HGV Trailer Mechanic Reading

Post Title: HGV/Trailer Mechanic

Salary: £35k basic plus paid overtime for callouts etc

Location: Reading



Overall Purpose:

Employment duties and responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Carry out service, repair and maintenance on a range of HGVs/Trailers.
  • To assist as part of the workshop/field based team in providing a cost effective and efficient vehicle / trailer maintenance and repair service
  • To ensure machines are serviced and maintained at all times
  • Assist in the maximisation of the company resources (i.e. human, physical and financial) to ensure provision of effective, efficient and economic high quality services
  • Employees are expected to have the appropriate skills and competencies to achieve effective performance
  • Attend manufacturers training courses when required (residential on occasion)
  • Carry out service, maintenance and repairs of machines as instructed
  • Ensure repairs are carried out in an efficient, timely and cost effective manner
  • To cover breakdowns
  • Provide out of hours cover when required
  • To liaise with departments, external organisations and individuals as appropriate.
  • Carry out other duties as required.


Qualifications & Requirements: 

  • NVQ Level 3 Mechanical Engineering
  • Clean Driving Licence (HGV Licence would be beneficial)
  • Solid experience working with HGVs/Trailers/Diesel Machinery
  • Hydraulic, Pneumatic, and basic Electrical experience
  • 3 Years experience required


To carry out all duties and responsibilities with full regard to Equal Opportunities Policy, Health and Safety Policy and all other Company policies.

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