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Fitter/Foreman – Evening Shift

Job Location: Medway City Estate, Rochester, Kent

Job Status: Monday to Friday 14:00 – 22:00

Job Career Level: Experienced

Job Salary: Competitive

Job Reference code:

Reporting to
Depot Manager


  • To maintain, inspect, repair and test company vehicles and/or plant and equipment.
  • Prepare, present and accompany all vehicles, for annual MOT inspections
  • Ensuring a first time pass
  • Carry out periodic safety inspections to all HGV vehicles to VOSA inspection manual standards
  • Carry out fault diagnosis on complex hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems, with a first time fix policy
  • To carry out welding, fabrication and body repairs as required
  • To attend broken down or accident damaged vehicles and effect permanent or running repairs as required. You will be required to join the existing call out rota
  • To prepare and decommission vehicles
  • Fitting and removing a diverse range of ancillary equipment, accessories and livery
  • To complete associated paperwork to ensure that all statistics and legal information are produced, update dedicated workshop computer system as necessary
  • To ensure that all relevant legislation and Health and Safety procedures are adhered to
  • To maintain work areas in a safe and clean condition
  • To attend training courses linked to PDR reviews and service needs
  • To carry out any other duties as instructed by the supervisory staff, which are commensurate to the grade of this post

Skills / Attributes

  • Working hours are 14:00 to 22:00 Monday to Friday and the successful candidate will need to commit to working the emergency call out rota
  • Must be computer literate
  • You must be a qualified HGV mechanic with a professionally recognised qualification in Heavy Vehicle / Plant Maintenance and repair (NVQ Level 2 or 3 or equivalent)
  • HGV licence holder and CPC desirable, not essential as this can be supplied after qualifying period
  • Qualified - City and Guilds Level 3 HGV or equivalent
  • Good communicator and able to manage a working workshop with minimal supervision
  • Flexible to working hours
  • IRTEC Licence holder desired (Inspection Technician Accreditation) or similar professionally recognised qualification in Heavy Vehicle Inspection
  • Be conversant with the DVSA produces annual test inspection manuals, which give details of inspection methods and pass/fail criteria
  • Experience in hydraulics, pneumatic and electrics would be an advantage, training would be available for the right candidate.
  • Reliable


  • New and improved induction and training throughout your career
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Enhanced payments for overtime, unsociable working hours and call outs
  • Job security
  • Flexibility
  • Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment
  • Life cover
  • Pension plan
  • 20 days holiday + Bank Holidays

A zero tolerance alcohol and drug abuse policy applies

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    There is always someone to take your call - Our field service teams operate round the clock every day of the year.
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    With hub depots throughout the region, we operate a highly flexible scheduling system. We instruct our nearest available tracked field service for the quickest response.
  • Competent first time fix

    Our fully qualified and experienced teams use high performance equipment to fix problems first time with no need for back up resources or second visits. We ensure the optimum solution for your needs.
  • Extensive range of waste solutions

    Our waste management services are available for both individual jobs and more complex packaged solutions. We offer a one-stop shop whatever your requirements and we are continuing to expand our range of services through innovation and investment.
  • Experienced and qualified team

    All management and staff receive full training and are qualified to demanding industry standards in their specialised disciplines. MTS invests in its people and, with low staff turnover, retains a considerable depth of experience to ensure Customers receive the best service. Email our team today at
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    MTS operates an integrated management system comprising the individual accreditations for ISO 9001 (Quality), 14001 (Environment) and 18001 (Health and Safety). Certified and regularly audited for compliance by BSI Customers are assured of rigorous processes and procedures supporting front line service delivery
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    MTS is entrusted by major water companies across Southern and South East England to work safely to the highest performance standards under stringent environmental and financial control. Rail, airport and highway agencies similarly demand safe and secure services from MTS for the maintenance of critical infrastructure with minimum risk to the travelling public

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