Skilled / Semi-Skilled HGV Technician required in Longtown, Carlisle CA6 5LY


Job summary


As part of Cumbria Truck Centre's ongoing growth strategy, we are looking for Commercial Vehicle (HGV & LCV) Technicians / Mechanics to join the team at our busy vehicle workshop in Longtown, Carlisle. As a Technician / Mechanic for Cumbria Truck Centre you will be responsible for servicing and maintaining modern and varied fleet in our well-equipped and maintained workshops, which have recently been refurbished and expanded.



Main duties

  • Mechanical, electrical repair and preventative maintenance of our customer vehicles and trailers.

  • You will also diagnose and repair mechanical and electrical defects and related ancillary equipment in compliance with company and legislative requirements.

  • Complete all relevant paperwork and documentation to the required standard

  • Provide on the job training for other Technicians/Trainees as required

  • Continually identify possible warranty claims and escalate these to the appropriate person

  • Reduce non-scheduled work and vehicle visits to the location between Preventative Maintenance

  • Prepare and present customers vehicle for Annual Test, carry out brake tests

  • Ensure shift workload is completed to the required standard

  • Ensure the planned workload is completed

  • Ensure that unplanned work is completed and resolved to a conclusion satisfactory to the customer

  • Communicate vehicle status with customers when required

  • Ensure all customers are dealt with promptly, efficiently and courteously

  • Remain up to date with the latest vehicle technology and changes by attending Company training programmes


Qualifications and skills

  • Successful candidates will be fully or part qualified with relevant technical experience

  • Be able to work efficiently to high quality standards

  • Have excellent diagnostic skills

  • Be a team player but also able to work unsupervised and on own initiative

  • Be aware of the latest VOSA heavy vehicle inspection standards

  • Applicants should have a full clean driving licence



  • Flexible working hours

  • Private medical/dental insurance

  • On-site parking

  • Holiday pay

  • Pension scheme


In return, we offer amongst the best rewards packages in the industry with a commitment to ongoing training and good opportunities for career advancement.

You will receive a competitive rate of pay as well as healthcare benefits.

Your salary will be based on experience and your hours of work will be 42.5 hrs basic, with overtime and rota for Saturday mornings and out of hours call out.


For more info call 01228 794800


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent