Posted: 61 days ago

Hgv/psv Technician - Barking

Salary: £45,000

Location: Barking

Job type: Permanent

Category: Heavy Vehicle


HGV/PSV TECHNICIAN | Barking SALARY: 42,000 - 45,000 OTE VARIOUS SHIFTS AVAILABLE Based in Barking, you will have the opportunity to independently perform spot repairs on components in all mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic components by finding and understanding the service information within a professional workshop where you will be maintaining a number of vehicles within a fleet. RESPONSIBILITIES: * Carry out simple work on the vehicle’s electrical system and use information from the wiring diagrams and manuals for electrical components * Diagnose, check and set the mechanical systems * Set up accessories and specific equipment on the vehicles * Provide technical advice to customers and colleagues * Carry out routine inspections, maintenance and repairs on all makes of vehicles and trailers to VOSA standard * Carry out maintenance related work using diagnostic equiptment. * 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 ROLE: * Technical qualification (City & Guilds or NVQ qualified technician) or proven experience repairing & maintaining vehicles * 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