HGV Fitter / Technician

Birkenhead

Birkenhead

Our client currently has a vacancy for an HGV Fitter / Technician to join their busy depot in Birkenhead.

The Role

  • Maintenance and repair of vehicle chassis and cab to meet current legislation Health and Safety and VOSA requirements both in the workshop and on the roadside.
  • Maintenance and repair of waste handling equipment, including electrical hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Carry out scheduled service and inspections to meet company operator’s licence commitments.
  • Complete service and repair documentation and records in accordance with company requirements and standards.
  • Overhaul of hydraulic and pneumatic systems and other workshop equipment.
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping, both electronically and paper based.
  • Assist the foreman with H&S issues to maintain OHSAS18001 standard already achieved, including reviewing risk assessments, COSHH, compliance database etc, along with the day-to-day operations of the workshop.

Requirements

The core skills and experience required are:

  • Appropriate technical qualifications.
  • MOT preparation
  • Vehicle computer Diagnostics
  • Hydraulics
  • HGV licence preferable but not essential, fully funded training can be provided for the right candidate.
  • Excellent understanding of vehicle maintenance requirements and procedures.
  • Effective verbal and written skills coupled with strong decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience as a mechanic in a commercial vehicle environment.
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Personal Qualities:

  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Flexible and proactive attitude
  • Driven and positive
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Able to manage multiple tasks

Benefits

In return you will get:

  • A competitive rate of pay and benefits package
  • 28 days holidays (incl bank holidays)
  • Fully funded Training and opportunities for progression
  • Pension Scheme

Forward Assist Recruitment is operating as an employment agency. Forward Assist Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

 

For further details and / or to apply for this job, please contact us today quoting Ref: JB-1811

07748 707550

Or email your CV in confidence to:
support+JB1811forwardassistrecruitment.com