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Aquila Truck Centres (Head Office)
Chimney Road
Great Bridge

Switchboard: 0121 520 1234
Main Fax: 0121 520 1800
Parts: 01922 715 050
Service: 01922 715 020
New Truck Sales: 01922 715 046
Used Truck Sales: 01922 715 028

HGV Technician Apprenticeship    

Section:   Vehicle Workshop Post Number: June/2015
Location:   Tipton/Tamworth                             Hours: Dependent on Shift
Responsible to: Workshop Controller Salary Range: Dependent on Shift & Experience
Contract Type:   Permanent Closing Date: July 31st 2015


Job Role:

To provide a maintenance and repair service to all vehicles entering the workshop in a timely and productive manner.

To prepare vehicles to a standard to enable MOT pass.  

Key Activities:

Your main duties will include:

  • Service and repair customer vehicles
  • Fault finding and diagnosis of hydraulic and electrical systems
  • Welding and fabrication
  • Completion of statutory inspection sheets
  • Preparing vehicles for MOT testing
  • Providing an efficient breakdown service with in field repairs to the highest standard of workmanship.
  • To ensure all Health & Safety policies and procedures are complied with in line with current legislation
  • To take part in any training or development deemed necessary to carry out tasks.
  • To complete other duties as requested by a manager.
  • To undertake standby and break down callout duties as part of your role.

Technical Requirements

Technical skills, knowledge and experience of all mechanical repair aspects of a commercial vehicle workshop on a full range of vehicles.
  • Ability to complete clerical work, to include clear and accurate completion of job cards, all service / inspection sheets in various formats.
  • Must have the ability to use a variety of IT systems to include diagnostic equipment and time management systems, and to be well organised in your approach to all of the above mentioned items.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of vehicle legislation, and trade practices i.e. VOSA legislation and drivers hours etc.
  • Any relevant technical and engineering qualification required.
  • Must be able to inspect and repair vehicles to a minimum standard laid down in the Guide to maintaining roadworthiness issues by VOSA.


Directly responsible to: Depot Manager / Workshop Controller
Responsible for: No direct reports
Relationships with:
Workshop Controller, Workshop Supervisor, Operations Director, Parts Manager, Service Supervisor, Parts Supervisor, Financial Controller, IT Manager, HR Manager, Customers, Representatives.

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