HGV Mechanic – Fleet Service

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HGV Mechanic – Fleet Service
Contract / Temporary

ANSA 5238870

Posted: 7th November 2023 09:00
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £18.00 per hour depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday to Friday, 06:00-18:00

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • MIDDLEWICH, Cheshire,

    CW10 0JR

What's involved with this role:

Temporary HGV Mechanic – Fleet Service  

Reference no: ANSA 5238870

Pay rate: Up to £18.00 per hour depending on experience

Hours per week: 37 Monday to Friday, 06:00-18:00

This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

City: MIDDLEWICH, Cheshire

An HGV Mechanic is required to undertake a wide range of vehicles and plant servicing, fault diagnosis and defect rectification, using specialised equipment associated with Fleet operations to meet the requirements and legal responsibilities.  To inspect and test vehicles to VOSA, MOT and Taxi Licencing standards. Hours are currently between 6am and 6pm on a rotating shift pattern, operational changes in the future may move the late shift to finish at 9pm.

Key responsibilities:

  • Undertake regular, ad hoc and scheduled repairs, servicing and safety inspections of LGV's and other vehicles in accordance with statutory requirements, including the preparation of all fleet vehicles for testing (ranging from LGV to small vehicles) in order to ensure that vehicles are serviceable to maintain Goods Vehicle Operators Licence.
  • Inspect other vehicles plant and specialist equipment to diagnose faults (mechanical/electrical/hydraulic) and repair as necessary. Provides out of hours break down covers for all front line services.
  • Carry out MOT Tests for Mini Busses (Class 5) Cars (Class 4) and motor cycles for customers including general public. Carry out conformity tests as required by taxi operators licensed by the authority and other specialist tests e.e. LOLER upon request
  • Complete all necessary records relating to the inspection, service and repair of all fleet items in accordance with statutory and administrative requirements. Liaise with colleagues, vehicle operatives and managers to prioritise workload, organise replacement parts and/or specialist support when required
  • Monitor and direct the activities of the apprentices and other newly appointed employees to ensure they are working safely during probationary period.
  • Provide off site repairs and breakdown cover as required by front line services including roadside attendance.


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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:


  • HGV mechanics to city and guilds or IMI NVQ Level 3 or equivalent and operational experience.
  • Ideally holding Irtec qualification.
  • Further training and qualifications for MOT testing
  • Driving Licence.
  • Hold an HGV Licence, Abrasive wheels, fork lift and loler tester certificates.


Experience & Knowledge:

  • Technical experience and competence in a range of vehicles from small agricultural plant to LGV's used.
  • Time served 4 years training plus operational experience.
  • Working knowledge of the use of equipment.
  • Good knowledge of Maths and English for completion of duties including timesheets and Service sheets.


Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to diagnose faults requiring high technical knowledge.


***Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.

Full Driving licence, access to a vehicle or access to means of mobility support.


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Job Ref: ANSA 5238870
HGV Mechanic – Fleet Service
Client Category: Other Public Sector Body

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