fleet in a cost efficient manner
* Liaising with Operators with regards to the maintenance and repair of plant and fleet items
* Commissioning and decommissioning plant and fleet items
* Keeping appropriate records and ensuring all documentation is filled in accurately and on time
* Complying with Ministry of Transport legislation and Health & Safety regulations, and dealing with Health & Safety issues
* Participating in flexible working, standby and callout arrangements
* Preparing for HGV and Van MOTs
* Undertaking fault diagnosis via electronic computer software

Knowledge and Skills
* You will have experience of all aspects of Mechanical servicing and repairs within a fast paced environment, delivering a high standard of work to enable the efficient and cost effective provision and maintenance of Plant and Vehicles to the Company
* You will work together with your team realising a smooth and seamless performance in order to ensure excellent Customer Service to the Business
* You will need to be able to demonstrate the following key areas of expertise and qualification:
* NVQ level 3 HGV
* Repair and Maintenance certificate
* IRTEC vehicle inspection technician
* C+E driving licence (Class1)
* Transport experience on HGV's, Tankers, Light Vans and Plant
* Expert in vehicle electrics and Computer fault diagnosis

Desirable Criteria
* Ideally you will have significant experience within a similar high volume mechanical environment

Should your application be successful and you are offered the role, a number of pre-employment checks need to be carried out before your appointment can be confirmed. Any offer of employment with our client will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure Scotland / the Disclosure and Barring Service.