Workshop Vehicle Engineer

Workshop Vehicle Engineer

Job Title: Workshop Vehicle Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Haringey, London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 10621DM_1505465786
Contact Name: Chris Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 15, 2017 09:56

Job Description

JOB TITLE Workshop Vehicle Engineer - LGV / HGV

LOCATION Haringey, North London

SALARY From £28k to £31k plus excellent benefits

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Workshop Vehicle Engineer with a LGV background to join our client's Haringey Workshop, based in North London.

Our client is a global leader in environmental solutions, providing a comprehensive range of waste, water and energy management services throughout the UK. This will a be permanent role, to be based in their North London Workshop.

The Role:

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Vehicle Engineer with a background in LGV maintenance to join our clients' fleet team, based in London. You will be required to maintain and repair a mixed fleet of vehicles and equipment in accordance to company standards. This will include undertaking diagnosis of vehicles and equipment faults & carrying out major component overhauls.

You will work shifts Monday - Friday alternating 06.00-14.30 and 11.30-20.00.

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

  • Undertake inspections/servicing/repairs to Company vehicles and equipment to Company standards and procedures.
  • Carry out vehicle safety inspection in line with group fleet policy
  • Complete all Company documentation related to service/repair reporting.
  • Use and operate workshop facilities and equipment safely and in accordance with Company and Legal requirements.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the vehicle/equipment on which they are working, and the workshop and surrounding areas.
  • Report any unsafe or defective plant, tools, equipment, PPE, practices, methods or other hazards

Essential Skills:

  • City & Guilds Level 3 in HGV mechanical engineering or equivalent engineering qualification
  • IRTEC "Service Maintenance Technician" accreditation desired or willing to achieve
  • LGV licence is essential
  • Valid DCPC preferred but not essential
  • Experience in use of OBD Diagnostic tools (TEXA, STAR, EASY etc.)
  • Major component overhaul skills (Engine, Gearbox, Braking systems)
  • Specialist skills (Pneumatics, Welding, Hydraulics, Electrical systems )
  • Possess personal basic engineering tool kit ( Air gun, Spanners, Sockets, Screwdrivers, etc.)
  • Experience in maintaining waste vehicles is preferred, but not essential as fully training will be provided

If you or anyone you know are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity to develop your career, please send an up to date copy of your CV and a covering letter to or call 023 92 222 964 and ask to speak to Don Marsh for more information.

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.