TruckEast are an independent, family-run Scania dealership with 13 depots across East Anglia and the East Midlands. We offer a fantastic benefits package and a comprehensive training package across all the various roles within the business. Come and join our TruckEast family!
The HGV technician is responsible for maintaining commercial vehicles and trailers to MOT standard.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this role successfully, an individual must be able to assist and then after an allotted training period perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
- Carry out routine maintenance and repairs on all makes of vehicles and trailers to VOSA standard. - Diagnose and rectify all types of faults. - Attend disabled vehicles at the roadside or at customer’s premises. - Ensure all vehicles worked upon are handled carefully and that all precautions are taken whilst on the premises. - Liaise with the parts department to attain parts. - Ensure appropriate clocking is made, all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner. - Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness. - Maintain a thorough and current product knowledge and attend training courses. - Provide cover on a rota system for breakdown cover. - Undertake any other duties relevant to the smooth and efficient operation of the department as determined by your manager.
Essential Health & Safety, Environmental Duties and Responsibilities:
- Ensure health, safety, and environmental regulations and safe working practices are always adhered to. - Use lighting and ventilation only when necessary. Turn off all electrical lighting and equipment when not in use, turn off computers fully and do not leave on standby. - Segregate waste at source and dispose of waste in the correct receptacles/containers, recycling wherever possible. - Ensure that all spillages are cleaned up quickly and effectively using spill kits and absorbent material supplied. Spilled material must be disposed of correctly and responsibly once contained. Use drain covers where necessary if there is a risk of spilled materials reaching a drainage system/watercourse. - Refer to COSHH information before using a chemical/product for the first time and remain familiar with first aid and spillage information for all substances use. - Only carry out vehicle journeys when necessary. Always drive company vehicles in a fuel-saving manner and car-share when possible.
To perform this role successfully, an individual must meet the minimum qualifications. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
- Current driving license. - Flexibility to undertake a wide range of tasks. - Ability to work within guidelines and to deadlines. - Ability to work as a team. - Ability to work under pressure. - Solution-driven approach. - Computer literate. - Excellent customer care skills. - Possess excellent accuracy and numeracy skills. - Awareness and understanding of Health and Safety requirements. - Excellent written and oral communication skills. - IT literate.
Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- ADR. - HGV license. - Experience working with Scania products. - Fork Lift licence (FLT). - Main dealer workshop experience.