HGV Mechanic

Location Grantham
Discipline: Ex Forces / Military, Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £28000
Published: 8 days ago
​Grantham – salary circa £28k with exceptional benefits + final pension salary

Do you want a great work life balance and opportunity to work with a client that will enable a fantastic working environment and an extensive range of benefits for you and your family?

We are working exclusively with our client to recruit experienced Vehicle Mechanics for their operations.

As HGV Mechanic you will be expected to undertake the servicing, repair, maintenance, and inspections of a mixed fleet, comprising of cars, vans, HGV’s, refuse collection vehicles and plant owned and operated by the District Council.

In addition, you will need to ensure that the Council fleet complies with all relevant legislation and the fleet is kept to the highest standard of safety and roadworthiness, whilst assisting the Transport Manager and Administrative Assistant in the planning, prioritising and completion of workshop workload.

What to expect:

  • To undertake the servicing, repair, maintenance and inspection of council vehicles and plant.

  • Ensure the workshop is kept clean and tidy and that health and safety standards are maintained.

  • Complete all necessary paperwork in a timely and accurate manner.

  • To assist the Transport Manager and Administrative Assistant in the preparation of workshop rotas; monitor, assess and distribute defect reports for assessment/repair; Assess, prioritise and manage the workload within the workshop.

  • Prepare vehicles for MOT, including HGV’s

  • Carry out services as per the service schedule

  • Investigate and repair any vehicle, which is reported under the daily check defect reporting system

  • Attend to vehicle breakdowns off site

  • Assist in workshop planning, coordination and general day to day decisions

  • Work as a team and be flexible to deliver the agreed prioritised work in agreed timescales

What we are looking for someone who:

  • Manages time effectively and delivers against agreed objectives.

  • Communicates clearly using straightforward language.

  • Takes personal responsibility for own work and focuses on solutions and action to ensure agreed objectives are met.

  • Relevant City and Guilds or equivalent qualification

  • Full UK driving licence.

  • Full UK Category C (HGV Class 2)

  • Qualified MOT Tester or willing to undertake training

  • Experience of servicing, repair, and inspection of HGV’s

  • Experience of Hydraulic systems and automotive electrics

  • Experience of heavy plant maintenance

  • Experience of automotive diagnosis and repair

  • Understanding of relevant health & safety issues in a workshop environment.

They offer training, flexible working and development and a structured and supported work environment.

With high staff retention, this is a rare opportunity to work in an extremely collegiate and professional team looking after an extensive range of vehicles.

Overtime is available and holiday entitlement is 25 days plus public holidays.

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