HGV Technician Preston days

  • Job Reference: 1108699180-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Excel Resourcing
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: £17.95 to £18.48 Per Hour
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Excel Resourcing is currently recruiting for an HGV Technician to work on a permanent role for our esteemed client based in Preston.

The role:

  • Reporting to the Shift Supervisor
  • undertake maintenance and repair activities on commercial vehicles/trailers of all types.
  • Diagnose faults
  • Carry out tests on vehicles.
  • Complete repairs.
  • Completing paperwork and procedures relating to warranty, contract & retail work.
  • Preventative maintenance work to minimise unnecessary customer costs.
  • Any other duties reasonably within your capabilities as instructed by your manager.

The Candidate:

  • Obtained a City & Guilds or other adequate qualification to NVQ level 3 in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance.
  • Experience in the diagnosis, servicing, maintenance and repair of vehicles, experience of working on Commercial Vehicles is required.
  • Organised and methodical approach to problem solving with attention to detail.
  • Undertaken manufacturers training courses and maintained knowledge of work methods and technical data.
  • Full and current UK driving licence, an LGV licence is preferred but not essential.
  • A friendly, confident, and professional manner with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and as part of a larger team as well as on their own initiative.

Working Hours:

4 on 4 off day shift pattern 06:00 - 18:00

Sunday to Tuesday inclusive from 07:00 to 19:00 and Wednesday from 07:00 to 13:00.

Wednesday 13:00 to 19:00 and Thursday to Saturday inclusive from 07:00 to 19:00


£17.95 to £18.48 depending on shift


  • Company sick pay scheme,
  • personal pension with enhanced contributions
  • death in service benefit for pension members
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • enhanced paternity and maternity benefits
  • loyalty holidays
  • excellent personal development and training opportunities.
  • Annual leave is 240 hours per annum including bank holiday entitlement.