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HGV Technician / Mechanic

  • Location

    Swansea, Wales

  • Sector:

    Commercial Dealership, Service Department

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Josh Buck

  • Contact email:

    josh@perfectplacement.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    J79008_D

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-30

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Our Client, a Commercial Vehicle Dealership in the Swansea region is currently looking to recruit a fully qualified and experienced Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) Technician / Mechanic for their busy Automotive Service Department.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* To inspect and repair MOT customers vehicles to meet VOSA/manufacturer standards.
* To complete all documentation accurately and promptly, including raising temporary job cards where necessary.
* To have due regard for Health and Safety of both members of staff and customers.
* To protect and maintain all company tools by using them in the prescribed manner and returning them to their place of storage immediately after use.
* To protect and take care of both our clients and customers property.
* To report all damage on customers and company vehicles as soon as it is known or becomes apparent.
* To drive vehicles in a proper and safe manner.
* To maintain the cleanliness of work areas and remove all scrap etc.
* To be aware of additional business opportunities and make the relevant Department aware of them
* Availability to take vehicle to MOT station and carry out required duties.
* To attend required training courses in order to maintain a commitment to developing your knowledge and skills in line with our client's fleet profile.
* To work a reasonable amount of overtime when requested in order to allow our client to suit customers operational requirements.
* To be competent, willing and able to work unsupervised and to provide site/roadside assistance when required to cover customer needs, this includes participation in an out of hours 24 hour call out rota.
* To follow instructions and to adopt working practices given by the management team.
* At times of holidays and staff shortages, be willing to work outside your normal hours of employment to meet the company needs.

APPLICANT SPECIFICATION:

You will ideally be a qualified HGV Technician / Mechanic to NVQ Level 2 or equivalent as a minimum however my client is willing to consider candidates with strong and stable time served experience as a HGV Technician / Mechanic. You will also need to hold a UK driving licence with minimal points (a HGV driving license would be highly advantageous however is non-essential), experience working on HGVs, be a committed individual and be a good team player. You must be able to produce a high quality of work in a busy environment and be motivated to work towards targets set for you team.

PACKAGE DETAILS:

For your hard work Our Client is offering…

* Starting salary of £11 per hour on a minimum 39 hour working week (£22,308 per annum).
* Overtime subject to availability paid at time and a half rate and a bonus scheme creating an uncapped annual earnings of £25,000 per annum.
* Company pension scheme.
* 30 days holiday which increases over length of service.
* Full manufacturer training and development with the possibility to enter in to a 24 hour call out rota with fantastic financial benefits once fully trained (usually a minimum of 1 to 2 years to become fully trained).

You are required to work a weekly shift system where in your first week you work 7:00am-3:00pm Monday to Friday and in your second week 2:00pm-10:00pm Monday to Friday. You are required to 1 in 2 Saturdays 7:00am-12:00pm (Saturdays paid as overtime).

At Perfect Placement we specialise in Automotive Careers so if this HGV Job interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Automotive Jobs in Swansea please contact Josh Buck.