Our client has over 20 years’ experience and is one of the leading independent waste management companies and to this day continues to provide a professional service to their customer base.

Due to their continued success, our client is currently looking to hire an HGV Mechanic to manage/service/fit a fleet of 16 vehicles and service of plant and machinery.

Location:  Burnley

Hours: 40hrs + Overtime

Salary: Excellent salary, dependant on experience

Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Carry out simple work on the vehicle’s electrical system and use information from the wiring diagrams and manuals for electrical components.
  • Perform allocated work within the timeframe given to the customers.
  • Diagnose, check and set the mechanical systems.
  • Set up accessories and specific equipment on the vehicles.
  • As required, attend to disabled vehicles at the roadside or on customer’s premises, following appropriate routines and procedures including roadside safety laws and regulations.
  • Provide technical advice to colleagues.
  • Carry out routine inspections, maintenance and repairs on all makes of vehicles and trailers to VOSA standard.
  • Ensure all vehicles worked upon are handled carefully and that all precautions are taken whilst on the premises.
  • Liaise with parts department to attain parts.
  • Ensure Health & Safety regulations and safe working practices are adhered to.
  • Ensure appropriate clocking is made, all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Technical qualification (City & Guilds or NVQ qualified technician) or proven experience repairing & maintaining vehicles.
  • Ability to work within guidelines given and to strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to actively seek solutions to problems.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Flexibility to undertake a wide range of tasks.
  • LGV/HGV/PCV licence an advantage.


If you have the relevant skills and experience and are seeking a new career, then send your CV to cv@talent-finder.co.uk, with the subject line referring to the position and where you found it. Alternatively, call 01772 886799.

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To apply for this job email your details to info@hemscottassociates.com