HGV Mechanic/Foreman

HGV Mechanic / Foreman Job Type: Full Time, PermanentLocation: Headcorn, KentWorking Hours: Monday to Friday (8-18 or 7-17), plus Saturday Mornings (7-12)Salary: £50,000 + P.A.

and a company vanBenefits:
20 Holiday Days + Bank HolidaysWeekly Pay Company van providedOptional Company PensionHeavy/ Expensive Machinery Provided Weekly PayRelaxed, Family Run Business with own trucks and trailers (all tankers)
Our client, a long-established haulage company based in Headcorn, Kent, is looking for an experienced HGV Mechanic to join their team.

All Volvo and MAN tractor units with mixed fleet of ADR Tankers.

This role gives you the opportunity to expand your HGV skills beyond basic truck and trailer mechanics, with specialist auxillary equipment on both trucks and trailers, hydraulic pumps and compressors as well as a fabrication room, tig and mig welders.The Role – HGV Mechanic:This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced individual to become part of a growing team.

The successful candidate will oversee the maintenance and repair of the fleet of vehicles, ensuring that all vehicles are running in optimum condition and comply with road safety regulations.Key Duties:
Responsible for the maintenance, repair, and inspection of the company’s fleet of trucks on a weekly basis.Dealing with MOT preparation, defects, punctures, tyre changes, tyre cutting, welding, drilling, cutting, fabrication.Using the Fleet support Vehicle to attend breakdowns.
What we are looking for – HGV Mechanic:The successful candidate will have excellent management skills and be able to delegate tasks, manage budgets and resources, and ensure that the maintenance of the vehicles is to the highest standards:You will also have/be:
At least 5 years’ experience in a similar mechanical role.Strong organisational skills.The ability to work alone and manage your own time.Technical understanding.Good time keeping.Diagnostic experience (TEXA preferable)Available Saturday mornings.Having your own hand tools.HGV Class 1 licence.Welding and fabricating experience will be very advantageous.
If you are interested in the above position and would like to be considered, please apply now for consideration.


  • Location: Headcorn, Kent
  • Salary: £50k per year + and a company van
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: i4 Recruitment
  • Posted: 09-Feb-2024
  • Posted on: careers4a.com