HGV Mechanic - Northampton

Support Services Group
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Qualified HGV Technician

£11.50 - £13.20 per hour DOE

Any time worked over 40 hours is at time and a half

c£24,000 per annum basic hours


c£45,000 with 20 hours’ overtime per week


We are recruiting on behalf of a client based in Northampton. The company has been established for over 40 years and is a leading competitor in its industry. The company sells new and used commercial vehicles from all six of their depots across the UK; they also offer other services such as servicing and breakdown cover. This is a great opportunity for a qualified HGV Technician to join a modern and busy Workshop, based in Northampton.

Experience required:

  • You must have previous HGV technical experience and be qualified to level three (NVQ/City & Guilds)
  • You will be required to have a stable main dealer background
  • Ideally (but not essentially) with experience of IVECO trucks
  • You must have knowledge of modern diagnostic systems
  • Someone with Roadside experience again would be preferential

We are looking for a team player to fill this role who will be flexible and able to work to tight deadlines and be able to adopt a hands-on approach to all aspects of the role to ensure continued high levels of work are carried out right first time.

The main duties include:

  • Carrying out inspection, servicing, repairs and testing of vehicles in a professional and safe manner
  • Investigate and diagnose faults
  • Report findings
  • Carry out all repairs to the current manufacturers standards
  • Planning work, managing diagnostics
  • Carry out all repairs to the highest standards and with the most effective use of time

Additional information:

  • Hours are: Weeks 1-3 = Mon-Fri 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (with 1-hour break)
  • Week 4 = 10:30 am to 7:30 pm (with 1/2-hour break)
  • Up to 20 hours overtime available each week to boost earnings at £19.80 p/h
  • 20 days’ holiday per annum + stats
  • Contributory pension after 3 months’ probation