HGV Technician

Salford, Manchester

Salary: Circa £39,000 - £60,000 per annum

You must only apply if you have relevant Mechanical Qualifications such as City & Guilds or NVQ Level 3

We are a well-established company, founded in 1957, and specialists in commercial vehicle rental. Our Business has 6 rental depots, with fully equipped maintenance workshops in the North and South of England. From these depots we operate approximately 2000 vehicles (of which 900 are above 3.5 tons).

The role of HGV Technician will involve being responsible for carrying out inspection and service routines and repairs and testing of vehicles in a professional and safe manner. The HGV Technician will be reporting to the Workshop Manager and will be able to investigate and diagnose faults, report findings and be able to carry out all repairs to the current manufacturer’s standards.

It would be advantageous for you to possess these skills:

We very much pride ourselves on the standards of service and of all our vehicles. As a HGV Technician, you will be responsible for managing diagnostics and ordering parts effectively whilst being able to carry out all repairs to the highest standards and with the most effective use of time.

We are looking for a team player to fill this role who will be flexible and able to work to tight deadlines. You must have previous HGV technical experience and can adopt a hands-on approach to all aspects of the role to ensure continued high levels of work are carried out right first time.

Hours of work:

Week 1 Shift: 7:00 am – 3:30 pm (with 30 mins unpaid lunch break)

Week 2 Shift: 12:30 pm  9:00 pm (with 30 mins unpaid lunch break)

Standard Pay: £17.90 x 8 hours x 5 days = £716 x 52 weeks = £37,232.00 per annum
+ Compulsory overtime at time and a half: 1 in 3 Saturday mornings (08:00- 12:00) £26.85 x 4 hours = £107.40 (x 17.5 Saturdays to work in 12 months) = £1,879.50

+ Non-compulsory overtime available – overtime varies between 5 and 15 hours per week:

£26.85 x 5 hours = £134.25 x 52 weeks = £6,981.00
£26.85 x 10 hours = £268.50 x 52 weeks = £13,962.00

Additional Info:

20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays, holidays will increase by an additional day every 2 years of service, up to a maximum of 25 days
Contributory pension scheme
Death in Service payout (Life Insurance) : two times annual salary
Free parking
Onsite kitchen facilities and in walking distance of local amenities

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact:

Darren Fox – Depot Manager

0161 873 9332


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