HGV Fitter

London | Other


HGV Fitter

Council Depot, Unit 19, Mahatma Gandhi Industrial Estate, London, SE24 0JF 

Salary up to - £42,000 per annum plus attractive benefits including 25 days annual leave, matched pension and life insurance

Permanent, Full-Time, 45 hours per week - Monday- Friday


About us


Serco provides a complete waste and recycling service on behalf of local authorities. We are experts in designing, implementing, and managing waste and recycling services, with a capability spanning collection, treatment, processing, and disposal.

Working with a network of strategic partner facilities, we deliver innovative and diverse collection systems to all tenure and property types that are designed entirely around the needs of residents.


Our waste and recycling services enable local authorities to deliver reliable waste management services, with over 200,000 tons of waste recycled every year. And one of the most important parts of the team our are vehicle mechanics, who ensure that our HGV refuse trucks and street cleansing vehicles can keep our community clean, green and safe for all residents and businesses.


A position has become available for an HGV Mechanic within the workshop department at our Aylsham Contract. Working in a friendly and professional team, you will provide essential maintenance within this commercial vehicle workshop environment.


At Serco, we are dedicated to the ongoing development and progression of our mechanic teams, with outstanding training along opportunities to undertake additional qualifications, including OEM training, HGV Driver training and Irtec accreditation.


About you


First and foremost, you'll need to be an experienced and fully qualified mechanic - preferably with HGV Fitter experience or be willing to undertake additional training to upskill.


To be successful in the role, we require that candidates have electrical and hydraulic fault-finding experience, the ability to carry out general chassis service work, and where possible, full industry recognised qualifications (City & Guilds / NVQ Level Three in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair).


You should have good written and verbal communication skills, be able to undertake all aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair, and general welding skills would be advantageous.


Essential skills and experience


  • Electrical Fault-Finding experience
  • Hydraulic repair experience
  • Experience in maintenance of fleet vehicles
  • Good communication skills
  • Be able to undertake all aspects of commercial vehicle maintenance and repair


What is Desirable?


  • Full industry recognised qualifications (City & Guilds / NVQ Level Three in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair)
  • LGV Licence
  • Chassis work
  • Good written skills (to complete inspection/defect paperwork)



What we offer

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Thrive App, Simply Health Plans, Annual Leave Purchase Scheme and more
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure and Hospitality discounts
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities 
  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays



About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.



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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.


We see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates. We're a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background. 

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08/12/2023 01:35:00
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