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HGV Mechanic / Technician

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Region: South Yorkshire

Salary: £30-40,000 average annual earnings including overtime

If you are an experienced, senior HGV Mechanic, Heavy Mechanical Engineer or Mobile Plant Technician this is a long term opportunity to join a company with an extremely stable workforce. This role has only come about due to retirement and you will work with the current Engineer for 3 months before they leave, this means you will be fully trained and supported in this important position.

Our client is a long established, independent waste management and recycling business with an excellent reputation of being a top class employer that really values its employees. So much so that people rarely leave the business.

YOUR PREVIOUS INDUSTRIES: Open on industries but ideal sectors would include: Heavy Mechanical engineering, construction, heavy plant hire, HGV rentals, skip hire, construction waste, crane hire, access equipment, aggregates, quarrying, mining, transport, haulage, warehousing and distribution (list not exhaustive)

PREVIOUS TITLES HELD: Plant Engineer, HGV Mechanic, Mechanical Engineer, Workshop Engineer, Plant Technician, Workshop Supervisor, Fleet Engineer, Workshop Manager

LOCATION: Doncaster

This is a genuinely varied role ensuring the upkeep and regular maintenance of a fleet of skip wagons, 1 x loading shovel and 2 x 360′ grabs
You should be able to diagnose mechanical problems, swap out engines, strip and replace parts in engines and then rebuild
You will stay on top of MOT and service dates, perform vehicle inspections every 6-8 weeks and hold your own with DVLA inspectors in order to ensure vehicles pass
Responsible for other regular maintenance task such as brake testing and repair, headlight aligning etc
The Mobile kit mentioned above all have their own maintenance contracts, however you will be expected to sort out quick simple fixes in house
Similarly electrical work is covered by a local auto-electric company – however if you have the ability to diagnose and fix the easy bits such as loose wires etc then that would be helpful

You must be an experienced senior HGV mechanic / technician used to working in a traditional, independent business with a mature outlook
You should be qualified to L3 minimum in a mechanical engineering related field this could include HND, HNC, NVQ, CNG

Waste Management / recycling
Skip Lorries
HGV License
CPC of any kind
Electrical maintenance experience

£30-40,000 average annual earnings including overtime
Paid weekly
Mon – Fri 7-7.30am starts
Minimum of 10 Saturday’s normally required additionally per annum paid at time and a half
All over time paid at time and half unless Saturday after 2pm and Sunday in which case it is double time

Vac Ref No.: DNWM

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