Heavy Vehicle Technician - Automotive Company

The Solution Automotive
27000.00 GBP Annual + + GBP27k basic + allowances
17 Jan 2019
26 Jan 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
We are now recruiting Heavy Vehicle Technicians for our client's busy and state of art workshop. Do you want to join the largest fleet operator in the UK? Do you want to take that next step and develop your career? With a Fleet of over 49,000 vehicles, meeting the challenge of maintaining our vehicles and those of our customers is a real team effort. Offering an attractive salary/benefits package, there couldn't be a better time to join our client as a Heavy Vehicle Technician. The Role 36.5 hours per week Full time Typical shift pattern will be 06:00 until 14:00 and 14:00 until 22:00 rotating weekly. This is a permanent contracts We are looking for professional heavy vehicle technicians to perform a full range of inspections, diagnosis, maintenance and repair procedures on all types of vehicle, trailers and mechanical equipment and plant operated by our client. Successful candidates must be fully qualified to at least advanced level (IMI Level 3 in Heavy vehicle maintenance & repair or an equivalent qualification) and have proven experience of working on the types of vehicles, trailers and units that you would expect our client to have, for example LGV. A successful applicant will be expected to work as part of an effective team. You will need to hold a C Category UK manual drivers licence (class 2) with less than 6 penalty points. Salary & Benefits With a starting salary of GBP27,798 per annum plus a fleet allowance of GBP606.84 per annum. You also expect the following benefits; Four weeks annual leave on entry with options to purchase more. A 36.5 hour working week. Technicians can also expect Shift Payments made in addition to the basic salary as well as Overtime and Scheduled Attendance in addition to basic salary. A competitive Company Pension Scheme. All tools and equipment supplied. And lastly a great opportunity to develop your career working for the largest fleet operator in the UK. About the Role As a vehicle technician, you'll perform a full range of inspections, diagnosis, maintenance and repair procedures on all types of vehicles in our Client's fleet - one of Europe's largest. You'll work on smaller vans right up to HGVs and mechanical equipment - with tools and PPE supplied by the Client. You'll receive extensive training and full induction to ensure you have the skills to carry out the job. About You You must be qualified to IMI Level 3 or equivalent (L3 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair) A team player who takes real pride in their work, you'll be prepared to go the extra mile to ensure the job is done effectively. You'll be qualified to IMI Level 3 or equivalent in Light or Heavy vehicle maintenance and repair with a full driving licence (LGV preferred). You'll need to work well with the wider team while also confidently taking the initiative when necessary. We're offering a clean, supportive working environment - one where you can make real progress. Please ensure your CV is up to date, and has all relevant contact details including address. Who are you applying to? The Solution Automotive Recruitment have been placing candidates into the UK Motor Trade since 1999. We have a fantastic relationship with all our clients and candidates across the country, many very long standing relationships. If you are skilled and experienced Automotive candidate, we want to hear from you and rest assured, you'll be dealing with a person, not just a consultant! Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we get, we can only respond to the candidates who match the criteria set for this vacancy. We will retain your CV on our database and make contact as and when suitable vacancies arise. We will NEVER send your CV anywhere without your permission. Key positons; Sales Executive, Sales Manager, Business Manager, Service Advisor, Parts Advisor, Technician, Mechanic, Master Technician, Workshop Controller, Service Manager, After Sales Manager, Dealer Principal, General Manager.