HGV Trailer Mechanic

  • Location:

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Logistics

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £10.00 - £11.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    John Wilson

  • Contact email:

    John.Wilson@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/512688

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-13

  • Startdate:

    06/02/2019 16:54:13

HGV Trailer Mechanic

Leyland, Preston

Monday - Friday - Days

£9.00 - £11.00 per hour + Overtime Available

Duties & Responsibilities:-

  • Carry out HGV / trailer repairs
  • 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)
  • Experience with working on commercial vehicles, trucks and lorries
  • Experience working in a busy workshop environment
  • Trailer mechanic experience (desirable)
  • Computer Literate
  • Excellent working knowledge of LGV trailer maintenance
  • Knowledge of LGV electrical systems
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision to a high standard

*Candidates with LGV experience will also be considered.

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