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Bootle, Merseyside Engineering Posted 05.11.19 £28500 - £34000 per annum + Benefits Benefits

Due to ongoing growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a HGV Technician to join a large established Recycling company based in Liverpool.

The company is a market leader within its field of Recycling, winning many prestigious awards and have ambitious growth plans to enhance their current services across the UK.

The role requires the job holder to ensure all vehicle are maintained to VOSA standards. These will include all HGV vehicles, trailers, company cars and vans. Whilst the job role is based in Liverpool, from time to time the job holder will be required to work at our other company sites.

The HGV Technician’s responsibilities will include:

  • Service and inspect all vehicles to VOSA standard
  • Diagnose and rectify any faults that may arise
  • Identify and order parts as and when required
  • Participate in the depot call out rota
  • Carry out breakdown when necessary
  • To complete and maintain all documentation on the company’s vehicle maintenance system
  • To make written and/or verbal reports to line managers as required
  • To attend progress meetings with line managers as and when required
  • Carry out any additional duties that may be reasonably requested from time to time
  • To comply with company policies and procedures as defined in the Employee manual and the post holders’ terms & particulars of employment

Key Competencies:

  • The ability to work part of a team
  • The ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent time keeping and attendance
  • A flexibility approach including the willingness to work outside normal hours as and when required
  • The ability to manage tasks and meet deadlines
  • An analytical, problem solving approach

Essential Skills:

  • Proven track record of working in a comparable role
  • NVQ level 3 or above in HGV mechanics
  • The ability to strip down components and rebuild
  • Knowledge and experience of inspection methods/processors
  • Knowledge and experience of statutory vehicle inspection requirements
  • IT Literate with the ability to use a range of packages applicable to the role, including MicrosoftWord, Excel and Outlook (emails)
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Desirable experience:

  • HGV class 2 or 1 Licence
  • Forklift truck licence
  • The ability to work in a clean room environment
  • IRTEC qualified
  • Relevant training on Hiab/Multi-lift equipment
  • Welding and hot work knowledge/experience
  • Ability to utilise/understand diagnostic equipment (preferably Jaltest)

Hours – Monday – Friday 7.45am – 5pm

Salary – £28.5 – 34k dependent on experience, plus benefits

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer

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