Agricultural Mechanic / HGV Mechanic / Vehicle Technician

Location
Lancaster
Salary
£9 - £16 per hour
Posted
02 Sep 2019
Closes
30 Sep 2019
Ref
NCSC-08
Contact
Bluetown Online
Sector
Machinery
Discipline
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Agricultural Mechanic

Location: Bentham, LA2 7LW

Salary: £9 - £16 per hour

Position: Full Time, Permanent (8.30-17.00 Monday – Friday)

Due to expansion and a high level of work they are looking for an experienced HGV/Agricultural Mechanic to join their busy team of 6 mechanics. As they are so busy you must have the ability to hit the ground running.

No two jobs are the same so their work is interesting and varied; from routine maintenance to specialist conversions, performance upgrades and full restorations giving you the opportunity to develop new and refine existing skills.

The Company is an established independent dealer selling refurbished second-hand Mercedes Benz Unimogs and new and used spare parts as well as their own range of specially developed Unimog accessories.

Their team enjoys excellent working conditions in their modern, fully equipped workshop.

The Role:

The work is interesting and varied and no two days are the same. Some examples of the type of work they do:

* Carrying out routine repairs & maintenance to all vehicle systems; engine, transmission, axles, hydraulics, electrics
* Special adaptations; e.g. left to right hand drive conversions
* Mechanical work; e.g. changing engine to different type, changing ratios in axles etc.
* Refurbishment work including cab changes
* Renovation & restoration of older vehicles to top standards
* Repair and modification of hydraulic systems
* Fitting PTO systems
* Fitting accessories e.g. 3 point linkages, tow hitches etc.
* Fitting camper boxes to vehicles
* Basic fabrication work – making brackets, repairing steps etc.
* Bodywork repair

The successful Candidate will have/ be:

* Experience of Unimogs/tractors/HGVs
* Good all round mechanical skills
* Ability to work under supervision and on own initiative
* Keen eye for detail spotting problems and diagnosing work and parts needed based on symptoms
* Working quickly and efficiently to get work done thoroughly & to a high standard but on time
* Strong, fit and healthy – you’ll be working with heavy machinery and tools on a daily basis
* Engineering experience or qualifications are an advantage
* Welding/bodywork/fabrication skills are an advantage

What’s on offer?

* 20 days holiday plus bank holiday
* Generous company pension scheme
* Permanent with a three month probationary period

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

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