HGV Mechanic / Technician

  • The SmartList
  • Northampton, Northampton, UK
  • 17/07/2017
Full time Transportation Automotive

Job Description

TITLE: HGV Mechanic/Technician -Permanent

LOCATION: Northampton, Northamptonshire

WORKING HOURS: Full time, Permanent
51 hours per week (Mon-Fri 9hours plus Saturday mornings of 6 hours)
30-minute unpaid lunch break per day Monday - Friday

SALARY & BENEFITS: £37,830k + £2,400k per annum (£15 per hour + callout)
Call Out: £50 retainer per week on callout £25 paid if called out inclusive of 1st hour at callout.

All additional hours paid at £15 per hour

Plenty of Overtime available
Full waterproof work wear provided
Company Benefit Scheme giving all employees access to discounts from most major high street brands
31 days holiday with a holiday purchase scheme after 2 full years' service
Childcare Voucher Scheme

THE COMPANY: W T Transport-HGV Mechanic/Technician -Northampton, Northamptonshire

WT Transport are based in Northampton, is a privately-owned Logistics company providing transport and warehousing solutions to a variety of companies in the UK. The company has been established for over 20 years and has expanded rapidly in recent years due to winning a number of new contracts.

THE ROLE: W T Transport-HGV Mechanic/Technician -Northampton, Northamptonshire
In the role, you will be responsible for:
Ensuring that all company vehicles and trailers are inspected serviced and maintained to comply with current legislation, manufacturer recommendations and those statutory "O" licence requirements are complied with.
Preparation and presentation of vehicles and trailers for annual MOT inspection
Handling PMI's and rectifying all repairs & defects
Investigate and diagnose faults using computer based diagnostic equipment
Attending to breakdowns on the fleet as required (including out of hours)
Complete all relevant paperwork and documentation to a high standard
Ensure all aspects of our H&S working practices are adhered to including working to the company's safe systems of work and risk assessments.

THE CANDIDATE: W T Transport-HGV Mechanic/Technician -Northampton, Northamptonshire
The ideal candidate will have a flexible approach to working overtime when required by the business. You will have previous experience working in a similar role/environment and must hold an industry recognised qualification such as a NVQ or C&G. Having a Class 1 (C & E) or Class 2 (C) Licence would be advantageous but is not essential.

Desired Skills and Experience: - HGV Mechanic/Technician -Northampton, Northamptonshire
Previous experience in a similar role( Mechanic/Technician) essential
Industry recognised qualification -(NVQ, C&G, etc.)