Workshop Technician / Fitter - LGV - Cheltenham - Up to £36k

Workshop Technician / Fitter - LGV - Cheltenham - Up to £36k

Job Title: Workshop Technician / Fitter - LGV - Cheltenham - Up to £36k
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Pension & overtime,
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH10469_1491234838
Contact Name: Chris Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 03, 2017 16:53

Job Description

JOB TITLE HGV / LGV Workshop Technician

LOCATION Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

SALARY Competitive salary and excellent benefits

Our client is one of the UK's leading suppliers of integrated waste management and environmental solutions providing a total waste management service for the reduction, reuse, recycling, recovery and disposal of waste. They are family driven business with a strong reputation for their quality driven focus.

This is a permanent role, to be based Gloucestershire in one of their busy workshops.

The Role:

Our client is looking to recruit an HGV / LGV - Technician / Mechanic to be part of their team providing a high quality, reliable and cost effective vehicle maintenance service. You will be carrying out repairs, inspections and MOT's on a varied fleet of vehicles to a high standard in accordance with manufacturers and legislative guidelines.

Your principal responsibilities will be to (but not limited to):

  • Carry out vehicle inspections, repairs, including manufacturer warranty repairs and services in a timely manner and against agreed deadlines in accordance with supplier and Ministry standards.
  • Prepare and submit LGV vehicles for annual MOT inspections.
  • Undertake fault diagnosis, repair and report mechanical defects on hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical equipment.
  • Ensure full compliance with the Company's Health & Safety procedures and regulations at all times.
  • Compliance with Safe Operating Procedures (SOP's) and Risk Assessments.
  • Provide a high level of support and guidance to apprentice technicians.
  • Provide roadside assistance where safe to do so to broken down vehicles.
  • Ensure full compliance with all Company policies and procedures including health and safety and employment.

Qualifications & Essential Skills:

  • City & Guilds HGV parts 1, 2, & 3 or NVQ Level 3 qualification or equivalent, with suitable and relevant vehicle knowledge and experience.
  • Ideally hold a current LGV licence Class 2
  • Good understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics and electrics with strong practical and fitting skills on mechanical and technical equipment (desirable but can offer training where required on specialist kit).
  • Good problem solving skills

There is an excellent Salary and Benefits package on offer for the right candidate

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.