HGV Technician (Fitter)

  • Job Reference: 00000264-1
  • Date Posted: 5 February 2019
  • Recruiter: Cawleys
  • Location: Luton
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Cawleys (part of the F & R Cawley Group) was established 70 years ago and has since grown into the largest regional commercial waste management and recycling company in the Herts, Beds, Bucks & Northants area. The basis behind our growth and success is down to our strong commitment to a foundation of financial strength, operating excellence and professionalism. Cawleys is a proactive recycling and waste management company continually looking at new opportunities and investments to divert waste streams away from landfill towards more commercial and environmental solutions. These assets enable Cawleys to offer a full range of environmental waste collection and recycling services to over 5000 industrial and commercial customers.

Role Purpose

  • To contribute within the engineering main function of ensuring that all vehicles and plant equipment is maintained and to ensure reliability and safety.
  • Complete MOT preparations, servicing and inspection of vehicles, PMI's and rectifying all repairs.
  • Deliver and demonstrate our Company values.

Key Responsibilities

  • To ensure that all company vehicles and plant are inspected, serviced and maintained so as to comply with current legislation and manufacturer recommendations.
  • To ensure that all company vehicles are maintained to standards set by DFT and that statutory “O” licence requirements are complied with.
  • To ensure that all necessary paper work, daily worksheets and time sheets are completed and signed off.
  • To ensure compliance with all Health and Safety and ISO procedures.
  • To comply with Company HR Policy and procedures.
  • To seek technical advice from Fleet Manager / Fleet Engineer in the absence of a supervisor on site.
  • To participate on the duty rota when required to cover bank holidays.
  • Any other duties as required by the Workshop Supervisor and Business Manager for the smooth running of the workshop.
  • Complete relevant paperwork with all tasks.


  • To be agreed.

Skills, Experience & Education

  • HGV licence preferable but not essential
  • Waste industry experience – desirable but not essential
  • Able to manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent internal and external customer service


  • Core hours are 56 hours per week (Monday to Friday and 3 out of 4 Saturday mornings)
  • Weekday accommodation provided if required

Personal Qualities

  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Flexible and proactive attitude
  • Driven and positive
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Able to manage multiple tasks

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