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HGV Technician

Service Department, Commercial Dealership
£29742 - £32000 per annum
HGV Technician in Southampton 
  • 35.5 Mon – Fri – Rotating shift
  • Basic Salary Up to £29,742 pa.
  • Fleet Management Company
  • 4 Weeks Holiday + Bank Holidays!
  • Southampton, Hampshire
Our Client is one of the largest Fleet Operators within the UK with a network of 110 workshops and an operational fleet of nearly 50,000 vehicles!
They are currently seeking a qualified HGV Technician to perform a full range of inspections, diagnosis, maintenance and repair procedures on a range of vehicle, trailers and mechanical equipment operated by the group.
Our Client offers a supportive working environment, with continued recognition, training and development.
Uniquely our Client also provides the successful HGV Technician with the tools to do the job, so if you’ve recently emigrated and have the right to work in the UK or a recent College graduate, but are missing tools then this is an ideal starter role for your UK automotive career.
 What’s in it for you as a HGV Technician?
  • A Basic Salary of £29,742 p.a (Excluding Overtime). – equivalent to £16.10p.h.
  • A supportive Management Structure
  • All tools and equipment supplied
  • 35.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday (3 week rotating shift pattern; weeks 1&2 working between 06:00 - 14:00, week 3 working between 11:00 - 19:00)
  • 4 Weeks Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Systems & Process Training
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Competitive Company Pension
  • Future Development Opportunities with a large Group.
Duties of a HGV Technician with our Client:
  • Receive job cards as allocated by the workshop controller and review work with supervisors as required.
  • Perform routine maintenance and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Test drive vehicles and test components and systems, using equipment such as computerised diagnostic devices.
  • Examine vehicles to determine extent of damage or malfunctions.
  • Repair, reline, replace, and adjust brakes.
  • Follow checklists to ensure all important parts are examined, including belts, hoses, steering systems, spark plugs, brake and fuel systems, wheel bearings, and other potentially troublesome areas.
  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications, and tune-ups.
  • Repair and service air conditioning (when appropriately trained) heating, engine-cooling, and electrical systems.
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to meet manufacturer’s performance specifications.
  • Repair and rebuild faulty assemblies such as power systems, steering systems, and linkages.
  • Identifying errors / problems and determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanised Devices, or Equipment — driving vehicles and operating workshop equipment
  • Analysing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution to solve problems.
  • Keeping up-to-date technically and applying knowledge to your job.
  • Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
What our Client expects of their HGV Technician:
  • Qualified to NVQ/IMI Level 3 Heavy vehicle maintenance & repair or Equivalent
  • Previous experience within a Commercial Vehicle Environment
  • Strong understanding of technical issues and the ability to resolve them.
  • Adaptable team player
  • Ideally Class 1 / C+E HGV Driving Licence
  • Or a Class 2  HGV Licence / C Licence
  • Ability to think on your feet with a 'can do' attitude.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong leadership and customer service skills.
If this HGV Technician role interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Automotive Jobs such as HGV Mechanic, Truck Mechanic, Lorry Mechanic, Truck Technician, LCV Technician, PCV Technician, Bus Technician, Coach Technician, Plant Technician, Agricultural Technician, Vehicle Technician in Southampton, Portsmouth, Gosport, Fareham, Waterlooville, Havant, Chichester, Petersfield, Eastleigh, Chandlers Ford, Basingstoke, Alton, Farnham, Aldershot, New Alersford, Romsey, Andover, West End, Hedge End, Bishops Waltham, Denmead, Southampton, and Hampshire please contact Martin Bane at Perfect Placement.
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