HGV Technician

Our client;

We are proud to be working alongside a well know organisation who due to expansion are looking to add a HGV Mechanic to their highly successful engineering team in Didcot.

The role;

  • The inspection, diagnosis, maintenance and repair of all company vehicles including vans and lorries
  • Work effectively unsupervised and often with only an outline brief, using specialist or practical skills to complete a timely solution
  • Receive, handle safely, store or deploy materials appropriate to the task being undertaken
  • Diagnose vehicle faults, using diagnostic equipment
  • Undertake mechanical, electrical and some minor body repair. 6. Road test Company vehicles (licence permitting)
  • Supply own hand tools and take responsibility for specialist tools, materials etc that are used and observe a duty of care for all other items within the department

Skills & experience required;

  • City and Guilds, Level 3 NVQ or equivalent
  • Knowledge and previous experience of vehicle bodywork repairs and maintenance procedures, ideally on HGV, PCV or Buses
  • Awareness and understanding of risk assessment, Health and Safety practices and Department of Transport standards
  • Knowledge of manual handling regulations
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of relevant packages
  • Analysing and fault finding
  • Bus body work
  • Basic vehicle electrics
  • Relevant knowledge of all types of vehicle operated by the Company


Hours – Average 50 hours per week worked on a rota basis, which could include weekends and public holidays

Holiday – 20 days holiday + Bank holidays

Commutable locations;

Oxford, Didcot, Abingdon, Milton, Chalgrove, Thame, Aylesbury, Cowley, Cumnor, Eynsham, Kidlington, Botley, Harwell, Reading, Sutton Courtenay


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Job Information

Job Reference: DID01JG_1712937228
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Salary From: £50000
Salary To: £55000
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: Didcot, Oxfordshire
Job Types: Permanent
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