HGV Technician

Recruiter
Staffbase Recruitment
Location
Coventry
Salary
28000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Salary/Rate
£11.50 - £12.50 Van tech + £1ph on lates
£12.50 - £13.50 HGV tech + £1ph on lates
£28000 - £32000/annum

Our client who is one of the UK's leading commercial vehicle dealership. Due to their continued success Staffbase has been appointed to recruit for the position of HGV Technician to join the busy team at their Coventry depot.

The Role:

Reporting to the Service Manager you be responsible for undertaking the day to day maintenance and repair activities as scheduled. Duties will include but is not limited to the following;

All visual inspections, adjustment operations, adjustments, operating fluid changes and additions, replacement of worn equipment (e.g. brake linings)
Knowledge of deviations and extraordinary wear occurrences and initiation of order expansions/feedback to customers
Repairs of worn parts (e.g. replacement of mufflers, outside mirrors, tyres and balancing, etc.)
Performance of defined, but also more extensive, assembly work and repair (e.g. major assembly replacement, suspension strut placement, etc.)
Cleaning and care of the customer vehicle
Retrofitting and start-up of accessories and detachable body components

Candidates:

The successful applicant will have at least 3 years experience in a similar role. You must have a valid UK driving licence.
In addition you be a time served vehicle technician preferably with NVQ 3 accreditation.

Ideally you'll previous commercial vehicle experience with Vans and/or HGV

Hours of Work:

You will be required to work Monday to Friday on a two shift rota, (6am -2 pm) and (1.30pm- 9.30pm).
You will be required to work every second Saturday 7am -12pm (paid as overtime)