HGV Mechanic

HGV Mechanic

Bay Freight are looking for a new HGV Mechanic to join their team.

Salary: £14.70 to £15.70

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Stalybridge (SK15)

As one of our small team of HGV mechanics your main responsibility will be to carry out maintenance and repairs on our mixed fleet of HGVs, trailers and on our fork lift trucks. Along with general repairs you will also carry out safety inspections, MOT preparation and presentation, and recovery work.

Our maintenance workshop is operational between Monday and Friday, and you will be expected to work on a 2 rotating shift pattern between the hours of 6.00 a.m. and 10.00 p.m. On a Saturday 8am till 12pm if required to work will be paid overtime for Saturdays. Competitive rates of pay are offered.

Shift Patterns:

40hrs a week

Early: 6am-2.30pm 

Lates: 1pm -9.30pm

We are looking for a qualified mechanic (C&G or NVQ or similar), HGV Class 1 licence would be advantageous.

Key responsibilities:

  • Undertaking all service inspections/maintenance work as required in order that the vehicles are compliant with all Ministry of Transport regulations and in compliance with our ‘O’ Licence obligations.
  • Ensuring that all relevant paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner, to enable accurate and ‘up-to-date’ computer records are available always, with special regard to defects and servicing.
  • Work in a safe manner and in compliance with Health and Safety regulations.
  • Call out phone every 4 weeks

Key Skills:

  • Previous experience in a workshop
  • Able to listen and take instruction
  • Use your own initiative
  • High standard of work
  • Great understanding of Health and Safety Requirements
  • Able to work within a small team
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Knowledge of Volvo and DAF trucks

In return we offer:

  • Pension
  • Loyalty Awards (Recognises employees with 5, 10, 20, 30 and 40 years’ service)
  • Employee Benefits Platform (Includes a Cycle to work scheme and access to a range of offers and discounts)
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee and customer referral schemes


We are an equal opportunities employer whom encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds. We are recruiting now for this role. To apply please forward your CV with any relevant experience listed, to [email protected] or apply online here.

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