HGV Vehicle Maintenance Technician DAYS

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Automotive, Electronics, Engineering, Transport, Logistics
South West
£33,866 to £33,866 per annum
Salary Description:
£33866 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits
Centric People
Job Ref:

Job Title:            HGV Vehicle Maintenance Technician DAYS
Working Hours: 4 on 4 off shift pattern working 12-hour shifts An average 39 hours per week, working 12 hour shifts from 6am - 6pm and 7am - 7pm
Salary:                Days - £33,866
Location:            Solstice Park, Amesbury
Business Unit:   Transport
Job Introduction
Our client is delighted to announce that they have brand new roles available at their Distribution Centre in Amesbury, Wiltshire. With 115 HGV trailers currently onsite they are now recruiting for two experienced Vehicle Maintenance Technicians to be based at our onsite maintenance workshop.
Looking to the future, they have plans to build a large Vehicle Maintenance Workshop to support a growing fleet as they open more stores in the South.
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

- 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


- 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!

- 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

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