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HGV Mechanic

Job Description

Service Care Solutions has an exciting opportunity to join a local authority on a temporary, ongoing contract as a HGV Mechanic in the Worthing area.

Job Purpose:
Maintain and repair all types of motor vehicles and mobile plant in accordance with relevant legislation, manufacturer's instructions and maintenance schedules.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Prepare vehicles including HGV and non HGV, to the necessary standard required to pass the annual VOSA MOT test.
  • To interpret and implement any technical data to modify and repair vehicles and equipment and apply any statutory maintenance standards as laid down by the Vehicle & Operator Services Agency (VOSA), vehicle manufacturers and defined by management.
  • Attend vehicle and plant breakdowns outside of the depot, and carry out repairs were necessary and practicable at the road side utilising proper and safe techniques to minimise any risks to the public, staff or further damage to the vehicle or plant.
  • Apply appropriate techniques to diagnose the causes of reported defects and faults in vehicles and plant and carry out rectification work as efficiently and effectively as possible in a timely manner.
  • Record all work carried out and parts fitted accurately on the workshop job sheets and inspection sheets.


  • LGV driving license with no more than 3 penalty points.
  • Qualification to City & Guilds standard or a recognised NVQ mechanical apprenticeship in vehicle repairs.
  • Basic knowledge in the use of IT equipment.
  • Ability to recognise faults and report accurately.
  • Prepared to work under dirty, wet & noisy conditions on occasions.

Working hours will be:

  • Monday to Thursday 7:30am - 4pm and Friday 7:30am - 3:30pm

If you would like further information on this role, and to apply, please email Hona today at or call 01772 208967.