HGV Mechanic

Normanton, City and Borough of Wakefield
£25495 - £36495/annum
16 Sep 2017
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time


HGV Mechanics x 3
c£12.70 per hour DOE
(c£25,495.00 Per Annum)
+ Optional Overtime/Call-Out Rates = an extra c£12K Per Annum
4 on - 4 off (11 hours paid - Day Shifts)

Being qualified through City & Guilds/NVQ/BTEC/IMI or equivalent in Heavy Motor Vehicle Mechanics would be considered to be a distinct advantage, however qualified by experience (time-served) mechanics will also be considered.

We are seeking to recruit three HGV Mechanics for our client’s business based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire; the company has been established for over 50 years and has several depots across Yorkshire. They are an independent distributor with a very successful history, offering wide-ranging transport solutions from new and used truck sales to parts and servicing for buses trucks and trailers. You will have stability in a large company with progression and career development available for the right candidates.

Experience Required:
• Experience of working on a variety of HGV’s to include; diagnostics, inspection, servicing, repairs and testing
• Working to tight deadlines
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to work effectively in a team
• Ability to work on own initiative but also happy to follow instructions

• Carry out inspection, servicing, repairs and testing of vehicles in a professional and safe manner
• Investigate and diagnose faults
• Report findings
• Complete repair order write up, service report sheets and job cards
• Carry out all repairs to the current manufacturers’ standards
• Maintain health and safety standards and general housekeeping

Additional Info:
• Hours of work: 4 on 4 off shifts (11-hour day shifts) A choice between working 6:00 am to 5:00 pm or 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
• ‘On Call Rota’ available to join for a Sunday evening with £30.00 standby pay and £30.00 call out pay + increased hourly rates, earning c£300 per year
• Overtime: Two extra shifts per week are available which can see you earn an extra c£12k per year
• Free parking
• Excellent in house product training programme
• Excellent pension and healthcare schemes
• Tool allowance scheme
• 23 days holiday allowance, 3 to be saved should your working week include the days the depot closes