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HGV Vehicle Maintenance Technician - NIGHTS - Amesbury

Centric Talent
Amesbury, UK
Closing date
3 Dec 2020

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Job Title: HGV Vehicle Maintenance Technician NIGHTS

Working Hours:

4 on 4 off shift pattern working 12-hour shifts An average 39 hours per week, working 12 hour shifts from 6pm - 6am and 7pm - 7am

Location: Solstice Park, Amesbury

Job Introduction
Our client is delighted to announce that they have brand new roles available at their Distribution Centre in Amesbury, Wiltshire. With 115 HGV trailers currently onsite they are now recruiting for two experienced Vehicle Maintenance Technicians to be based at our onsite maintenance workshop.
Looking to the future, they have plans to build a large Vehicle Maintenance Workshop to support a growing fleet as they open more stores in the South.

Job Overview

Vehicle Maintenance Technicians:-

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 requestedMinimum Criteria required


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

IRTEC inspection licence along with any tail lift inspection certification
Main dealership experience
Tail lift experienceAbout the Company

Our client is a privately-owned family run discount retailer selling top brands at the lowest possible price on the UK high street. Having started more than 40 years ago in Liverpool their customers continue to be at the heart of everything they do and throughout our 530 stores we have over 4.5 million customers each week.
With plans to increase their store portfolio to 900 stores throughout the UK, they are a fast-paced retailer opening 50 stores a year (nearly one every weekend) - and they wouldn't have it any other way!


6 weeks paid holiday rising to 6.6 weeks upon 5 years' service
Company pension scheme
Onsite subsidised Health and Fitness Centre
Subsidised canteen
Access to social and sporting events
10% in store discount
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