HGV Fitter

  • Full Time
  • Esher


Your New Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Permanent HGV Technician to join our Surrey Account for Elmbridge Borough Council. This role is based on-site at our Esher Depot (KT10 8AS). We offer an exceptional career development plan and employees have the opportunity to obtain a HGV Licence whilst working for Amey.

Amey have been working in partnership with Surrey Council since 2017. Surrey is known for its natural beauty and with it covering a quarter of the UK, our aim is to help it stay that way by providing a range of waste, recycling collections and street cleansing services to circa 400,000 residents across four boroughs: Elmbridge, Woking, Surrey Heath, and Mole Valley. By working in partnership, we’re able to deliver an improved reliable service, whilst making savings

The standard hours of work are 45 hours per week (Monday – Friday, 6am – 3:30pm). On call duties will be required.

Work-life balance and flexibility are key for our success. We empower our people to make choices that are right for them, with hybrid, part-time and flexible work patterns. And with a network of offices across the UK, we’re open to discussing working options that suit you.

You will be responsible for:

  • Ensure first-time repair of vehicles and equipment within budget
  • Performing routine Inspection, diagnosis, maintenance and repair of all types of vehicle, trailer and plant equipment operated by Amey Ltd
  • To undertake all work to a minimum of MOT standard as detailed in MOT Testers Manual/s or vehicle manufacturer publications and manuals
  • To accurately use and interpret outputs from vehicle diagnostic equipment in line with manufacturer guidelines, perform Electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic fault diagnosis and repair
  • Complete and return all documentation, work orders, and service sheets for approval and filing
  • At all times to adhere to company procedures with regard to Health & Safety and where applicable and to ensure all team members do like wise
  • Comply with current legislation and certification for tooling and equipment
  • Maintain a tidy bench and working area
  • Stay updated on competency for effective vehicle repairs
  • Address any non-conformances identified during QA audits
  • Work safely both individually and in a team

We want to hear from you if you have:

  • Educated and trained to City and Guilds, IRTEC or NVQ level in inspection and repair of heavy vehicles and equipment (desirable)
  • Hold a valid Cat C HGV License preferable (but training will be given to the right candidate)
  • Able to carry out repairs to a safe and compliant standard
  • Willingness to apply skills to a variety of tasks, with changing team members, providing support to others
  • Prepared to develop and undertake relevant training and qualifications
  • Prepared to work varying hours to meet the needs of the business
  • To willingly carry out any reasonable task as requested by a member of management
  • Good communication skills but able to work alone
  • Good understanding of health and safety in a workshop environment
  • COSHH Awareness
  • Good standard of Maths and English to GCSE pass rate

What we can offer you:

When you join us, we can offer flexibility, career development, a choice of benefits and support that help you through all life’s ups and downs. It’s the reason why Investors in People put us among the top 1% of employers and we have a competitive reward and benefits program

Career Development – Exceptional development and progression plan.
Training and Development – Grow your skills with access to training and certifications, including the opportunity to obtain an HGV licence.
Employee Wellbeing – Enjoy a supportive work environment that values work-life balance and offers flexible working options.
Pension – Generous Pension scheme which we will contribute to
Holidays – Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
Choices – Our flexible benefits scheme is tailored by you, including buying additional annual leave, cycle2work scheme, charity giving and gym membership
Save with Amey – Our online voucher portal gives you access to thousands of discounts from leading retailers to help you save on shopping, days out, or nights in. It includes healthcare, free GP service, dental vouchers
Social Value – You’ll get 2 Community Involvement Days each year to volunteer for a charity of your choice and further opportunities to support fundraising initiatives

Application Guidance

Amey is committed to Inclusion and Diversity. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Please contact our recruitment team at peopleservices@amey.co.uk to discuss any access needs and reasonable adjustments that may be required at any point during the recruitment process.

Apply today – We are excited to hear from you!

To apply for this job please visit careers.amey.co.uk.

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