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Mobile HGV Mechanic


Leicester, GB, LE67 1LD Warrington, GB, WA4 6HL

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:               Mobile HGV Mechanic 
Location:               Flexible, West Yorkshire or North West England
Compensation:     £42,000 + £2000 On Call Bonus + Overtime
Role Type:            Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                SF54869

At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Mobile HGV Mechanic.


The role
As a Mobile HGV Mechanic, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You'll repair motor vehicles (HGVs) and Specialist Fire Service modules and equipment


Day to day, you’ll be working within a team of four engineers who cover the four quarters of the UK. You’ll travel to jobs over your target area and ensure they are completed efficiently; cover reactive maintenance, servicing and repair of vehicles, equipment, components and accessories used by the fire service, fault finding and coming up with solutions in order to ensure the customers’ demands are met and ensure only approved parts are used for the jobs assigned.

  • Testing and diagnosing faults using recognised test procedures and techniques. Including road testing were deemed necessary. To drive in a manner within the parameters of the law
  • Work in an efficient and productive manner to achieve targets set out and agreed with the engineering Manager.
  • Ensure you can keep up to date records, utilising company IT systems, of work progress and liaise with managed service centre and line management.
  • To observe, recognise and report on defects and/or symptoms of impending failure. Correct completion of relevant forms and ensuring unfair wear and tear items are reported on the system for recharge.
  • Only approved parts accounted for by the stores department are to be fitted to vehicles/equipment with the department being advised on whether a rechargeable cost.


This role is full time working Monday - Friday and is fully remote and can be based in West Yorkshire or Northwest England.


There is a requirement to travel to allocated jobs daily. On call bonus is achieved through working 1 in 4 weekends. 


Essential experience of the Mobile HGV Mechanic

  • Experience in repair and testing of hydraulic systems, AC and DC electrical systems, diagnosis.
  • Understanding of Health & Safety Legislation and knowledge of HGV/LGV technical specifications, maintenance, and repair requirements is desired.


Qualifications for the Mobile HGV Mechanic

  • Mechanical experience / Servicing and repair to MOT standard of HGVs/LGVs with a minimum NVQ level 3 qualification. 
  • Full UK Class C driving licence

The successful candidate must be able to achieve Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave. 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement.
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity.


Babcock International 
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 


If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.




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