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HGV Fitter - Stanley House

Job Location: Rochester

Job Status: Full-Time

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We are looking to recruit a full time HGV Fitter for our Workshop based in Rochester.

What will the job involve?

  • Perform planned and reactive maintenance on vehicles and plant to achieve defined standards of safety and reliability. You are required to ensure vehicles are prepared adequately for annual MOT tests and ensuring that all service and MOT records are kept up to date and legally compliant
  • Inspect, diagnose faults, service and repair vehicle fleet and equipment directly, through the Company’s main workshop or using external service providers
  • Complete vehicle check lists and maintain comprehensive records on the condition of vehicles and plant and on the work performed on each asset
  • Attend breakdowns away from your normal place of work as and when required.
  • Report any incidents, accidents and major defects to line management without delay
  • Undertake all tasks in accordance with statutory procedures, the company’s health and safety rules and procedures, the employee’s handbook, and our BS EN ISO 9001 Quality Management System
  • Liaise closely and communicate with management and field teams to perform tasks efficiently and effectively with the minimum of wasted time and effort
  • Assist with the administration of the depot workshop in accordance with instructions
  • Attend staff and training meetings when required

What do we need from you?

  • 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
  • Qualified - City and Guilds Level 3 HGV or equivalent
  • Good communicator and able to manage a working workshop with minimal supervision
  • Work consistently to high standards of health and safety
  • Organising and planning skills to ensure work programmes are established and followed
  • 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 and responsible


Week 1 - 06:00-14:00

Week 2 - 14:00-22:00

Week 3 - 06:00-14:00 Tuesday – Friday Saturday morning 7:00-15:00

Week 4 - 14:00-22:00

What will you get from us?

  • New and improved induction and training throughout your career
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Enhanced payments for overtime, unsociable working hours and call outs
  • Career progression
  • Expert advice at the end of the phone 24/7
  • Job security
  • Flexibility
  • State of the art equipment to carry out your daily tasks
  • Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment
  • Life cover

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Why choose MTS?

  • 24/7 Reliability 01634 250326

    There is always someone to take your call - Our field service teams operate round the clock every day of the year.
  • Rapid response

    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
  • Full QUENSH management systems

    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
  • Trusted service provider

    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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