Closing date: 
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 10:10
United Utilities
United Kingdom

Mechanic (10585)

Job ID: 10585

Location: Trafford Park, UK

Salary: £28,824.00

Working Hours: 37.00 per week

Job Purpose

As a current experienced HGV Mechanic you will work as an integral part of a structured team who are responsible for the efficient provision and maintenance of fleet and plant assets for United Utilities at the most cost effective price.

This is an exciting challenge for you to take on the efficient, cost effective provision and maintenance of approximately 1,900 assets for the Company of which there are approximately 230 HGV vehicles. You will be working within a fast paced and challenging part of our business and we are looking for someone who is excited by the opportunity to make a valuable contribution to our Transport Services team.

Job Accountabilities

  • Delivering all new fleet and plant assets into the business, managing and maintaining these assets, and ensuring that they are the most effective solution for our business requirements
  • Working in conjunction with the wider business
  • Responsible for the day to day maintenance of United Utilities plant and fleet assets, ranging from plant items such as:
    • HGV's, Vans and 4X4 Vehicles
    • Pumps and Trailers
  • Due to the diverse range of fleet and plant assets you will require the ability to repair and maintain fleet and plant in a cost efficient manner
  • Liaising with Operators with regards to the maintenance and repair of fleet and plant assets
  • Commissioning and decommissioning fleet and plant assets
  • Keeping appropriate records and ensuring all documentation is filled in accurately and on time
  • Complying with Ministry of Transport legislation and Health & Safety regulations, and dealing with Health & Safety issues
  • Participating in flexible working, standby and callout arrangements
  • Preparing for HGV and LCV MOTs
  • Undertaking fault diagnosis via electronic computer software

Knowledge and Skills

  • You will have experience of all aspects of Mechanical servicing and repairs within a fast paced environment, delivering a high standard of work to enable the efficient and cost effective provision and maintenance of fleet and plant to the Company
  • You will work together with your team realising a smooth and seamless performance in order to ensure excellent Customer Service to the Business
  • You will need to be able to demonstrate the following key areas of expertise and qualification:
  • NVQ level 3 HGV Repair and Maintenance certificate
  • IRTEC vehicle inspection technician
  • Transport experience on HGV's, Tankers, Light Vans and Plant
  • C+E driving licence (Class1)
  • Expert in vehicle electrics and Computer fault diagnosis

Desirable Criteria

  • Ideally you will have significant experience within a similar high volume mechanical environment

We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age.

If you are offered a job with us, a number of pre-employment checks need to be carried out before your appointment can be confirmed. Any offer of employment with United Utilities will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure Scotland / the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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