HGV Fitter

Pivot Recruitment Solutions
15 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A well-established company are looking for an HGV Fitter. The company offer a range of domestic, commercial and industrial waste management services covering CCTV surveys, blocked drains, sewer/drain cleaning, flood response, waste disposal and recycling.


* Perform planned and reactive maintenance on vehicles and plant to achieve defined standards of safety and reliability. You are required to ensure vehicles are prepared adequately for annul MOT tests and ensuring that all service and MOT records are kept up to date and legally compliant

* Inspect, diagnose faults, service and repair vehicle fleet and equipment directly, through the Company’s main workshop or using external service providers

* Complete vehicle check lists and maintain comprehensive records on the condition of vehicles and plant and on the work performed on each asset

* Attend breakdowns away from your normal place of work as and when required.

* Report any incidents, accidents and major defects to line management without delay

* Undertake all tasks in accordance with statutory procedures, the company’s health and safety rules and procedures, the employee’s handbook, and our BS EN ISO 9001 Quality Management System

* Liaise closely and communicate with management and field teams to perform tasks efficiently and effectively with the minimum of wasted time and effort

* Assist with the administration of the depot workshop in accordance with instructions

* Attend staff and training meetings when required

Key Skills:

* You must be a qualified HGV mechanic with a professionally recognised qualification in Heavy Vehicle / Plant Maintenance and repair (NVQ Level 2 or 3 or equivalent)

* HGV licence holder and CPC desirable

* Qualified - City and Guilds Level 3 HGV or equivalent

* Good communicator and able to manage a working workshop with minimal supervision

* Flexible to working hours

* Work consistently to high standards of health and safety

* Organising and planning skills to ensure work programmes are established and followed

* IRTEC Licence holder desired (Inspection Technician Accreditation) or similar professionally recognised qualification in Heavy Vehicle Inspection

* Be conversant with the DVSA produces annual test inspection manuals, which give details of inspection methods and pass/fail criteria

* Experience in hydraulics, pneumatic and electrics would be an advantage, training would be available for the right candidate

* Reliable and responsible

Shift Pattern:

Week 1 06:00 -14:00

Week 2 14:00-22:00

Week 3 6:00-14:00 Tuesday – Friday Saturday 07:00-15:00

Week 4 14:00-22:00

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