HGV Trailer Technician - Perm Days/Earlies

36000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + Pension, Overtime & Bonuses
11 Jan 2022
08 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
Trailer Technician Required for STATE OF THE ART WORKSHOP !!

Basic Salary GBP17ph (DOE) + overtime & bonus packages


Permanent Position

- Mon to Fri

- 6am to 1:30pm & 8:30am to 6pm

- Overtime paid x1.5

- Unique Company Benefits

Job Description:

Working with the UK's BEST Engineering Companies; the exciting role of Commercial Trailer Technician has become available on a permanent position.

Reporting to the VMU Supervisor, the main job function will be to undertake maintenance and repair activities on commercial vehicles/trailers of all types, to diagnose faults, carry out tests on vehicles and effect permanent and complete repairs.

Other duties within the role will include:

Pre MOT checking of trailers prior to presentation.
Ensure quality inspections are completed along with brake tests on each trailer for MOT.
Liaising with customer (transport) by telephone and personal contact as required to keep customer updated on VOR situations.
Ensure handover is completed and understood.
Completing paperwork and procedures relating to compliance, warranty, contract & retail work.
Preventative maintenance work to minimise unnecessary customer costs;
Any other duties reasonably within your capabilities as instructed by their Manager.

Desired Skills and Experience:

You will either have experience working on Trailers or the qualifications to do so. Not essential but ideally you will have a Class 1 or Class 2 driving license as well as experience working on a variety of commercial vehicles.

Must be a "Time Served" technician or obtained a City & Guilds levels, 1, 2 & 3 or other adequate qualification;
Have previous experience in MOT preparation and trailer defect work.
Organised and methodical approach to problem solving with attention to detail;
Body repair experience for minro trailer damage would be advantageous.
Basic knowledge of computers and the ability to complete relevant written documentation
Full and current UK driving licence, an LGV licence would be advantageous;
A friendly, confident and professional manner with excellent communication skills.
Ability to work well under pressure and as part of a larger team as well as on their own initiative.

Proactive Technical Recruitment:

We are a specialist engineering & technical agency working within the HGV & Bus industry. We work alongside national and multinational companies within this industry, as well as councils and commercial vehicle rental companies. We recruit for roles across the board so if you are a HGV, PSV or commercial vehicle industry professional please get in touch. We recruit for technicians, operatives, controllers, admin staff and management. If this isn't the role for you, but you would like to hear what we have available or have a chat about your future job, please get in touch at the email below.

Application Process:

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please contact Calvyn Desir on (phone number removed) or submit your CV to (url removed)

I will endeavour to contact all applicants however, if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.

Proactive Technical Recruitment is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Proactive Technical Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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