Trailer Technician

  • Location:
    Runcorn
  • Shift type:
  • Contact:

    Geoff.wright@downtongroup.com

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an LGV Trailer mechanic / technician in our Vehicle workshop in Runcorn

Our HGV Trailer Technicians service and maintain our modern and varied fleet of trailers. -:

  • Cartwright Trailers
  • Walking Floor trailers

Duties include:

  • To inspect, service and repair trailers to a high maintenance standard ensuring conformity to all current company guidelines, policies, procedures and mandatory legislation.
  • Ensure repairs are carried out according to manufacturer’s procedures and in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Preparing vehicles for MOT’s
  • Ensuring Health and Safety regulations and safe working practices are maintained at all times Ensure repairs are carried out in accordance with manufacturer standard times.
  • Assist with good workshop housekeeping at all times.
  • Ensure that the company time recording procedures are complied with and job cards write ups are completed accurately.
  • Ensure that all vehicle defects are reported appropriately
  • To provide a high customer service level & demonstrate company values at ALL times
  • The role will involve possible shift working, including weekends
  • Whilst the above outlines the main duties of the post the list is not exhaustive and duties may need to change in the light of future developments or from time to time as directed by your supervisor or manager.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a “Time Served” technician or possess City & Guilds 1,2 & 3 Certificates or equivalent qualifications & experience and have a technical background /experience in trailer repairs.
  • The successful candidate will hold a City & Guilds Level 3 in commercial vehicle maintenance (or equivalent qualification) and will have previous experience of working in an HGV workshop.
  • Familiar with DVSA regulations and road transport legislation relating to the maintenance of commercial vehicles.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative is essential, together with the willingness to work as part of a well-motivated team within a busy vehicle workshop.

Application by submitting your CV to Geoff.wright@downtongroup.com

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