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Hgv Fitter

Rochester, Kent
£16.50 to £18.50 Per Hour
Job Type
5 Sep 2022
HGV Fitter Rochester Hours: Monday to Friday/Saturday Shift Pattern: Rotating earlies and lates 06:00 to 14:00 Tuesday to Friday 07:00 to 15:00 Saturday 14:00 to 22:00 Monday to Friday Salary: £16.50 - £18.50 per hour + Overtime Our Kent based client is currently seeking experienced HGV Fitters for their Ashford and Rochester Depots. The primary responsibilities of HGV Technicians/Fitters include providing routine maintenance and repairs to equipment and vehicles of different manufactures and models. The HGV Technician/Fitter requires specialised vehicle knowledge and organisational skills with the ability to work under pressure with constant deadlines. Principle Duties and Accountabilities: Performing planned and reactive repairs to heavy goods vehicles, trailers, plant, and other vehicles in the company fleet Performing planned inspection and general preventive maintenance services such as MOT Prep and Lube Service Working within the team to help diagnose fault to completion of repair Competent in completing relevant electronic documentation and paperwork as required to defined standards Maintaining inventory in the workshop and cleanliness from oil spills and dust Providing in-house training to recruits and trainees Providing repair services on the road in case of emergencies Roles and Responsibilities: Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and demanding situations Ability to perform well independently and as part of a team Strong communication skills and the ability to follow written or spoken instructions Capable of following the repair process from fault analysis to completion Ability to work under tight instructions and concentrate over long periods of time Excellent understanding of vehicle technology A strong commitment to the industry and keen knowledge of the latest technology relating to HGVs Keen awareness of health and safety standards of vehicles Excellent problem-solving and practical skills Attend staff and training meetings when required Qualifications / Competency: You must have a minimum of 3 years industry experience of a Level 3 S/NVQ working with heavy goods vehicles. Qualified - City and Guilds Level 3 in Heavy Vehicle Mechanics or (Level 3 S/NVQ or equivalent) (Preferably IRTEC Trained and Certified) You must be accustomed to performing light repairs and commercial maintenance operations. Additional experience working with maintenance tools, hydraulics, 12/24v electrical systems and computer systems relating to vehicles are preferable. HGV license holder would be beneficial but not essential. HGV Technician/Fitter Health and Safety Responsibilities are: To understand and comply with the company health and safety policy To influence and promote a positive health, safety culture within the organisation and lead by example To ensure all works activities are carried out in a safe manner and in accordance with legislative, company requirements and the risk assessments To ensure housekeeping of the works areas are fully maintained To carry out comprehensively and complete in full all company required workshop documentation To report all health, safety, and environmental incidents to the Line Manager within 2 hours of it happening To ensure you are aware of the company fire and first aid arrangements, and emergency evacuation procedure
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  • Job Reference: 704624157-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Alexandrite Recruitment Ltd
    Alexandrite Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Rochester, Kent
  • Salary: £16.50 to £18.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent