Hold full UK driving license (Cat B & C (Class 2 HGV) license), Digital Tachograph, and Driver CPC.
Functional Skills English & Mathematics at Level 2
IMI Level 2 in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
EAL Level 2 in Fabrication & Welding
Range of practical experience with a variety of tools
Ability to diagnose, and solve, problems quickly and efficiently
Able to follow instructions, plans and diagrams; as well as work on my own initiative.
HGV Fitter —— January 2019 – Present T Robinson & Sons, Bolton
Various Roles —— February 2015 – December 2018 Marshall’s Spares & Services Ltd, Horwich
Completed my level 2 in Fabrication & Welding as a fabricator at
Marshall’s. Further duties acquired and roles adopted as required
due to the diverse nature of the work.
Welder & Fabricator
Fabricated & welded mild-steel, Hardox, and aluminium
assemblies; both as stand-alone parts, and as part of
vehicle equipment installations.
Performed welding as part of repair-work to vehicles,
bodies, trailers, and other equipment.
Comfortable with positional MIG, including
overhead. Some familiarity with stick process.
Performed installations of, modifications and repairs
to, hydraulic ’wet-kit’ systems on commercial vehicles;
including fitting of PTOs, PTO-driven pumps, and
self-contained electric ’power-pack’ motor/pump units’
Mounted bodies and other equipment onto commercial
vehicles, including the fabrication or modification of
Variety of fitting and repair work on both 24 and 12 volt
Fitting additional lighting and accessories, such as
beacons and strobes, work-lights, side-markers for
Installation of rear-view and blind-spot cameras,
onboard recording systems, proximity and obstacle detectors,
pedestrian warning alarms
Fitting and calibration of on-board vehicle and trailer
Design and implementation of fail-safe inclinometer
systems, including tip-interlocks, for stability warning and
Performed a range of the above work out at
customer sites, including: diagnosing and correcting faulty
interlocks; changing damaged air or hydraulic fittings and
hoses; calibration of on-board weighing systems;
Apprentice Welder/Fabricator —— Sep 2013 – February 2015 Anchor Engineering (Bolton) Ltd, Horwich
Serving time as an apprentice welder/fabricator at A.E.L./Wright
Attachments (formerly S&J Wright), completing an EAL Level 2 in
Fabrication & Welding via Alliance Learning:
Ensured the working environment was kept clean and tidy,
and that all equipment was in good working order.
Handled unloading of incoming stock and associated
paperwork, ensuring stock was stored in appropriate locations
according to use requirements.
Prepared parts, to drawings, for assembly and welding by
coded welders; ensuring parts were to specified tolerances.
Temporarily handled painting duties when required,
including preparation and masking work, as well as operation
of paint-spraying equipment to apply corrosion-resistant
primers and paints.
Performed application of equipment
markings (Stamped rating plates, stencilled SWL markings,
etc.) when required.
Produced MAG-welded steel assemblies both to drawings and
as reproductions of provided samples.
Assisted on-site and in-house installation, modification,
and assembly work, both indoors and outdoors.
Drove a counter-balance fork-lift truck as part of daily
operations, loading/unloading material and other items as
required, as well as supporting other workshop operations.
Trainee Motor Mechanic —— Dec 2012 – May 2013 Greater Manchester Skills Centre, Old Trafford
Completed a placement in the training centre’s automotive
department, whilst completing IMI Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle
Maintenance and Repair:
Performed workshop/garage tasks in a safe and
environmentally responsible manner, ensuring all health and
safety standards were met
Performed full, and partial services, and pre-MOT checks
Diagnosed and repaired mechanical faults accurately and
Completed spot puncture repairs, tyre removal and
reinstallation, balanced wheels and performed alignments to a
Alliance Learning, Horwich Loco Works —— September 2013 – February 2015
Achieved EAL Level 2 in Fabrication & Welding.
Greater Manchester Skills Centre, Trafford Park —— December 2012 – May 2013
Achieved IMI Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles (VRQ).
Rivington & Blackrod Sixth Form —— September 2007 – July 2009
Achieved A/S Levels in ICT, and Chemistry.
Rivington & Blackrod High School —— September 2002 – July 2007
Completed Secondary School education, and achieved GCSEs in
English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Science,
German, History, ICT, and Engineering.