Heavy Goods Vehicle Technician

Job Introduction

Due to our continued growth we are now recruiting for experienced Heavy Goods Vehicle Maintenance Technicians to be based at our onsite purpose-built, state of the art HGV Vehicle Maintenance Unit/Workshop.

The unit is Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency equipped, and operates a Tachograph bay with six fully equipped working bays which enables the maintenance and servicing of our modern fleet of vehicles and trailers.

  • Salary 42,231.04
  • Reference HB/HE/VMUTech/28092023/CW
  • Contract Type Full Time
  • Closing Date April 30, 2024
  • Category Transport
  • Business Unit Transport (Amesbury)
  • Location Meridian Way, Amesbury, Salisbury, United Kingdom

Role Responsibility

Our Vehicle Maintenance Technicians:-

  • Carry out preventative vehicle maintenance and servicing, MOT preparation and repairs to a high standard
  • Inspect vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately, using computer-based diagnostic equipment
  • Repair or replace broken or defective parts and resolve defects
  • Road test vehicles to check repairs
  • Maintain VMU equipment and working areas to a good, clean condition
  • Use hand tools and general garage equipment
  • Tail Lift maintenance and vehicle body work repairs, fabrication and basic welding processes
  • Complete administrative tasks and reports as requested

The Ideal Candidate


  • Min 3 years’ proven experience as a Vehicle Technician with trailer maintenance experience
  • Level 2 City & Guilds or BTECH National in HGV Motor Vehicle Engineering or equivalent UK recognised qualification
  • UK Driving licence (HGV category an advantage)
  • Experience in fault diagnostic equipment, e.g. Tech tool, STAR and JAL and including trailer systems
  • A desire for delivering the highest possible standards of work with respect to quality and compliance
  • Must own standard tools - more specific tools will be provided


  • IRTEC inspection licence along with any tail lift inspection certification
  • Main dealership experience
  • Tail lift experience

Package Description

  • Days - £42,231.04 per annum
  • 06:00 - 18:00 hrs - Day Shift
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern, working an average 39 hours per week  
  • 5.6 weeks paid holiday rising to 6.6 weeks upon 5 years’ service
  • Contributable Company pension scheme
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Free parking
  • 10% store discount
  • Access to social and sporting events

Employee benefits 

MyHB employee benefits platform with access to:

  • Retail and leisure discounts plus hundreds more 
  • Free Financial Advice 
  • Bank your savings into an ISA
  • 24/7 confidential counselling and advice line 
  • Low cost voluntary insured health plans

Available shifts: 

Days - 6am - 6pm 

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