HGV Technican

Location Exeter
Discipline: Motor Trade
Job type: Permanent - Full Time
Salary: from £37,400 with on target earnings of up to £46,000
Contact name: Danielle Hubbard Assoc CIPD
Contact email: danielle@smithandreed.co.uk

​Are you an enthusiastic, apprentice-trained commercial vehicle mechanic or technician looking for a new challenge? My client, the top Volvo Truck and Bus dealership in the South West, are now hiring for an HGV Technician to join their Volvo Truck and Bus dealership, covering Devon and Cornwall.

You'll be undertaking a wide range of maintenance work on various truck and bus brands, ranging from simple part replacements to solving complex faults using the latest diagnostic methods and equipment.

This is a permanent full time role working a 40 hour week paying from £37,400 with on target earnings of up to £46,000 dependent on experience (including overtime when available paid at time and a half).

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain vehicles to MOT standard, ensuring all required repairs are carried out efficiently and on time.

  • Working across Devon and Cornwall, you will maintain and repair Volvo vehicles and other brands.

  • Take part in Volvo Action Service callout cover on a rota basis.

  • Provide fault diagnosis to identify any repairs needed.

  • Ensuring your workspace, equipment and tools are kept clean, tidy and to health and safety standards.

Key Skills

  • Minimum City and Guilds and/or NVQ 3 qualification (or equivalent).

  • Fault finding and problem solving.

  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude and troubleshooting skills.

  • Willingness to work effectively within a team and ensure industry leading customer service.

  • Strong communication skills to communicate effectively with colleagues.

  • Flexible ‘can do’ attitude.

  • Ability to use own initiative and work under minimum supervision.

  • Full UK Driving Licence.


  • Callout cover paid on top of basic salary.

  • Ongoing manufacturer training courses, both on and off-site.

  • Free onsite parking.

  • Quarterly performance financial awards.

With the role, you will be able to increase your earning potential with a brand that's focused on quality, safety and environmental care. If this sounds like the next role for you click apply.

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