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HGV Mechanic

Job Description

Service Care Solutions has an exciting opportunity for experienced HGV Mechanic to work for a local authority in Bedford.

Job Purpose:
Carry out maintenance and repairs on heavy goods vehicles, light commercial vehicles and various items of plant and equipment. Ensure vehicles are maintained to HGV Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) and comply with Construction & Use regulations, PUWER regulations etc.

Main duties:

  • Carry out maintenance and repairs on various items of specialist and auxiliary equipment.
  • Inspect, maintain and repair vehicles to meet legal requirements and standards laid down by the Department of Transport, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency and Goods Vehicle Operator Licence Regulations.
  • Undertake fault diagnosis and repairs on vehicles, plant and equipment including electrical and pneumatic systems.
  • Interpret technical service data, manufacturers manuals and complex electrical drawings and diagrams.
  • Complete all relevant documentation in line with legal requirements and Council policies and procedures.
  • Identify the need and specify replacement parts and administer the issue of parts from stock or via external suppliers


  • Must hold a City and Guilds Mechanical Engineering Qualification.
  • Must have a C licence and willing to work to D1 & C1 & C+E
  • Must be a qualified engineer, with knowledge and experience of mechanical and hydraulic systems with experience in HGV MOT preparation.
  • Be able to complete technical documentation
  • Order supplies etc.

Working hours:
4 days out of 5 (between Monday and Friday)
7am- 5pm

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to call on 01772 208967 or send an email to