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HGV MECHANIC / TECHNICIAN

Chichester | Full-Time |  47.5 Hours 

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Covers are the Souths leading family owned Timber and Builders Merchants with 15 Branches in Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey and Kent. We are looking for a HGV Mechanic/Technician at our on-site, purpose built workshop at our Head Office in Chichester.

The overall purpose of this role is to repair and maintain HGV vehicles. Key job areas are servicing and MOT preparation, body repairs and basic fault finding. This is a Monday to Friday post.

Key Responsibilities: HGV Mechanic

  • Carry out MOT inspections and repair (Transport)

  • Undertake standard vehicle/equipment inspections, services and repairs

  • Working independently attending site breakdowns and ensuring all repairs are controlled and rectified efficiently

  • Ensure all correct paperwork is completed and accurate records maintained

  • Ensuring work load is prioritised and deadlines met

  • Comply with Health and Safety policy and guidance documents

  • Adopt safe methods of working

Key Skills and Qualifications HGV Mechanic

  • Experienced fitter with chassis and MOT preparation experience

  • Previous experience of working on HGV's together with basic welding, hydraulic and auto electrical skills are desirable but not essential

  • Understanding of DVSA (Transport) requirements

  • Knowledge of vehicle inspection standards and scheduled maintenance requirements

  • Able to work well and safely as part of a team

  • Able to demonstrate initiative and work unsupervised

  • Able to work to tight deadlines, paying close attention to detail

  • HGV Licence preferred (Cat C & C+E)

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