HGV Technician Job

£55000 - £60000 Full Time
HGV Technician
  • Operations
  • HCL Fleet Services
  • HCL House, Beddington Farm Road, Croydon, CR0 4XB

About HCL Fleet Services:

HCL Fleet Services is a leading provider of heavy goods vehicle (HGV) maintenance and technical solutions. We are committed to excellence in ensuring the reliability and safety of our clients' commercial vehicles. If you are an experienced HGV Technician with a passion for diagnosing and repairing complex faults, including mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical issues, we invite you to join our team.

Job Description:

As an HGV Technician at HCL Fleet Services, you will play a vital role in diagnosing and rectifying faults, performing software programming, and carrying out modifications and retrofits to vehicles and equipment. Your expertise will be crucial in maintaining our vehicles to the highest standards and ensuring compliance with legislation and safety regulations. Your responsibilities will encompass:

Key Responsibilities:

Fault Diagnosis: Utilize your expertise to identify and rectify manufacturer faults with vehicles and complex body builder faults, including mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical issues.

Software Diagnosis and Programming: Diagnose, program, and rectify software faults or defects onsite, including communication with central hubs for assistance when required.

Modifications and Retrofits: Carry out modifications and retrofits to vehicles and external equipment to meet evolving needs and standards.

Dealer Software and Diagnostics: Possess a good understanding or knowledge of dealer software and diagnostics for accurate fault finding and resolution.

Technical Documentation: Interpret wiring and piping diagrams for vehicles and ancillary equipment to guide repair and modification efforts effectively.

Legislation and Standards: Maintain a thorough understanding of legislation, DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) standards, MOT (Ministry of Transport) standards, and road laws to ensure compliance.


  • Proven experience as an HGV Technician with expertise in diagnosing and repairing complex mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical faults.
  • Proficiency in software diagnosis and programming for commercial vehicles.
  • Familiarity with dealer software and diagnostics for accurate fault finding.
  • Strong understanding of wiring and piping diagrams for vehicles and equipment.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, DVSA standards, MOT standards, and road laws.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a commitment to quality workmanship.


  • Competitive salary within the range of £55,000 - £60,000 per year.
  • At present shift work not utilised, hoping to change in the future with further enhancement to wages. 
  • Overtime optional.
  • Saturdays and Sundays paid as overtime. 
  • Opportunities for career advancement within a growing company.
  • Continuous training and development programs to enhance your skills.
  • Supportive and collaborative team environment.
  • Access to state-of-the-art tools and equipment.

If you are a skilled HGV Technician with a knack for diagnosing and rectifying complex faults and a dedication to ensuring vehicle safety and compliance, we encourage you to apply and become a part of our dynamic team at HCL Fleet Services. Help us maintain and elevate the performance and reliability of commercial vehicles.