JT Recruit
Date Posted
May 16th 2018
Job ID
Croft, Leicestershire
Salary & Package
Salary dependent on experience
E-mail Enquiries
Job Expired

Full Job Description

HGV Mechanic

Job Purpose
To service and repair of vehicles and plant in a safe, efficient and economic manner employing such skills and knowledge as may be required with due regard to current legislation 

Main Duties and Responsibilities
1. To drive and manoeuvre motor vehicles and plant as necessary, recovering defective or damaged vehicles, carrying out the full range of technical checks and diagnostic tests required for light and heavy goods, and passenger transport vehicles.
2. To observe, recognise and report on mechanical and electrical vehicle, component, or systems defects, or impending failure, assessing, recording and/or costing the repair (as appropriate).
3. To carry out routine inspections, service and MOT of all vehicles and selected plant in the LCC fleet according to the schedules issued by the Workshop Manager, and in accordance with prescribed quality standards, utilising specialist services as required.
4. To examine vehicles, reporting verbally or in writing, (as dictated by the Workshop Manager) upon the condition, roadworthiness and safety.

5. To carry out both mechanical and electrical repairs and/or adjustments as required, under the instruction of the workshop manager to the prescribed quality standards. 
To interpret and implement technical service instruction data, and manufacturers’ modifications
To maintain a personal tool kit, special tools and equipment in a good, safe, secure condition.
To requisition replacement parts/materials from stores in accordance with processes dictated by the Logistics Manager
To keep accurate time sheets, work sheets, stores issue notes, accident occurrence forms etc in accordance with LCC policy and procedure.
To observe the necessary health and safety precautions for all works, and compliance with safety policies and procedures as laid down by the Department and County Council
To work with, and impart skilled job knowledge to apprentices and provide verbal reports on progress, overseeing the development programme for those undergoing training within LCC workshop facilities 
To assist the Workshop Manager to implement changes to business processes in order to achieve efficiency savings in line with the changing needs of the business.
To implement workshop schedules and loading to achieve maximum productivity as directed by the Workshop Manager
To observe Departmental rules in relation to attendance, timekeeping and sickness scheme requirements
To ensure compliance with Leicestershire Highways’ quality assurance procedures and ensuring all work undertaken complies with the Quality Management Systems (QMS) requirements. Collecting Key Performance Indicators as part of the QMS process.
To operate a safe working environment in accordance with LCC policy, and to be compliant with, and apply, health and safety legislation at work for all employees in, and visitors to the workshop.
To actively promote equality of opportunity, work towards eliminating discrimination and promote good relations between all groups of people.
To ensure completion of all necessary accident forms and vehicle accident repairs and provision of any information subsequently required

Special Factors
• The nature of the work may involve the post-holder carrying out work outside of normal working hours.
• The post-holder will be expected to make themselves available outside of normal office hours or during periods of holiday or sickness make the necessary arrangements for a member of the Vehicle Unit to deal for emergency situations.
• The post-holder may be required to attend, from time to time, training courses, conferences, seminars or other meetings as required by his/her own training needs and the needs of the service.

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