HGV / Diagnostic and Service Technician

2 days left

26000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP26000 - GBP30000/annum + GBP26,000 OTE GBP30,000
31 Aug 2017
28 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Main Dealership in Birmingham needs an experienced Dayshift / Breakdown HGV Technician.

My client, a well known main dealership on the east side of Birmingham, is looking for an experienced HGV technician. Reporting to the Workshop Controller on a day-to-day basis, the post holder will undertake regular maintenance and repair of our customer's vehicles competently and efficiently in order to maintain good road safety and maximise customer service levels.

Particular areas of responsibility will be to: -
- Carry out routine maintenance and repairs on all makes of vehicle using appropriate equipment and tools in a safe and economical manner.
- Diagnose and rectify all types of faults.
- Where agreed, to attend disabled vehicles at the roadside or on customer's premises.
- Ensure all customers and company vehicles are handled with care and all reasonable steps are taken to return the vehicle in a clean and tidy condition on completion of work undertaken.
- Liaise with parts department to attain parts as required, within authority level, and ensure service exchange and warranty parts procedures are adhered to.
- Ensure all aspects of Health and Safety regulations and safe working practices are adhered to, including the mandatory wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE) and machine guarding.
- Ensure that before any work is undertaken an appropriate clocking is made, all job cards and service sheets are completed correctly and signed off before the end of the shift.
- Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness in all areas of the business in order to maintain the company image and a safe working environment.
- Maintain a thorough and up to date knowledge of products and to attend training courses as required

Candidates should be able to demonstrate: -
1. Ability to work under pressure
2. Ability to actively seek solutions to problems.
3. Good verbal communication skills.
4. Excellent customer care skills.
5. Flexibility to undertake a wide range of tasks.
6. Technical Qualification or proven experience of repairing and maintaining vehicles
7. Excellent awareness and understanding of health and safety requirements.

Qualification required:
NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in City & Guilds, HGV Technical qualifications.

Qualification considered advantageous:
HGV Licence Class 1, diagnostics and breakdown experience an advantage.

Working Hours:
Wk1 - 7am until 4pm - Monday to Thursday and 7-3 on a Friday
Wk 2 - 10am until 7pm - Monday to Friday and Saturday 7-3

40 hours per week.

Basic GBP26,000 (Could rise depending on qualifications, dealer diagnostics, HGV Class 1 license and more) with an OTE GBP30,000