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HGV Vehicle Mechanic
  • Employer: Adur & Worthing Councils
  • Reference: CD/22/212981
  • Published: Tue 27/09/2022, 12:09 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 25/10/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Starting from £30,984 to £35,336 p.a.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Commerce Way, Lancing, West Sussex

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HGV Vehicle Mechanic

HGV Vehicle Mechanic

Salary: Starting from £30,984 to £35,336 p.a.

There may also be an opportunity for overtime which will be paid at time and a half. 

Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday 7.30am - 4.00pm

  • 28 days holiday per year + Bank Holidays rising to 31 days after 5 years + Bank Holidays
  • Employer pension contribution currently 18% (subject to change)
  • Training & development
  • Occupational Health
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • A range of staff discounts available

Place of Work: Commerce Way, Lancing

Closing date: 25th October 2022 (or sooner dependant on number of applications received)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a HGV Vehicle Mechanic to join our busy Vehicle Workshop based at Commerce Way in Lancing.  You will be joining a highly skilled team who are responsible for maintaining and supporting the Council’s fleet of vehicles for Waste, Recycling, Cleansing and Parks Services.

While the main focus will be on  HGV vehicles you will also be supporting other services with a wide range of fleet, including diesel alternatives as the Council works towards reducing its carbon emissions.  

For this role you will have to learn and problem solve quickly and we are particularly looking for someone who:

  • Is able to service and repair the council's mixed fleet of LGV and HGV vehicles
  • Is self motivated, shows initiative to learn and takes ownership of their workload
  • Is able to identify pragmatic solutions to problems and challenges that may arise whilst also recognising at which point they need to seek assistance
  • Has, as a minimum, basic IT and administrative skills
  • Shows attention to detail
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills and is a team player

You must be qualified to City & Guilds or NVQ standard in vehicle repairs and maintenance.

A qualification in class 4 & 7 MOT testing and some taxi inspections is desirable but not essential as full training will be given to the successful candidate

HGV licence desirable. 

For more information, please contact Mark Quartly Waste, Cleansing & Fleet  Manager 01273 263145, mark.quartly@adur-worthing.gov.uk

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. Staff work in a supportive and safe environment, recognising their responsibility to value and respect each other’s contributions. Standards of conduct must be of the highest level to ensure that no-one is harassed, bullied or victimised. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, staff engagement forums and are keen to hear from applicants from a variety of different backgrounds.