LGV Mechanic

September 17, 2021

Responsible for the effective maintenance of the Knowles Transport fleet. Day to Day re-active and proactive maintenance of the Fleet taking direction from the Fleet manager.

Must Haves
– Minimum of 2 year experience or qualification in motor mechanics such as City & Guilds Vehicle Maintenance and Repair or a BTEC National Certificate in Vehicle Repair and Technology
– Having excellent knowledge about motor technology and a strong interest in motor vehicles
– Having good communication skills
– Having good concentration when under pressure
– Having good manual dexterity
– Being methodical and organised and able to work to strict deadlines
– Be able to work alone and follow instructions
– Must have own transport and full UK driving licence

Fleet Maintenance

Repair and maintain different types of vehicles, such as lorries, motorcycles, vans, cars, coaches, and buses. They perform restorative and preventative work on gears, brakes, engine, air conditioning, security features, fuel pump, etc. These workers test new vehicles to find faults and carry out routine servicing of cars.
Performing the following tasks:

• Inspect vehicles to MOT standard
• Diagnose faults and rectify all types of faults
• Service and repair customer vehicles or components using appropriate equipment and tools in a safe and economical manner
• Maintain current product knowledge and attend training courses as required
• Ensure all vehicles worked upon are handled carefully and that all precautions are taken whilst on the premises
• Carry out roadside assistance
• Complete all paperwork as necessary
• Ensure all aspects of H&S working practices are adhered to
• Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness