HGV FITTER

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

The Role: HGV Fitter – Havant, Hampshire

To provide a late shift work pattern to ensure the company fleet is serviced, maintained and repaired in accordance with Operators Licence requirements. To give an efficient and cost-effective service to the customers.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Conduct work duties below between the hours of 1pm and 9pm Monday to Friday
  • Inspection, service and repair of all fleet items to a professional standard as per workshop procedures and manufacturers manuals.
  • Ensure vehicle availability at customer locations
  • Preparation of vehicles for annual tests.
  • Road test vehicles and certify roadworthiness.
  • Completion of written and electronically inputted timesheets, job cards and other documentation as required within procedural deadlines to the standards required by DVSA.
  • Ensuring work is carried out efficiently and speedily to minimise vehicle downtime and maximise workshop income.
  • Attend breakdowns.
  • Ensure good relations with colleagues, customers and suppliers.
  • Communicate effectively with Customers on daily vehicle availability
  • Ensure site security

Other Duties

The duties listed are not exhaustive and may be varied therefore the post holder will be expected to undertake other duties as appropriate to the role and as requested by his/her line manager.

Person Specifications:

Qualifications/ Knowledge/Training

Essential / Desirable

  • City & Guilds Part 3 in motor vehicles studies. – Essential
  • Category C Driving Licence. – Essential
  • IRTEC registered. – Desirable
  • City and Guilds full technical certificate in motor vehicle studies. – Desirable
  • Excellent knowledge of vehicle maintenance standards required for HGV operation. – Essential
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety and its impact in vehicle repair operations – Essential
  • Knowledge of refuse collection vehicles. – Desirable
  • Knowledge of small plant, machinery and equipment. – Desirable

Experience

  • Experienced in the inspection, repair and maintenance of all types of large and small commercial vehicles. – Essential
  • Experience in the use of electronic diagnostic equipment. – Desirable

Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a wider team. – Essential
  • Conscientious and have a proactive and creative approach. – Essential

Salary: £31336 per annum

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