HGV Technician – NIGHTS  – Manpower


My client is an approved DAF Truck dealership located in Oldham and is on the lookout for a fully skilled Commercial Vehicle Technician. As our new Fitter, you will join our friendly team which will see you working 4 on 4 off on a contenental shift pattern which equates to 46 hours per week within our approved DAF dealership.
WK1 Monday – Thursday 19.00pm – 07.00am
WK2 Tuesday – Friday 19.00pm – 07.00am
MOT Bonus annually
Main duties will be:
We require an experienced HGV Technician who can ensure our automotive customers vehicles are back on road within the shortest time possible. As our CV Technician you will be required to service, adjust, and repair vehicles or components using the tools in a safe and proper manner, efficiently and within the allocated time and to the required standard.
Service and Inspect vehicles completely and report orally or in writing upon the vehicles condition, safety and reliability and performance (MOT).
Diagnose. observe, recognise and report on vehicle or component defects or symptoms of impending failure.
To ensure all service and maintenance sheets, customer defect reports, manufacturer paperwork and electronic documentation, i.e., DAF-check, PDI sheets are fully completed and signed off.
To interpret and implement technical service instructions data, to ensure a repair or replacement component is replaced or repair in line with manufactures instruction.
You may on occasions be asked to carry out roadside repairs and to recover defective or damaged vehicles within the terms of the law. Fully comply with Manufacturer’s protocol and policies and safe working at roadside.
To draw the Supervisor/Workshop Controllers attention to any faults notice in either the interests of the owner or other faults that could make the vehicle dangerous or illegal if taken out on a public highway.
To protect all vehicles under repair against damage and to inspect each vehicle for damage and cleanliness upon completion of repair.
To attend recognised courses of instruction as and when required and to assist in the training of apprentices upon assignment.
To maintain a high standard of cleanliness within the working area and a presentable personal appearance whilst always observing the Group Health & Safety and Environmental Policy.
To report any broken or faulty equipment to your Supervisor/Manager in line with our Group Health & Safety Policy.
As a HGV Technician in Oldham we will be looking for you to be able to demonstrate:
Time served Technician with City & Guilds or Equivalent
Minimum 1 year post Apprentice experience.
Safety Inspections
Routine Maintenance
General mechanical ability.
Enthusiastic, Team Player, Flexible.
It would be advantageous if you had:
DAF product experience.
Irtec Licence.
HGV Licence.
What’s in it for you?
From day 1, you will have access to a comprehensive benefits package including:
31 days holiday per year (inclusive of Bank Holidays) rising to 33 on celebration of 5 years’ service.
Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme with employer contribution.
2 x Salary Life Assurance.
Family & Friends Discounted Car Scheme.
Retail discounts saving ‘s at high street stores, health & beauty, going out, travel and much more.
Industry Leading Training.
Onsite mental health first aiders.
Discounted Healthcare scheme.
Being Brilliant awards.
Career progression opportunities.
Internal engagement initiatives.
Employee Assistance Programme to help with life changes
The opportunity to get involved in a range of charity fundraising opportunities
We also pride ourselves on offering internal and external training and development opportunities along with realistic career paths for each member of our team through our People Partnership initiative.



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