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Region: Wales South

Salary: £18-£19 per hour, inclusive of pension benefits (Permanent position)

HGV Maintenance Technician – Waste Management

Company: We are currently seeking an adept Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) Maintenance Technician to join the ranks of a reputable waste management firm.

Compensation:

Salary: £18-£19 per hour, inclusive of pension benefits (Permanent position)
Working Hours: 6:30 AM – 4:30 PM, totaling 40 hours per week (contracted)
Additional overtime opportunities available, compensated at time and a half for Saturdays and double time for Sundays
Location: Cardiff

Industry Background: Your expertise may stem from various sectors, including Waste Management, Aggregates, Quarrying, Mining, Scrap Metal, Minerals, Foundry, Construction & Demolition, MRF, MBT, ELV, Manufacturing, or Heavy Industry Production.

Previous Job Titles: Your prior roles might encompass titles such as Heavy Plant Fitter, Mechanical Maintenance Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Plant Technician, Service Engineer, Fixed Plant Mechanic, Mechanical Fitter, Mobile Mechanic, or HGV Technician.

Responsibilities:

As an HGV Maintenance Technician, your duties will revolve around maintaining a fleet of HGVs. You will be responsible for adhering to planned preventive maintenance (PPM) schedules, conducting maintenance, servicing, and repairs on various machinery. Timely completion of inspections and necessary repairs is paramount, along with proficient fault identification and management of all maintenance aspects. You will operate both autonomously and as part of a team, ensuring strict adherence to health and safety regulations and company protocols.

Required Experience:

To thrive in this role, you should possess experience as a Heavy Plant Fitter or Multiskilled Mechanical Maintenance Technician within a heavy industry context. Preferably, you would have prior exposure to HGV maintenance, including proficiency in hydraulics and pneumatics. An engineering apprenticeship is preferred, alongside qualifications as a Certified Mechanical Engineer, Plant Fitter, or Maintenance Technician (C&G/NVQ/HNC, etc.). Any electrical expertise or qualifications would be advantageous, and while not mandatory, welding certifications are desirable. You should either be time-served or hold qualifications in your chosen field, such as Mechanical Fitter or Maintenance Technician, up to the level of C&G/NVQ/HNC/HND.

Previous Titles:

Previous titles aligning with this role include Heavy Plant Fitter, Mechanical Maintenance Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Plant Technician, Service Engineer, Fixed Plant Mechanic, Mechanical Fitter, Mobile Mechanic, and HGV Technician.

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