Service Care Solutions Ltd
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HGV Mechanic

Service Care Solutions are working with a local authority based in Leicestershire who are recruiting for a HGV Mechanic to join there team.

Main responsibilities will be to:

  • To drive and manoeuvre motor vehicles and plant as necessary, recovering defective or damaged vehicles, carrying out the full range of technical checks and diagnostic tests required for light & heavy goods, and passenger transport vehicles.

  • To observe, recognise and report on mechanical and electrical vehicle, component, or systems defects, or impending failure, assessing, recording and/or costing the repair (as appropriate).

  • To carry out routine inspections, service and MOT of all vehicles and selected plant in the fleet according to the schedules issued by the Workshop Manager.

  • To examine vehicles, reporting verbally or in writing, upon the condition, roadworthiness and safety.

  • To carry out both mechanical and electrical repairs and/or adjustments as required, under the instruction of the Senior Mechanic/Workshop Manager to the prescribed quality standards.

  • To interpret and implement technical service instruction data, and manufacturers' modifications

  • To maintain a personal tool kit, special tools and equipment in a good, safe, secure condition.

  • To requisition replacement parts/materials from stores in accordance with procedures seeking approval as required

  • To keep accurate time sheets, work sheets, electronic records stores records , accident occurrence forms etc in accordance with LCC policy and compliance procedures.

  • To observe and operate the necessary health and safety precautions for all works, and compliance with safety policies and procedures as laid down by the Department and County Council

  • To assist the Workshop Manager to implement changes to business processes to achieve efficiency savings in line with the changing needs of the business.

  • To implement workshop schedules and loading to achieve maximum productivity as directed by the Workshop Manager

  • To ensure completion of all necessary accident forms and vehicle accident repairs and provision of any information subsequently required

For this role, you will have experience in working as a mechanic or vehicle technician with relevant qualifications including City and Guilds in Motor Vehicle Technology or equivalent.
At least 5 years experience in HGV mechanical maintenance.
Experience in carrying out MOT Tests
Hold a full UK HGV Licence

To apply for this role or for more details, contact Prakash today by emailing or calling 01772 208967.

  • Start: 24/04/2023
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Rate: Up to £12.98 per hour
  • Location: Hinckley, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Prakash Patel
  • Tel: 01772 555530
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2023-04-03 16:14:40 -

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