HGV Technician

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Bristol
Salary
Up to 16.24 GBP Hourly
Posted
02 Sep 2020
Closes
30 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
HGV Repair Technician | HGV Mechanic

GBP16.24 per hour + Branch Incentive Scheme

Due to our continued success as one of the country's leading suppliers of heavy commercial vehicles we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced HGV Repair Technician | Mechanic who takes pride in providing excellent customer service and has a passion for working with the best.

Based at our Avonmouth VMU branch, you will have the opportunity to independently perform spot repairs on components in all mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic Scania vehicle systems and components by finding and understanding the service information within a professional workshop. You will also receive excellent training at our bespoke training centre to develop you to the next level.

HGV Technician Responsibilities:

Carry out simple work on the Scania vehicle's electrical system and use information from the wiring diagrams and manuals for electrical components
Perform allocated work within the timeframe given to the customers
Diagnose, check and set the mechanical systems
Set up accessories and specific equipment on the vehicles
As required, attend to disabled vehicles at the roadside or on customer's premises as part of Scania Assistance, following appropriate routines and procedures including roadside safety laws and regulations
Provide technical advice to customers and colleagues
Carry out routine inspections, maintenance and repairs on all makes of vehicles and trailers to DVSA standard
Carry out Scania maintenance related work using Scania PC diagnostics
Ensure all vehicles worked upon are handled carefully and that all precautions are taken whilst on the premises
Liaise with parts department to attain parts
Ensure Health & Safety regulations and safe working practices are adhered to
Ensure appropriate clocking is made, all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner
Maintain a thorough and current product knowledge and attend training courses

Key requirements for the HGV Technician:

Technical qualification (City & Guilds or NVQ qualified technician) or proven experience repairing & maintaining vehicles
Knowledge of ADP | Kerridge system preferred but not essential
Ability to work within guidelines given and to strict deadlines
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to actively seek solutions to problems
Ability to work as part of a team
Good verbal communication skills
Excellent customer care skills
Flexibility to undertake a wide range of tasks
Awareness and understanding of health and safety requirements
LGV/HGV/PCV licence an advantage
Bus and coach experience an advantage
IRTEC accreditation desirable but not essential as we have IRTEC courses available

Working for Scania is not just about the job. It's about you too, and this is where the company goes the extra mile, and provides an industry leading employment package.

Excellent benefits package including Pension Scheme, Complementary Life Insurance, Financial Incentive Schemes, discounts on major retail outlets including groceries. For a full breakdown of benefits; please visit our website and follow the careers link.

At Scania we invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression not only in the UK but throughout our Global organisation.

Scania is dedicated to delivering exceptional products and services to our customers and the successful candidate will reflect our core values; Customer First, Respect for the Individual, Elimination of Waste, Determination, Team Spirit and Integrity in all we do.

If you feel you have the skills and expertise for this challenging role then please apply today.

Scania (Great Britain) Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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