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HGV Technician Job in Gloucestershire

Service Department, Commercial Dealership
£33280 per annum
HGV Technician required in Cheltenham.
  • Up to £16 per hour pending experience plus overtime at time and a half rate.
  • Monday to Friday 8:00am-5:30pm. 
  • Excellent long-term career prospects with one of the UK's fastest growing vehicle recovery specialists.
Due to business expansion our client, an independent commercial vehicle fleet maintenance and vehicle recovery specialist that have been operating for over 20 years across the UK, are currently looking to hire an experienced Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) Technician for their brand new state-of-the-art premises in Cheltenham.

Reporting to the Depot Manager and working as part of a friendly workshop team, as a HGV Technician your role will have two key elements.

Firstly, as a HGV Technician you will be carrying out the fault diagnosis, service, maintenance, and repair of commercial vehicles (predominantly fleet maintenance and recovery vehicles) to the high standard laid down by our client.

You will need to any faults are accurately diagnosed and report to the Depot Manager as required on vehicle condition, safety, reliability and performance.

Secondly, as a HGV Technician you will be assisting in the building, modifying and assembling of various recovery vehicles bodies given our client is the sole UK distributor for a major recovery vehicle body manufacturer.

In order to be eligible for this HGV Technician role, you will ideally hold an IMI/NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair however our client is willing to consider candidates for this HGV Technician role with no formal qualifications but strong time served working experience as a HGV Technician looking to undertake a new challenge.

Overall as a HGV Technician, you will need to be a committed individual and a good team player with strong verbal and written skills. You must be able to produce a high quality of work in a busy workshop environment and be motivated to work towards targets set for your team.

Applicants with any experience of coach or vehicle body building, experience of working breakdown recovery, or an active HGV driving licence would be highly advantageous however this is non-essential as full training would be provided.

For your hard work as a HGV Technician, our client is offering:
  • Starting hourly rate up to £16 per hour pending experience and current earnings. 
  • Overtime subject to availability paid at an enhanced rate of time and a half.
  • 28 days annual leave (including the bank holidays).
  • Workplace pension scheme.
  • Access to further technical training and development. 
  • Excellent long-term career prospects with one of the UK's fastest growing vehicle recovery specialists.
  • Working hours from Monday to Friday 8:00am-5:30pm with no weekends required.
If this HGV Technician Job interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Automotive Jobs in Cheltenham please contact Josh Buck at Perfect Placement UK Ltd.

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