HGV Mechanic

Recruiter
KPI Recruiting
Location
Sandbach
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
KPI Engineering is currently seeking an experienced HGV Mechanic to join one off our values-led, growing environmental operations business within the Northwest.

Job Purpose
To undertake all vehicle/plant servicing fault diagnosis and defect rectification associated with Fleet operations to meet the requirements and legal responsibilities. To inspect and test vehicles to VOSA, MOT and Taxi Licencing standards.

Main responsibilities

- Carry out scheduled servicing inspection and preparation for testing as required for all fleet vehicles (LGV to small vehicles)

- Carry out MOT Tests for Mini Buses (Class 5) Cars (Class 4) and motor cycles for customers including public. Carry out conformity tests as required by taxi operators licenced by the authority and other specialist tests e.g. LOLER upon request.

- Undertake regular safety inspections of LGV's in accordance with the statutory requirements. To maintain Goods Vehicle Operators Licence and Repair defects as necessary.

- Inspect vehicles plant and specialist equipment to diagnose faults (mechanical/electrical/hydraulic) and repair as necessary.

- Complete all necessary records relating to the inspection, service and repair of all fleet items in accordance with statutory and administrative requirements.

- Liaise with colleagues, vehicle operatives and managers to prioritise workload, organise replacement parts and/or specialist support when required.

- Supervise and direct the activities of the apprentices

- Provide out of hours repairs and breakdown cover as required by front line services.

The company is offering the opportunity to work for an ambitious and growing organization where you will enjoy the fantastic benefits of a career average pension scheme, flexible working hours, salary sacrifice schemes and access to physio healthcare.

Requirements:
We are looking for applications from people who are Irtec trained; time served HGV mechanics to city and guilds of HND/HNC level or equivalent and have operational experience.

Should this be of interest, please contact Richard at KPI engineering to discuss further

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