HGV Technician

Job Reference No.
6675
Permanent/Temporary
Permanent
Salary/Rate of Pay
£31,000 - £35,000
Location
Eastbourne
Sector
Industrial
Days/Hours

Job Description

Our client is looking for a HGV Technician to join their team. As the HGV Technician you will undertake all duties of a vehicle technician by carrying out inspections, repairs, maintenance and installation of components in accordance with the experience, training given and to the standards and quality of the Manufacturer.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                 

  • Understand and diagnose faulty components and recommend course of action.
  • Carry out inspection, maintenance, repair and installation of components in an efficient manner and per instructions given by Service Reception.
  • Ensure that standard times and quality of work is to the manufacturer’s standards.
  • Ensure that all work carried and time taken is well documented on the job card to ensure accurate billing to customer.
  • Ensure that additional work is reported to Service Reception and authority is obtained before work is commenced.
  • Ensure that additional work, which cannot be carried out, is communicated to Service Reception for future booking.
  • Ensure that the correct components are requested from the Parts Department and in sufficient time for the job to be carried out.
  • Road test vehicles when required and ensure work has been fully completed and will pass quality assurance checks.
  • Ensure that vehicles are returned to customers in a clean condition and there is no body damage.
  • Support Service Advisor as necessary with technical expertise in explaining to customer work carried out on his vehicle.
  • Ensure tools and equipment are maintained in proper working order. Report faulty equipment and remove from workshop.
  • Maintain a well organised service 24 hour vehicle, for ease and use for other workshop staff if required.
  • If a senior / master technician supervise, advise and train technicians and apprentices as and when required by the Department.

Rotating Shift Pattern Days and Lates Shifts

Week 1 Days: Monday to Friday 07:00 to 15:30 (30 mins lunch break) and 07:00-13:00 Saturday (46 hours)

Week 2 Lates: Monday to Friday 15:30 to 00:00, (40 hours)

Hours averaged over two shift patterns is 43 per week, but the employee is paid for 46 hours

Overtime rate 1.33

£31,000-£35,000

If you want to know more, apply today!

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