HGV / Workshop Fitter

React Recruitment Ltd
31 Mar 2019
23 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our established Client based in Medway is currently seeking an HGV / Workshop Fitter to join their team.

Shifts (40 hours per week):


* Week 1 06:00 -14:00

* Week 2 14:00-22:00

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

* Week 4 14:00-22:00

Duties include:

* Perform planned and reactive maintenance on vehicles and plant

* 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

* 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

* 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

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

Education/ Skills/ Attributes

* 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

* Work consistently to high standards of health and safety

* 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

* Organising and planning skills

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