HGV Technician

  • Job Reference: J4909
  • Date Posted: 6 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Demob Job
  • Website: https://www.demobjob.co.uk/
  • Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £60,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Plus overtime & benefits
  • Sector: Engineering, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Due to continued growth, my client, who is a leading vehicle maintenance company based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, are now recruiting for a Vehicle Technician to join their existing team. The successful Vehicle Technician will be responsible for the service, maintenance, repair, and carrying out pre- MOT checks on vehicles from 3.5 ton up to 44 ton.

Please note, this role is working a 50-hour week however, you will be rewarded with a very attractive £60,000 basic salary and the potential to earn higher with overtime.

HGV Technician Responsibilities:

  • Inspection of vehicles for customers to ensure that all service and maintenance needed to maintain the vehicle is recorded and carried out.
  • Use computerized diagnostic machine to locate any mechanical faults.
  • Provide roadside assistance when needed to broken down vehicles.
  • Complete job cards and write reports regarding customer vehicle fleets.
  • Carry out Pre-mot checks and complete mot testing on vehicles.
  • Carry out fault diagnosis on hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems and effect repairs to same.
  • Ensure health & safety procedures are followed and adhered to.

HGV Technician Requirements:

  • The successful candidates must have an NVQ Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering with a proven background in a similar role.
  • Experience working on HGV vehicles is essential.
  • Basic electrical knowledge for fault diagnosis and rectification.
  • Holding a current HGV/LGV Class 2 minimum licence.
  • Must hold a full UK driving licence.

HGV Technician Benefits:

  • Attractive salary of £60,000.
  • Monday to Friday 8am- 6pm & Saturdays 8am – 1pm.
  • 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Opportunity for overtime.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Private Healthcare.

NOTE – Our client encourages applications from candidates from both commercial and ex-military backgrounds; Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force, particularly those from a REME Vehicle Mechanic, Royal Engineer Plant Mechanic or RAF Ground Support Mechanic Background.