HGV Fitter/ Technician

Ellesmere Port
£12.36 - £13.00 per hour
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
HGV Fitter/ Technician Required:

Our client requires a HGV Technician to join their company, please see details below:

HGV Technician

* The HGV technician will work within a team of skilled HGV engineers, and will preferably have both mechanical and electrical work experience.
* Will report directly to the Workshop Foreman and vehicle fitting team leader, and thereafter to the engineering manager.

Personal characteristics:-

* We are seeking a person who is calm, considered and balanced in outlook - able to liaise between all levels of management and workshop staff.
* The company will be looking for a capable all rounder - able to work on both mechanical HGV fitting, and auto electrical fitting disciplines.
* Ability to organise work completion in a timely, safe and as clean work environment as possible
* Focused on health and safety, but motivated to achieve the objectives of the company
* Be able to professionally represent the company in a customer support / service engineering role, if required.

Experience / Qualifications

* Be skilled technician standard, with several years experience - preferably in HGV fitting and/or maintenance and/or commercial vehicle engineering, including a familiarity with modern automotive systems (mechanical and electrical), including diagnostics
* Be familiar with reading and working with engineering drawings
* Contribute to the development/production of instructions and wiring diagrams - for inclusion within standard operating procedures.
* Preferably have experience and skills in fabrication techniques
* Preferably be trained in the safe use of an overhead crane, (training can be provided)
* Preferably hold a counter balance fork lift licence (training can be provided)

Production Tasks

* Vehicle fitting - mechanical and electrical
* Development projects, including the above - prototype sketches, data, wiring notes operational notes - to be passed on to design.

Basic Conditions

* Starting pay rate : Negotiable dependent on experience - up to £12.36 / hour
* Overtime currently available but not guarantied - Time + half, generally completed weekday mornings & evenings (1 hour), Saturday morning (up to 5 hours)
* Mon - Thurs 08.00 - 16.30, Friday 08.00 - 14.00
* Mon - Thurs 2 x 15 min tea breaks, 1 x 30min lunch break, Fridays 1 x 15 min break
* Holiday entitlement (full employees) 25 days PA + statutory

Please apply via CV to shughes @ meridianbs.co.
Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.