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£35000 - £42000 + £35-42k OT Benefits
Mon to Friday - 10hr shifts - Days

We are recruiting at our (enter site) for an HGV Skilled Mechanic.

The successful candidate will support expansion of workshops and manage fleet repairs inhouse

Role & Responsibilities

  • To Inspect and maintain our HGV Fleet to comply with Legal & Company standards.
  • Prepare vehicles for MOT Testing and transport to Test Centre.
  • To record vehicle defects and keep accurate records of work carried out on each vehicle.
  • Repair Minor Accident Damage.
  • Carry out Fault Diagnosis.
  • Actively seek solutions to problems.
  • Provides excellent customer service at all times.
  • Working with the following Equipment (vehicles, trailers, and ancillary equipment):
  • Vehicles

 

  • Volvo FE220 26ton 6 x 2 rigid, refrigerated  Scania P280  26ton 6 x 2 rigid, refrigerated
  • Mercedes 1843 4x2 tractor unit Mercedes 2548 6x2 tractor unit Volvo FM11 tractor unit Daf CF 85 tractor unit
  • Trailer 10.6m refrigerated box trailer 13.6m refrigerated box trailer 13.6m refrigerated curtain side trailer
  • Tail Lifts Palfinger - Column lift Dholandia  - Column lift

 

Shift Patterns

  • Day Shift – 5 on 2 off – 10hr shifts (Every other Saturday half day)

Key skills & experience

  • Relevant experience in a similar role is desirable
  • Works well both independently and in a team
  • Manages deadlines well and understands how to prioritise a workload
  • A positive thinking and self-motivated individual
  • An effective team member who works well on their own initiative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates an excellent attitude to work
  • No more than 6 minor points on driving licence (No CDs, DDs, DRs or INs)

Qualifications

  • Commercial experience on HGV’s is essential
  • City & Guilds part 1 & 2 &3/ BTEC / IMI in motor vehicle management or equivalent practical experience in the commercial vehicle industry

Benefits

  • A competitive salary, weekly paid
  • Overtime paid at x1.5 basic rate
  • Saturday paid at x1.5 basic rate, Sunday paid at x2 basic rate
  • Additional 23% uplift of base rate for unsociable hours worked between 6PM – 4AM
  • X2 Life Assurance
  • Access an exclusive rewards platform
  • Company Pension
  • Access to the Rewards discount scheme offering over 800 discounts online and in-store and the potential to make savings across grocery and clothes shopping, holidays, insurance, gifts and more
  • Have pride in what you achieve as a member of a team
  • Be provided with a free corporate uniform
  • Free onsite secured colleague car parking

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We support thousands of people and over 500 businesses across the West Midlands and beyond, to succeed, prosper and grow. In a nutshell, we believe everybody deserves to be workhappy.

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