HGV Mechanic

Recruiter
Kemp Recruitment Ltd
Location
Oldbury
Salary
£29,744 per annum
Posted
30 Sep 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a commercial vehicle fleet hire organisation with their own in house workshop facilities is actively seeking to employ a skilled and experience HGV Mechanic.

The HGV Mechanic will be working on a large fleet of LCV's & HGV's you will be required to undertake all aspects of servicing, maintenance and repairs. Duties to include MOT preparations and presentations, general pre-planned servicing, diagnostics etc.

Responsibilities:

- Carry out preventative maintenance inspections to the highest standard ensuring all vehicles are safe and road tested prior to confirming completion.
- As and when requested be prepared to work at the customer’s premises to carry out servicing, repairs, inspections etc, this may also involve working on Saturdays.
- Prepare all vehicles to the highest standard for MOT to ensure minimum amount of failure`s occur to constantly maintain a PRS and Final pass rate above 95%.
- Service and maintain all vehicles to the highest standard at all times whilst ensuring the vehicles are operating safely and compliant with legislation. Ensuring all vehicles are road tested prior to confirming completion wherever possible.
- Ensure any wheels removed are refitted in the correct manner and wheel nuts torqued using the companies calibrated torque wrenches to the correct settings. (As per the wheel retorque policy).
- Wherever required steam clean the vehicles in preparation for maintenance /inspection & MOT presentation.
- Whenever called upon attend breakdowns whilst ensuring you are working in a safe manner at all times.
- Ensure good housekeeping of the Workshop & vehicles and your work area at all times.
- Ensure we comply with our commitment to our ISO14001 accreditation, by maintaining segregation of waste into the relevant areas at all times and general good housekeeping.
- Where required, collect and deliver vehicles.
- Where required, collect and deliver vehicle parts.

Qualifications:

- Strong organisation skills
- The ability to work alone and manage your own time
- A full UK driving licence
- Demonstrated ability to make decisions
- Experience in a similar mechanical role
- NVQ level 3 in Engineering for motor vehicle maintenance and/or City & Guilds level 2 in motor vehicle Maintenance is preferred but not essential.

The successful HGV mechanic will be required to work a 42 hour week, Monday to Friday 8am - 5.30pm and alternate Saturdays 8am - 12pm

The successful HGV mechanic can earn a salary of £29,744.

To apply for this role as HGV Mechanic please reply to this advert with an up to date copy of your CV or call Tom at Kemp Recruitment on for further information.