Commercial Vehicle Foreman

  • Location

    Camberley, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Commercial Dealership, Service Department

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  • Salary:

    Up to £38000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Martin Bane

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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** This job is currently on hold due to the COVID-19 current situation, but we still encourage your application so we can notify our Client of suitable candidates **


HGV Fitter / Workshop Foreman
£12 - £15 per hour + Call out bonus
Camberley, Surrey
Commercial / Plant Service Centre

Our client a Plant and Commercial Vehicle Specialist are currently in the market for an experienced Heavy Goods Vehicle Mechanic / Workshop Foreman to join their busy team!

As a Foreman / HGV Fitter your day to day duties will include:

  • Prepare, present and accompany all vehicles, for annual MOT inspections ensuring a first time pass
  • Carry out periodic safety inspections to all HGV vehicles to VOSA inspection manual standards
  • Carry out fault diagnosis on complex hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems, with a first time fix policy
  • To carry out welding, fabrication and body repairs as required
  • To attend broken down or accident damaged vehicles and effect permanent or running repairs as required.
  • To prepare and decommission vehicles
  • To complete associated paperwork to ensure that all statistics and legal information are produced, update dedicated workshop computer system as necessary
  • To ensure that all relevant legislation and Health and Safety procedures are adhered to
  • To maintain work areas in a safe and clean condition
  • To attend training courses linked to PDR reviews and service needs

Person Specification:

  • Must be computer literate
  • You must be a qualified HGV mechanic with a professionally recognised qualification in Heavy Vehicle / Plant Maintenance and repair (NVQ Level 2 or 3 or equivalent)
  • Qualified - City and Guilds Level 3 HGV or equivalent
  • Good communicator and able to manage a working workshop with minimal supervision
  • Flexible to working hours
  • IRTEC Licence holder desired (Inspection Technician Accreditation) or similar professionally recognised qualification in Heavy Vehicle Inspection
  • Be conversant with the DVSA produces annual test inspection manuals, which give details of inspection methods and pass/fail criteria
  • Experience in hydraulics, pneumatic and electrics would be an advantage, training would be available for the right candidate.
  • Class 2 HGV Licence

At Perfect Placement, we specialise in Automotive Careers, so if this Workshop Foreman / HGV Fitter Job has interested you or you would like to know about other Automotive Jobs in Farnborough, Camberley and Aldershot please get in touch with Martin Bane today.

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