HGV Technician

Sourced Recruitment Limited
31 Mar 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

HGV Technician – Wirral

Our Client is the leading nationwide integrated waste management business providing collection, treatment, recycling and technologically-driven energy generation services.

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Shift Charge-hand you will be responsible for the Maintenance and Repair of a Fleet of Waste Collection Vehicles & Equipment consisting of various makes, models & types, ranging from Car Derived Vans to 44t Artic Units & Trailers

Location: Wirral


Early Shift: 06:00 am – 15:00pm

Late Shift: 14:00 am – 23:00 pm

47.5 hours guaranteed.

Shifts are rotated weekly, you will be required to work both.


Early Shift: £14.35

Late Shift: £14.96

Overtime Available at 1.5x pay.


* Maintenance & Repair of a Fleet of Waste Collection Vehicles & Road Sweeping Equipment to meet current Legislation, Health & Safety and DVSA Standards.

* Carry out Scheduled Inspections & Services to ensure compliance with the Company’s Operator Licence(s) and DVSA Regulations.

* Complete Service and Repair Documentation and any / all other maintenance documentation in accordance with Company Standards and legal Requirements.

* Repair and maintenance of Hydraulic, Electrical and Pneumatic Systems.

* Fault Diagnosis and Rectification of Defects including hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical.

* Maintain a High Standard of Housekeeping across all sections of the Service Centre / Workshop

* To carry out any other reasonable job-related tasks.

Person Specifications:



* Apprentice trained through a recognised apprenticeship scheme with the motor vehicle industry.

* Achieved Technician status through IRTEC examination


* Previous experience of servicing, maintaining and repairing vehicles/road sweeping equipment to meet current legislative requirements.

* Previous experience of maintaining and repairing waste handling equipment, including the overhaul of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

* Previous experience of completing service and repair documentation and records to meet required standards.

Technical Knowledge

* Excellent understanding of vehicle and body electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

* Up to date knowledge of basic health and safety legislation and practice and DVSA requirements.

Skills and Behaviours

* Customer service skills.

* Well-developed interpersonal skills.

* Good organisational and multi-tasking skills


* Be self-motivated and be able to work both individually or as part of a large team.

* Willingness to work flexibly as part of a rotating shift system.

* Ability to work safely in a physically demanding role.

* Ability to respond positively to ongoing changes in a challenging and dynamic operational environment.

In return you will get:

* A competitive rate of pay and benefits package

* 29 day’s holidays (incl bank holidays)

* Fully funded Training and opportunities for progression

* Pension Scheme

* life Insurance, childcare vouchers, discounts on major retail outlets

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