HGV Mechanic

Permanent @Garniche Jobs London in Automotive/Aerospace
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  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience Fresh
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description


People. Passion. Pride. This is what has driven our teams since 1833.

Since that time, we have developed to become a critical partner in the global aviation industry, delivering time-critical logistics services at 200 locations in over 37 countries, across six continents. But at the heart of our business is our people. If you are seeking a role with opportunities to learn and develop, this could be the beginning of an exciting journey.

To maintain, inspect, repair and test Menzies aviation and external customers vehicles to prescribed standards in accordance with Department for Transport (DfT), manufacturer and Heathrow airport.

Main accountabilities include:  

To maintain, inspect, repair and test Menzies Aviation and external customers vehicles.

Prepare, present, and accompany all HGV and non-HGV vehicles, to annual MOT inspections.

Carry out periodic safety inspections to all Menzies aviation Vehicles to VOSA inspection manual standards.

Carry out fault diagnosis on complex hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical systems.

Carry out welding, fabrication and body repairs as required.

Attend broken down or accident damaged vehicles and effect permanent or running repairs as required.

Complete associated paperwork to ensure that all statistics and legal information are produced, updated dedicated workshop system, as necessary.

Ensure that all relevant Health and Safety procedures are adhered to.

Maintain work areas in a safe and clean condition.

Carry out any other duties as instructed by the supervisor, which are commensurate to the grade of this post.

Safety, Security and Compliance

Carry out all activities of the role and processing activities (as above) as directed by the Company through its policies, procedures, and training to ensure the success of the operation including the following:

Full compliance:

Health & Safety


Equal Opportunities


Data Protection


Remain up to date with all station notices relating to policies and procedures.

Remain up to date with all relevant operational, systems and Customer Service training

Always maintain a safe and secure working environment.

Comply with the Company's open, fair, and honest reporting culture. 

Qualifications and Experience

Experience of working with all types of HGV and light commercial maintenance and repairs.

City and Guilds level 3, NVQ or equivalent.

Flexible and service minded.

Physically fit (must pass Airside Driving Medical).

Work under pressure yet maintaining high standards.

Work as part of a team and follow instructions.

Punctual and reliable.

Must be able to work varied shift patterns.

Must be able to provide a 5-year checkable reference.


Menzies Aviation are a committed equal opportunity employer and encourage applications for suitably qualified and eligible applicants regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, and maternity. We strive to create an inclusive working environment, where the different knowledge, perspectives, experiences, and approaches of our global workforce are represented. Where everyone feels valued and can reach their full potential.

Please be aware that as part of our recruitment process, we may look to use a variety of resourcing tools to help us understand your skills and experience in relation to the role. Please feel free to contact to recruiter below, if there are any reasonable adjustments to our process that you would like us to consider.

As part of our recruitment process, we will always consider how candidates fit with our values which you can learn more about .

Application instructions

Please click apply now. If you have any questions, you can contact us. The closing date for submissions is 15th April 2022

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