HGV Fitter / Technician


£29000.00 - £32000.00

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

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 Operators 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.


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



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-1775

07748 707550

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