HGV Truck & Trailer Mechanic / Technician

If you are an HGV Mechanic, or a mechanic looking to upskill and gain experience as an HGV Mechanic, we would like to hear from you. Our modern, well equipped Maintenance Facility offers a great environment to work in as part of a skilled team and scope for continued progression.

Based at our Maintenance Facility in Fort William, you'll join a small team of Mechanics to carry out mechanical repairs, servicing and maintenance across a varied fleet of Trucks and Trailers in a modern well equipped facility.


The role involves diagnostics, repair and maintenance on the company's fleet of upward of mainly 50 Volvo trucks, but also including Scania & MAN, and 160 trailers and small plant machinery, including tractor units, cranes, service vans, tug masters which are serviced and maintained at our workshop.

Services provided in the Maintenance Facility include:

  • Pre-MOT inspections
  • Tachograph calibrations
  • Computer diagnostics
  • Winter checks
  • Cab/chassis/engine steam clean
  • Commercial steam cleaning
  • Breakdown assistance
  • ABS and EBS systems
  • Repair/ supply hydraulic pipes
  • Training facilities

Duties will include:

  • Inspecting & maintaining Ferguson Transport fleet of vehicles and trailers
  • Travelling to sites to deal with breakdowns
  • Maintaining workshop along with colleagues to standards that meet our image of an efficient and modern transport and service provider
  • Use of Volvo/Scania special tools as required
  • Completing necessary paperwork and records
  • Carrying out repairs according to Company procedures in a safe and responsible manner
  • Using specialist tools and equipment as and when required

Ferguson Transport & Shipping provides a comprehensive range of distribution services and takes pride in delivering high quality logistics with experienced drivers, transport management and planners.   

We have a reputation for achieving excellent company safety records with SQAS, FIAS and FISA accreditation and being a member of the British Safety Council.  


To be successful in your application you must be able to demonstrate a good track record and high standard of workmanship, a professional attitude and good communication skills.

An HGV licence is desirable but not essential, although a car licence is required.

What you can expect:

  • A competitive salary;
  • Excellent scope to develop your career;
  • Life assurance cover;
  • Occupational Health Support
  • Training & Development opportunities;
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 28 days paid leave per annum (pro-rata), enhanced with service;
  • Loyalty bonus payment scheme;
  • Employer contributory pension scheme;
  • Occupational health surveillance;
  • Group life assurance;
  • Employee assistance programme

Ferguson Transport & Shipping provide clear routes for career progression and offer a range of opportunities for training, development and up skilling to help people get to the next level.

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