HGV Mechanic

Posting Date: 10 September 2019

Location: Coalville, Leicestershire, GB, LE67 1LD

Company: Babcock

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HGV Mechanic
Bardon, Leicestershire

Full Time, Permanent


About the role

Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a qualified HGV Mechanic/Technician to work on our Fire Brigade Contract. We manage complex fleets of specialist vehicles and equipment to emergency services customers including the London Fire Brigade, the Metropolitan Police Service. Our comprehensive offering includes the management, maintenance, short-term rental, repair, breakdown & recovery, and protection of assets. 


You will service and repair motor vehicles (HGVs) and Specialist Fire Service Equipment in a safe and efficient manner using such skills and knowledge as required. This role will be based from the Bardon workshop and will involve travelling to Fire & Rescue services across Leicestershire to undertake field repairs.


You will carry out day-to-day servicing and maintenance repair requirements on vehicles, modules, and equipment. You will test and diagnose faults using recognised test procedures and techniques, including road testing where deemed necessary. You will ensure that you can keep up to date records of work progress and liaise with managed service centre.


What do I need to do the role?

You’ll need to have servicing and repair to MOT standard experience as a HGV Mechanic/Technician and you’ll need to hold a Level 3 NVQ Engineering or equivalent qualification.


You’ll also need to have a CAT C License.


What else do I need to know?


  • Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week + on call one in every four weekends
  • Salary of £36,924.80 per annum + £80 per day on call allowance + 1.5x overtime.
  • Based at the Bardon workshop 70% and travel across Leicestershire 30% of the time.


About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 
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Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.




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