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HGV Mechanic

We are currently seeking an experienced HGV Mechanic for one of our longest standing clients, based just outside of Manchester. This is a really exciting position which offers long term stability and development opportunities.


Pay rates for this role are as follows:


M-F: £13.92ph

Sat & Sun: £16.81

Bank Holidays: £20ph

On-call (when required): + £70 per week, with an additional £20 paid for each call out


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and repair all types of petrol or diesel powered vehicles and plant machinery
  • Conduct routine inspections, condition reports, indicating if uneconomic to repair, and pre MOT/DOT inspections as necessary
  • Undertake roadworthiness inspections of vehicles & Trailers
  • Diagnose vehicle defects including use of IT based diagnostic equipment
  • Advise repairs required through unfair wear and tear
  • Carry out general repairs and major overhauls or replacement of engines and gearboxes as required
  • Attend vehicle breakdowns and conduct roadside repairs as necessary
  • Carry out basic automotive electrical work
  • Carry out gas and electric welding as necessary
  • Co-ordinate the scheduling of repairs and ordering/receiving of parts etc.
  • Carry out modifications that may be necessary to meet operational requirements, including any fabrication work and adaptations to equipment in accordance with directions
  • Complete vehicle log sheets and fuel returns etc. for vehicles used or on standby
  • Complete all documentation including inspection sheets, certificates, receipts and signing as appropriate
  • Participate in the training of apprentices and pass on the necessary training information and skills
  • Any other tasks or responsibilities deemed appropriate to the role by line management


Essential knowledge, experience and qualifications:

  • Knowledge of commercial vehicle maintenance
  • Knowledge of COSHH regulations
  • Knowledge of health and safety legislation including LOLER
  • Knowledge of road transport law
  • City and guilds motor technicians or equivalent
  • A full driving licence and LGV1 licence is desirable but not essential


Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Start Date: Immediate Start
  • Areas: Manchester
  • Sectors: Logistics
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