HGV Technician

  • Job Reference: MC35
  • Date Posted: 31 May 2019
  • Recruiter: Advancing People Ltd
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Advancing People we are pleased to be recruiting for our client who has grown their local business into a leading choice for Commercial vehicles.

As a team, they are constantly building, growing and understanding changes within the market and they take a proactive approach to developing products that meet the needs of our customers. They understand that to maintain their market leading position, they need the best people and so they make employee well-being, safety and training our priority.

If you are an HGV technician and have superior workmanship and an eye for detail. The ability to work efficiently and effectively.

The desire to succeed and be part of a winning team.

If you have all of the above and more - then apply now!

Role Description

Ensure repairs are carried out according to manufacturer's procedures, safely and responsibly
Ensure repairs are carried out in accordance to manufacturer guidelines
Assist in the fault diagnosis process
Comply with warranty procedures during repairs and warranty material on completion of each repair
Work with the Parts Team to ensure the correct replacement parts are fitted
Road test vehicles when required (if you hold an HGV licence)
Ensure company time recording procedures are complied with, and that job cards are completed accurately
Ensure service sheets are completed
Ensure all vehicle defects are reported to workshop controller
Keep all workshop facilities, equipment and tools clean, tidy and well maintained
Wear personal protective equipment when appropriate


You'll hold a City and Guilds, an NVQ3 or an equivalent qualification. You'll also have completed an apprenticeship in the HGV industry, or have equivalent experience, along with relevant experience in the commercial vehicle industry.
A basic knowledge of computer software packages including Word, Excel and Outlook is preferred, as is a general level of computer literacy.

Finally, we'd expect you to have a basic working knowledge of vehicle technology.
Mechanic: 1 year (Preferred)

What's in it for you:

Competitive salary, OT and Bonus
Contributory Pension scheme
Training and development opportunities