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HGV Mechanic

  • Job added:   18 July 2022
  • Job Type :   Other
  • Reference :   InAutomotive-384688
  • Company :   William Gilder Ltd

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two mechanics to join the refurb department of Gilder Hire. You will be based at our new purpose built workshop in Teddington, Tewkesbury. We are part of the William Gilder Group who, along with the hire services, run a large fleet of HGV's, run a couple of workshops, a truck stop, a farm shop, a cafe and more.

Our Shunter tug hire fleet has grown from a couple of tugs to the largest independent fleet in the country with over 150 units on hire. The growth of the business is down to our outstanding response time and ability to service some of the highest profile hauliers in the country.

2022 saw us move into a brand new workshop designed to make your lives easier and enable us to continue to offer exceptional service to our customers. Due to our customer growth, we need to also grow our team and this is where you come in.

Your key role will be refurbing the shunter tugs to a high standard so you need to be competent and take pride in your work by refurbing the shunter tug to a high standard. You will have the guidance of our Workshop Manager but would need you to have the ability to get on and complete tasks without constant supervision.

The role is Monday to Friday with the opportunity to work overtime.

What we are looking for:

. Experience in refurbing vehicles

. Attention to detail and take pride in your work.

. Mechanical experience ideally on HGVs/commercial vehicles

· Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

· Self-motivated with the ability to maintain a positive can-do attitude

· Organised but flexible in your approach

· A good communicator

· Accurate when producing written records.

· Accurate with stock control

. Welding experience desirable but not essential

In return, we offer the following:

· Competitive rates of pay

· Paid breaks

· 28 days holiday entitlement per year (including bank holidays)

· Death in service benefit (following successful completion of probation)

· Company sick pay after 1 years qualifying service

· Opportunity to do overtime.

· Staff Discount at other establishments within the Group

· Free parking on site

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