HGV Fitter

  • Location:

    Skelmersdale, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Logistics

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    John Wilson

  • Contact email:

    John.Wilson@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/520435

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-11

  • Startdate:

    11/04/2019 16:42:15

HGV Fitter

Skelmersdale

£11.00 - £13.00 Per Hour (depending on experience)

Monday - Friday (50 hours per week)

Duties & Responsibilities:-

  • Carry out HGV / trailer repairs
  • To inspect and conduct pre MOT checks to DVSA/VOSA standards
  • To inspect, report, repair and service trailers, vehicles and factory transport.
  • Routine & Planned Servicing
  • Trailer Repair & Maintenance
  • Brake testing trailers as part of their PMI inspection.
  • Preparing trailers for MOT tests.
  • Ensuring that all paperwork is filled in correctly and in a timely fashion.
  • Rectifying defects which may arise in the general running of the fleet of trailers and tractors as and when needed.
  • To ensure that Health and Safety is maintained to the highest standards in line not only with HSE standards but also those of the Company.
  • To ensure that high standards of housekeeping are carried out both within the maintenance areas and also the steam cleaning bay.
  • Presenting vehicles for annual test to an external test centre.

Requirements:

  • HGV C+E, Class 1 license (desirable)
  • Hold an Industry recognised qualification, either City & Guilds or NVQ Level 3.
  • Experience with working on commercial vehicles, trucks and lorries
  • Experience working in a busy workshop environment
  • You should have HGV mechanical experience
  • Good knowledge of H&S practices.
  • Excellent mechanical diagnostic skills.
  • Good attention to details.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Effectively manage time and meet deadlines.
  • Be able to work well individually and as part of a team.

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