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Job Vacancy: Full-time skilled LGV Mechanic required

Thamesdown Recycling are looking for a full-time skilled LGV Mechanic, with some plant machinery experience preferred, to join our team.
This role is a chance for the right candidate to work in a full workshop environment.


  • Service, maintain and repair Thamesdown Recycling’s fleet of vehicles.
  • Carry out regular inspections and MOT preparation to DVSA standards.
  • Have an understanding of maintenance and repair of plant, including loading shovel, forklifts, excavators and material handlers etc.
  • Carry out scheduled and unscheduled mechanical maintenance.
  • Dealing professionally and proficiently, completing job cards and service sheets in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Maintain a hard copy filing system, as per the Organisation’s requirements.
  • Adhere to all H&S legislation.
  • Any other tasks as management deem reasonable
  • You may be required to work outdoors on occasions.

 Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • City & Guilds in Mechanical Engineering, or recognised equivalent. 
  • LGV Class 1 – With an up-to-date CPC.
  • The candidate will be suitably qualified and experienced in the maintenance of commercial vehicle repair and diagnostics.
  • Have an understanding of maintenance and repair of the plant listed above.
  • Be a highly professional LGV Mechanic with a strong sense of company and team loyalty.
  • Enthusiastic, with the ability to work on your own initiative, be self-motivated and have an easy going, but efficient approach to work.
  • Demonstrates commercial awareness and have a good understanding and experience of a workshop operating environment.
  • Own tools preferred, but Thamesdown Recycling offer a well-equipped workshop.

Please forward your CV to for consideration.

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