HGV Technician

  • Location:

    South Ayrshire

  • Sector:

    Car Dealership, Service Department

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £34000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kevin Barnbrook

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01603 701077

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


HGV Technician

- Ayrshire
- Basic Salary up to £31,096
- OTE – Competitive depending on experience.
- Comprehensive Benefits Package.

Are you looking for a new opportunity? Do you want a new challenge?

Our large dealership client based in Ayrshire is looking for an HGV Technician to join their experienced busy team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced HGV Technician to join our large client where there are real opportunities for career progression.

Duties as a HGV Technician will include:

- To observe, recognise and report on vehicle or component defects or symptoms of impending failure.
- To examine vehicles completely and report orally or in writing upon the vehicles condition, safety and reliability and performance (MOT).
- To carry out roadside repairs and to recover defective or damaged vehicles within the terms of the law. Fully comply with Manufacturers protocol and policies and safe working at roadside.
- To protect all vehicles under repair against damage and to inspect each vehicle for damage and cleanliness upon completion of repair.
- To draw the Supervisor/Workshop Controllers attention to any faults notice in either the interests of the owner or other faults that could make the vehicle dangerous or illegal if taken out on a public highway.
- To always seek permission before fitting parts to customers’ vehicles that have not been previously authorised and to return parts for warranty and customer inspection at all times.
- To ensure all service and maintenance sheets, customer defect reports, manufacturer paperwork and electronic documentation.
- To attend recognised courses of instruction as and when required and to assist in the training of apprentices upon assignment.
- To report any broken or faulty equipment to your Supervisor/Manager in line with our Group Health & Safety Policy.
- To maintain a high standard of cleanliness within the working area and a presentable personal appearance whilst observing the Group Health & Safety and Environmental Policy at all times.
- To interpret and implement technical service instructions data, and to indent such information for replacement.

What you will need as a HGV Technician:

- A relevant formal qualification (City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in Vehicle Repair) with a proven track record in vehicle repair and servicing with up to date valid irtec licence (Minimum 1 year post Apprentice experience).
- A full valid UK driving license, including HGV Licence.
- The ability to follow instructions and procedures.
- Whilst shortlisting we will be looking for you to be able to demonstrate the ability to confidently perform the following:
- Diagnostics
- Routine Maintenance
- Safety Inspections
- Fleet Maintenance experience
- General mechanical ability

If you believe this HGV Technician vacancy is suitable to your experience and you are looking for your next challenge or the next step in your career, please get in touch with Kevin Barnbrook at Perfect Placement today to find out more information.

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