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Date Added: Sat 03/02/2024

HGV Technician

Pinxton, NG16, UK
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Company: FIRST MILITARY RECRUITMENT LTD

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £40000 - £43000/annum

JA1324 - HGV Technician
Location - Pinxton, Nottinghamshire
Type - Full-time Permanent
Salary - C£40K+ DOE
Hours - 0900 - 1800 (1hour unpaid lunch) Monday - Friday

Overview:

Weare currently recruiting for an HGV Technician to join our client's team at their purpose-built facility. The successful HGV Technician will be an integral part of their operations, you will play a crucial role in maintaining and servicing their fleet of high-tech, heavy goods vehicles ensuring their reliability and safety for our prestigious clients' events.

With a focus on ensuring the safe and efficient operation of their vehicles, you will be responsible for conducting routine inspections, diagnosing mechanical issues, and performing necessary repairs while working closely with the Fleet & Workshop Manager.

If you possess a qualification (BTEC or C&G in heavy goods maintenance) and have a proven track record in HGV maintenance, possess strong problem-solving skills, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, we invite you to apply.

Job Purpose:

Based primarily at Pinxton, the post-holder will be working on a high tech, modern fleet and will be responsible for undertaking maintenance and repair work in all eventualities - include planned preventative maintenance, repairs, accidents, and safety checks. Their state-of-the-art fleet service a wide range of clients but specialise in the music and events industry. This is a critical role as the post holder will be dedicated to ensuring that all engineering work is carried out safely, efficiently and to the highest standard. They will work very closely with the Fleet & Workshop Manager (who is also an experienced and qualified HGV technician) to provide support in all areas of maintaining our prestigious fleet including administration, paperwork, and documentation.

Key Responsibilities:

To ensure that the right equipment, units, trucks, and trailers are always available and in safe and reliable working order for use by the Operations Department.
To undertake mechanical and electrical engineering work on HGVs to the highest quality whilst maintaining exceptional levels of personal and workshop health & safety
To ensure that the workshop is a safe working environment and to be a proactive advocate across the organisation for Health & Safety best practice.
To support in the rolling programme of planned maintenance to ensure that vehicles and equipment are serviced routinely in line with current regulations.
To demonstrate personal pride in all work undertaken, in order to maintain the exemplary standards of the fleet and brand.
To create and maintain all relevant records in relation to vehicle maintenance, repair, other engineering activity as well as all health and safety and procedural paperwork.
To maintain own professional development in terms of industry standards and safety practices
To be proactive in the identification and implementation of efficiency savings or continuous improvement practices within the workshop
Skills & Experience:

Fully qualified HGV technician (City & Guilds / BTEC in Heavy Goods Maintenance or equivalent)
Proven extensive experience of hands-on maintenance and engineering on HGVs, PSVs or other similar sized vehicles - ideally obtained within a main dealer environment.
IRTEC accreditation would be advantageous, but training will be provided to achieve this for the right candidate.
A professional approach is paramount, as is with a strong work ethic and a focus on delivering a high-quality service, as this role is responsible for ensuring vehicle and health and safety standards.
Proven experience of a can-do, positive and enthusiastic attitude with the ability to problem solve is essential as the role requires someone who can work at pace and use their initiative.
Strong and up to date knowledge of driver compliance rules and regulations
An ability and desire to undertake detailed and accurate work - both practical and administrative - with a good level of spoken and written English due to the interdepartmental communication that is critical to this role.
A flexible approach will be required.
Own tools would be advantageous.
Desirable:

Hold a Class 1 licence and Driver CPC qualification for delivering trucks to and from MOT centre.

Benefits:

Casual dress
Company events
Company pension
Free parking
On-site parking
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