HGV Fitter

Posted 19 March 2024
Salary £16 - £18 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Automotive
ReferenceKYLE - NEWPORT_1710848821
Contact NameKyle Smith

Job description

Job Title: HGV Fitter

Location: Newport

Employment Type: Full-time / Permanent]

Working Hours: Full time: Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:00, or 08.00 - 16.30 . Overtime available on weekends

Salary: £15.00 / £18.00 PH depending on experience

Candour Talent Recruitment are currently recruiting for a HGV Fitterto join our well-established client based in the Newport area.

This role presents a unique chance to become a part of a dedicated team within a well-established company.

Job Description:

We are a well-established and reputable specialist in commercial vehicle maintenance and repairs, and have been trading for over 15 years. We have fully equipped maintenance workshops, including use of R2C Workshop Management and computerised diagnostics. We are looking for a HGV Technician/Mechanic to join our team of 5 technicians.

Our contracts vary from large organisations, such as Traffic Management companies to individual hauliers. We are responsible for over 175 vehicles and trailers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out routine inspections, using R2C workshop management.

  • Maintenance, servicing and repairs on all makes of vehicles and trailers to VOSA standard.

  • Carry out a wide range of defect repairs from replacing a bulb to replacing brake discs and pads or even complete engine re-build.

  • Fault diagnostic and rectification using the latest manufacturers computer systems and tooling.

  • Complete job cards and maintenance sheets in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Able to multi skill and have a flexible approach to working hours


Ideally as a Technician/Mechanic you will come from a time served HGV Technician /Mechanic background with an industry recognised qualification and a minimum of 2 years experience, or alternatively be able to demonstrate a proven track record of commercial vehicle repair

  • Full UK driving license is essential. Ideally also with a HGV Class 1, or HGV Class 2 (not essential).

  • Team player.

  • Excellent timekeeping.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Flexible and adaptable


Industry recognised: 2 years - or a proven track record of commercial vehicle repair.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to leverage their skills and expertise in a stimulating work environment while contributing to the continued success and growth of the organisation. If you are a motivated professional seeking to take the next step in your career journey, we encourage you to apply today!

How to Apply:

Contact Number: 01633 741000

Email Address:


We thank you for considering Candour Talent Recruitment for your career aspirations and encourage you to continue exploring opportunities with us in the future. Good Luck with your application and we look forward to receiving your CV.

Who are we at Candour Talent?

At our award-winning recruitment agency, we pride ourselves on building strong connections with both our clients and candidates. We operate as both a recruitment specialist for permanent recruitment and a recruitment business for the supply of temporary workers, ensuring that we can effectively meet the diverse needs of our clients and candidates. With a dedicated and passionate team of professionals, we're committed to taking time to understand your unique skills, experiences, and aspirations ensuring that we match you with opportunities that not only align with your professional goals but also inspire you to thrive. Whether you're seeking a career change, advancement, or a new challenge, we're here to support you every step of the way.

Rest assured that when you apply for a role through Candour Talent Recruitment, your details will be handled with the utmost confidentiality and in accordance with our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, outlining how your information will be used.

While we strive to respond to all applicants promptly, please note that only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted for further consideration. If you do not hear back from us within 7 days of your application, we regret to inform you that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.