HGV Trailer Fitter x2

Recruiter
Ambitek Limited
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
12.00 - 14.00 GBP Annual + GBP12 - GBP14/annum Overtime paid at Time and a Half
Posted
27 Mar 2019
Closes
24 Apr 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
HGV Trailer Fitter

Our client, based in Stoke on Trent, is looking to recruit a permanent HGV Trailer Fitter.

Reporting to the Workshop Manager, the overall purpose of this role is to repair and maintain HGV and LGV vehicles. Key job areas are servicing and MOT preparation, body repairs and basic fault finding.

Key Responsibilities:

* Carry out inspections and repair (Transport)

* Undertake standard vehicle/equipment inspections, services and repairs

* Diagnose and rectify electrical and mechanical faults

* Working independently attending and managing routine servicing, site breakdowns and ensuring all repairs are controlled and rectified efficiently

* Participate in providing standby and call-out cover

* Ensure all correct paperwork is completed and accurate records maintained

* Responsible for making technical decisions in the absence of others

* Ensuring work load is prioritised and deadlines met

* Comply with Health and Safety policy and guidance documents

* Adopt safe methods of working

The role will require a flexible approach to hours as overtime may be required dependent on the job, and the role will include attending breakdowns when necessary.

Key Skills and Qualifications

* Experienced fitter with chassis and MOT preparation experience

* Previous experience of working HGV Trailers, basic welding, hydraulic and auto electrical skills are desirable but not essential

* Understanding of VOSA (Transport) requirements (VOSA certificate desirable)

* Knowledge of vehicle inspection standards and scheduled maintenance requirements

* Able to work well and safely as part of a team

* Able to demonstrate initiative and work unsupervised

* Able to work to tight deadlines, paying close attention to detail

On offer is an attractive basic pay rate of up to GBP14 per hour (GBP29,120 Per Annum) working 40 hours per week between the hours of 6am and 6pm Monday to Friday. Overtime is readily available and is paid at x1.5 therefore your potential take home per year could be in excess of GBP45,000 Per Annum if you were prepared to put the hours in.

Please send your CV in confidence to be considered for this exciting role.

We thank all candidates for their applications, however we will only contact applicants who closely meet the criteria of the post. The details of the above position have been kept brief therefore additional duties may be involved as necessary.

Ambitek is a Specialist Recruiter within the UK Manufacturing Engineering Industry, our sister company Ambipro are Experts in recruiting for the Legal Market