HGV Technician (Nights)

First Military Recruitment Ltd
Coventry, West Midlands
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
DC135 – HGV Technician (Nights)

Location: Coventry

Salary: £13.16 per hour + additional pay for shift work, licence held and weekends.


The HGV Technician is responsible for the mechanical and electrical repair, preventative maintenance and modification of the Company fleet and customer vehicles. This is a permanent, full-time role. The shifts are permanent nights, 18:00 to 06:00, Monday to Thursday.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Carry out preventative maintenance in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
* Diagnose and repair mechanical and electrical defects on all vehicles and related ancillary equipment, replacing parts as and when necessary in line with Company and legislative requirements.
* Complete all relevant paperwork and documentation to the required standard.
* Provide on the job training for other Technicians/Trainees as required.
* Continually identify possible warranty claims and escalate these to the appropriate person.
* Reduce non-scheduled work and vehicle visits to the location between Preventative Maintenance.
* Ensure shift workload is completed to the required Company standard.
* Ensure that unplanned work is completed and resolved to a conclusion satisfactory to the customer.
* Communicate vehicle status with customers when required.
* Ensure all customers are dealt with promptly, efficiently and courteously.
* Answer telephones and deal with queries or escalate where necessary.
* Remain up to date with the latest vehicle technology and changes by attending Company training programmes.

Skills and Qualifications:

* Fully skilled HGV mechanic, through a recognised formal training programme.
* Driving licence essential - HGV licence is preferred