Mobile HGV Technician

Recruiter
Omega Resource Group
Location
Tunbridge Wells
Salary
£12 - £15/hour
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
HGV Technician - Mobile
Tunbridge Wells

A unique opportunity has emerged to join SHB Hire Ltd, a nationally recognised vehicle hire company with one of the largest fleets in the UK. Due to continuous growth across the business SHB Hire currently require a Mobile HGV Technician to cover a 50 mile radius of Tunbridge Wells. We are looking for a qualified, time-served mechanic with demonstrable knowledge of the industry and health and safety regulations.

As a Mobile HGV Technician you will be provided with a vehicle, fuel card and mobile phone and be able to operate mobile from your home address with the occasional requirement to attend the nearest depot.

Responsibilities

* To ensure the surrounding work area is a safe environment for themselves & others that may be in close proximity and to continually monitor the conditions throughout the progression of each job as it evolves.

* Comply with site specific health and safety rules and regulations and ensure the correct PPE is worn/used throughout the visit.

* Maintain an up to date mobile safety pack which should be available on request to demonstrate risk assessments/methodology and general company policies.

* Perform preventative and proactive maintenance in line with manufacturers and company policy ensuring equipment is compliant with all aspects of safety and legal legislation in a cost effective manner.

* Operate effective administration and communication lines with the customer and the customer support team, ensuring all paperwork is compliant and returned to head office in a timely manner.

* Operate the PDA effectively making sure all jobs are booked onto correctly and closed down in real time.

* Conduct themselves in a professional manner both at sites and while driving treating members of the public with courtesy at all times.

* Highlight any shortfalls or issues relating to safety or maintenance immediately to the appropriate manager.

* Maintain a clean and tidy work van and ensure all tooling and specialist equipment is tested and compliant in line with company policy.

* Maintain sufficient security measures to prevent theft of company/personal property during and after normal working hours.

* Carry out quarterly inspections on the works van and return reports to head office as per company policy.

* Ensure all incidents are attended within the agreed timescales and any delays communicated to Customer Support.

Requirements

* Hold recognised time served training certification within the motor industry or similar engineering back ground and demonstrate minimum of 2 years working in the industry after apprenticeship/training completion.

* Hold a valid UK category B driving license (essential).

* HGV technicians preferably to hold minimum category C license (not essential).

* Have a good understanding of transport & HSE legislation.

* Demonstrate good communication and customer care skills.

* A good standard of both written and spoken English.

* Good self-starter with the ability to multi-task.

* Ability to work well under pressure.

* Ability to work well as part of a team, and also under your own initiative when required.

* Be a well organised individual with excellent time management.

* Demonstrate a desire for self-improvement and enthusiasm to learn new skills.

For more information regarding this role please call Will Golding on (Apply online only) or send a CV

Omega Resource Group Ltd, are dedicated Technical and Engineering Recruitment Company. Please feel free to contact us on (Apply online only) or look at our current vacancies on our website (url removed)

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