Heavy Goods Vehicle Mechanic Apprentice

Do you like lorries? Do you have a passion for learning how things work, if so, a career as a Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) Mechanic could be right for you!

Do you like lorries? Do you have a passion for learning how things work, if so, a career as a Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) Mechanic could be right for you!

If you are looking to pursue a career as a Vehicle Mechanic with a view to becoming a fully trained to City and Guilds Level 3 in Vehicle Servicing and Maintenance or the equivalent level with Institute of Road Transport Engineers (IRTEC) approval, starting your career with Stiller could be the right choice for you.

The successful candidate will be required to enrol with an apprenticeship provider, the business will work with the candidate to ensure a suitable apprenticeship provider is sourced.

What will you be doing and learning as an Apprentice Mechanic?

  • Vehicle, trailer and equipment inspections.
  • Repairing and maintaining.
  • Learning about the fundamentals of Heavy Vehicle technologies e.g., chassis design, engine, fuels, transmissions, electrical, hydraulics, air braking, air suspension systems
  • The types and associated characteristics of Heavy Goods Vehicles and their configurations and applications.
  • Diagnosing principles and logical problem-solving techniques.
  • Developing Health & Safety knowledge and environmental awareness to carry out the work safely and responsibly.
  • HGV Operator Licence requirements.
  • How to service, inspect and maintain vehicles and trailers to the required standards.
  • Complete, maintain and scrutinise repair and service records.

What do we look for in an Apprentice Technician / Mechanic?

  • A passion for heavy goods vehicles.
  • A keen eye for detail.
  • A grade C or Grade 4 or higher in English or Maths

What will you offer the Company?

  • Integrity.
  • Energy and enthusiasm for all aspects of work.
  • Excellent service to your customers and colleagues.

What will the Company offer you?

  • Support of a mentor.
  • Internal training whilst you qualify as a Mechanic.
  • Competitive pay and conditions.
  • Modern well-equipped facilities.

We aim to deliver a great level of service to our Transport team all our team members have the same ambition to deliver an outstanding level of service. This is rewarded with excellent training and internal career development opportunities.

The role is Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week, a rotational Saturday morning will be required once training is in place, and working hours to be discussed and agreed at the interview.

25 days holiday plus 8 statutory days per annum.

Rates of pay – £6.00/hour

Applications should be submitted by email, cover letter and CVs to be sent to Julie.gilpin@stiller.co.uk

The closing date for applications is 15th July 2022.