Ref. 57539

HGV Mechanic

  • Location: Nottingham, England
  • Salary: £21 - £21 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing is working with Nottingham City Council to recruit 3 HGV mechanics for their parking, fleet and transport services.

£21 per hour.

Initial 3 month contract with the onlook of extension.

Job Purpose:

To provide a high quality, comprehensive and efficient maintenance, inspection, repair and test service for both the Council’s internal fleet and external customers, which includes a diverse range of HGVs, light vehicles and road going plant.

All work must be compliant with statutory legislation, the legal requirements of the Council’s Operator’s Licence, taxi licensing legislation, DVSA requirements and internal Council policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. To maintain, inspect, repair and test both Council and external customers’ vehicles, plant and equipment.

2. Prepare, present and accompany HGV vehicles for annual MOT inspections.

3. To carry out periodic safety inspections on all HGV vehicles to DVSA inspection manual standards.

4. To carry out fault diagnosis on complex hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems.

5. To carry out welding, fabrication and body repairs as required.

6. To attend broken down or accident damaged vehicles and effect permanent or running repairs.

7. To prepare and decommission vehicles – fitting and removing a diverse range of ancillary equipment, accessories and livery.

8. To ensure that all associated records are updated promptly, accurately and effectively using the fleet management software system.

9. To ensure that all Health and Safety policies, practices and procedures in respect of the workshop environment are adhered to and ensure that all work areas are kept in a safe and clean condition.

10. To attend training courses linked to PDR reviews and service needs.


Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: City & Guilds Level 3 qualification in Heavy Motor Vehicle Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Qualified to DVSA standards for HGV inspections and tests
  • Full driving licence with Category C entitlement
  • Experience: Experience of working with all aspects of HGV and light commercial maintenance and repair.
  • Experience of working on municipal vehicles is desirable
  • Compliance: Up to date Passport.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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