Heavy Goods Vehicle Maintenance Technician

Employer
Home Bargains
Location
Boscombe Down, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Introduction

We are delighted to announce that we have brand new roles available at our Distribution Centre in Amesbury, Wiltshire.

With 115 HGV trailers currently onsite we are now recruiting for an experienced Vehicle Maintenance Technician to be based at our onsite maintenance workshop.

We are currently building a large Vehicle Maintenance Workshop onsite to support a growing fleet as we open more Home Bargains stores in the South.

Role Responsibility

  • Carry out preventative vehicle maintenance and servicing, MOT preparation and repairs to a high standard
  • Inspect vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately, using computer-based diagnostic equipment
  • Repair or replace broken or defective parts and resolve defects
  • Road test vehicles to check repairs
  • Maintain VMU equipment and working areas to a good, clean condition
  • Use hand tools and general garage equipment
  • Tail Lift maintenance and vehicle body work repairs, fabrication and basic welding processes
  • Complete administrative tasks and reports as requested


The Ideal Candidate

Essential
  • Min 3 years' proven experience as a Vehicle Technician with trailer maintenance experience
  • Level 2 City & Guilds or BTECH National in HGV Motor Vehicle Engineering or equivalent UK recognised qualification
  • UK Driving licence (HGV category an advantage)
  • Experience in fault diagnostic equipment, e.g. Tech tool, STAR and JAL and including trailer systems
  • A desire for delivering the highest possible standards of work with respect to quality and compliance
  • Must own standard tools - more specific tools will be provided


Desirable
  • IRTEC inspection licence along with any tail lift inspection certification
  • Main dealership experience
  • Tail lift experience


Package Description

  • £37,589 per annum
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern, working an average 39 hours per week, from 6am - 6pm and 7am - 7pm
  • 5.6 weeks paid holiday rising to 6.6 weeks upon 5 years' service
  • Contributable Company pension scheme
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Free parking
  • 10% store discount
  • Access to social and sporting events
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