Vehicle Fitter / Vehicle Service Technician / LGV Mechanic

Expiring today

30 Aug 2016
27 Sep 2016
Alanna Doyle
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Role: Fitter

Location: Southend on Sea, Essex

Salary: Competitive

Position: Full Time, Permanent

Closing Date: 27th September 2016

The company manufactures green products and green energy using waste, waste water and wasted heat as a resource mine. They provide tailored solutions for industry or municipalities to help them save and preserve resources.

The company is working hard to create a future in which end-of-life resources are transformed into products that enrich our lives and can power our homes and industry. The circular economy already represents 20% of their turnover and they are constantly developing innovative ways to develop access to, preserve and replenish resources.

To achieve their vision; they focus on creating a team with a diverse range of talent that operates in a safe, innovative and sustainable environment in order to promote the green economy and build new markets.

Your role will be to maintain and repair a mixed fleet of vehicles and equipment to meet company & legislative standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Inspect and service all vehicles, plant and equipment in line with OEM minimum standards.
  • Carry out vehicle safety inspection in line with group fleet policy.
  • Maintain, prepare and present vehicles for annual MOT testing at specified DVSA approved ATF.
  • Required to complete all aspects of vehicle inspection documentation in line with group fleet compliance policy.
  • Conduct daily duties in a safe working manner whilst adhering to QHSE obligations under the Health and Safety at work Act1974 and follow the code of safe working practice in your work place.
  • Report any unsafe acts, hazards, defective equipment to your safety advisor and maintain a safe working environment at all times.
  • Be able to work as part of a team and on own initiative.

  • Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

    The successful candidate is required to have a wealth of experience in HGV mechanical engineering, with a proven track record of working in a fast pace engineering environment:

  • LGV licence is essential.
  • City &Guilds Level 3 in HGV mechanical engineering or equivalent engineering qualification.
  • IRTEC "Service Maintenance Technician" accreditation desired or willing to achieve.
  • Valid DCPC preferred but not essential.
  • Experience in use of OBD Diagnostic tools (TEXA, STAR, EASY etc.).
  • Major component overhaul skills (Engine; Gearbox; Braking systems).
  • Specialist skills (Pneumatic; Welding; Hydraulics: Electrical systems).
  • Possess personal basic engineering tool kit (Air gun, Spanners, Sockets, and Screwdrivers, etc).
  • Experience in maintaining waste vehicles is preferred, not essential as fully training will be provided.

  • The company recognises the positive value of inclusion, promotes equality, and challenges discrimination. They welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

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