HGV Field Service Mechanic
Archway Products (UK) Ltd. - Manchester M2
£30,000 - £35,000 a year
Archway Products (UK) Ltd. is a leader and innovator in the Road Repair machinery & road maintenance and surface patching industry. Our vision is to achieve the highest status in the industry within Ireland and the UK.
The company is currently recruiting a HGV Field Service Mechanic to maintain and service our fleet of Roadmaster Spray Injection Patching units and service vehicles throughout the U.K.
Reporting to the Fleet Servicing Manager, the HGV Fleet Mechanic will be responsible for ensuring that all fleet vehicles are mechanically fit-for-purpose and well maintained. This will require flexibility to travel to and from jobs in a Service Van to provide roadside and off-site assistance.
Duties & Responsibilities
Perform routine maintenance on a scheduled basis including 10 week inspections
Pre-MOT preparation and inspection
Electrical and engine troubleshooting and diagnostics
Engine and transmission repairs
Repairs to the Roadmaster Spray Injection Patching equipment
Repairs to the companys fleet of side-panelled vans
Perform incidental welding operations and other mechanical repair work as required
Perform inspections and test mechanical units
Diagnose faults and malfunctions * Adjust, repair and/or replace parts and components of transport systems
Provide training and advice to co-workers and clients as required
Liaise with third-party repair shops to perform servicing activity that cannot be achieved in-house
Complete all relevant paperwork and documentation to a high standard in a timely fashion
Ensure that all servicing activity is correctly recorded and filed with head office
Perform emergency call-outs to clients, both internal and external, as-and-when required (including outside of normal working hours) to ensure fleet up-time
Be part of the on-call-rota team to accept and direct calls out-of-hours
Other ad-hoc duties as required
Experience & Requirements
Commercial experience on HGVs essential
Qualified Heavy Goods Vehicle Mechanic
Minimum 3 years experience repairing HGVs
High degree of product and technical knowledge
Strong diagnostics capabilities with good computer skills
Ability to use power and hand tools related to motor vehicle service and repair
Strong working knowledge of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and components
Ability to understand and carry out instructions via written, verbal, or diagram form
Must be highly disciplined, organized & self-motivated with strong written and verbal communication skills
Motivated team player with a strong sense of commitment to the team, and also have the ability to work independently and with minimal oversight
Professional demeanour and superior team service skills
Must have excellent trouble-shooting abilities and exhibit a can-do attitude
Required Licences & Certifications
City and Guilds / NVQ Level 3 in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
Driving License: The successful candidate must hold a valid, clean, UK driving license. A Class 1 HGV license (C+E) would be an advantage. A background check on your license will be carried out.
Items to Note
As the company runs an extensive fleet throughout the UK, a great deal of traveling will be required. The successful candidate will have the ability to spend extended periods away from home.
A fully equipped service van will be provided.
Training will be provided over the winter months at the companys main facility in Ireland.
Archway Products (UK) Ltd. is an equal opportunities employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £30,000.00 to £35,000.00 /year
repairing HGV: 3 years
Required licence or certification: