HGV - Vehicle Maintenance Technician NIGHTS

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Automotive, Electronics, Engineering, Transport, Logistics
Region:
North West
Location:
Liverpool
Salary:
£33,866 to £33,866 per annum
Salary Description:
£33866 per annum
Posted:
15/11/2018
Recruiter:
Centric People
Job Ref:
MG-15

Job Title:            HGV Vehicle Maintenance Technician
Working Hours:  4 on 4 off shift pattern working 12-hour shifts (Days Or Nights available)
Salary:                Nights - £33,866 plus £6,434.54 (night shift premium)
Location:            Gillmoss, Liverpool
Business Unit:    Transport
 
Job Introduction
At our client’s purpose-built vehicle maintenance unit onsite at their one million sq. ft. distribution centre at Gillmoss, Liverpool they have an opportunity for an experienced HGV Vehicle Maintenance Technician to join their team.
The unit is a Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency Authorised Testing Facility (DVSA ATF) and operates a Tachograph bay with six fully equipped working bays which enables the maintenance and servicing of their modern fleet of vehicles and trailers.
Job Overview
Vehicle Maintenance Technicians:-

- Carry out preventative vehicle maintenance and servicing, MOT preparation and repairs to a high standard
- Inspect vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately, using computer-based diagnostic equipment
- Repair or replace broken or defective parts and resolve defects
- Road test vehicles to check repairs
- Maintain VMU equipment and working areas to a good, clean condition
- Use hand tools and general garage equipment
- Tail Lift maintenance and vehicle body work repairs, fabrication and basic welding processes
- Complete administrative tasks and reports as requested

Minimum Criteria required
Essential

- Min 3 years’ proven experience as a Vehicle Technician with trailer maintenance experience
- Level 2 City & Guilds or BTECH National in HGV Motor Vehicle Engineering or equivalent UK recognised qualification
- UK Driving licence (HGV category an advantage)
- Experience in fault diagnostic equipment, e.g. Tech tool, STAR and JAL and including trailer systems
- A desire for delivering the highest possible standards of work with respect to quality and compliance
- Must own standard tools - more specific tools will be provided

 
Desirable

- IRTEC inspection licence along with any tail lift inspection certification
- Main dealership experience
- Tail lift experience

About the Company
Our client is a privately-owned family run discount retailer selling top brands at the lowest possible price on the UK high street.
Having started more than 40 years ago in Liverpool their customers continue to be at the heart of everything they do and throughout our 530 stores we have over 4.5 million customers each week.
With plans to increase their store portfolio to 900 stores throughout the UK, they are a fast-paced retailer opening 50 stores a year (nearly one every weekend) - and they wouldn't have it any other way!
Benefits

- 6 weeks paid holiday rising to 6.6 weeks upon 5 years’ service
- Company pension scheme
- Onsite subsidised Health and Fitness Centre
- Subsidised canteen
- Access to social and sporting events
- 10% in store discount

Contact Details:
Centric People
Tel: 01484 90 30 40
Contact: Mark Granger
Email:

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