HGV Technician

Kingston upon Thames
Waste Management
£34000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
31-07-2020 07:01 AM

HGV Technician

Kingston Upon Thames

Monday-Friday Full time

Up to £36,000 + Package


We are currently seeking to recruit a HGV Fitter / HGV Technician / Vehicle Fitter, to join a leading waste management business in the UK. You will be responsible for maintaining and repairing a mixed fleet of vehicles and equipment in a workshop and mobile based role.

What will I be doing?

As a HGV Fitter, you will be responsible for:

  • Service, repairs and MOT preparation on their commercial fleet of waste transport vehicles
  • Planned and reactive maintenance - PPMs, breakdowns, fault finding etc.
  • Working towards company standards and adhering to health & safety processes
  • Inspections / servicing / repairs to company vehicles
  • Roadside collections and workshop-based duties
  • Root cause analysis and investigations on suppliers and own vehicles
  • Keeping documentation accurate and up to date
  • Other duties as required

What skills & experience do I need?

  • LGV / HGV Fitter experience
  • Municipal services / Heavy industries experience
  • NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) in Heavy Maintenance, Engineering or Heavy Vehicle Maintenance
  • Class 2 HGV Licence is desired but Full UK driving licence is essential.

What's in it for me?

  • Basic Salary up to £36,000
  • Competitive Package
  • Opportunity to work with a leader in Waste Management services

How do I apply?

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your latest CV to gnixon@astutetechnical.co.uk or call Gemma Nixon on 02392 222 964 for a confidential chat.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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