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HGV Technician


London, GB, HA4 0QH

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:             HGV Technician
Location:             Ruislip, London
Compensation:   £18.75 per hour + £2.43 per hour shift premium
Role Type:          Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:              SF56283


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 HGV Technician at our Ruislip site.


The role
As a HGV Technician, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You'll be supporting one of our partners, the London Fire Brigade (LFB).


Day to day, you’ll be responsible for servicing and repairing defects on fire vehicles within the LFB fleet. You'll have the opportunity to work on 32-metre and 64-metre aerials, along with the UK’s first Electric Fire engine, as well as servicing fire pumps. 


  • Diagnose faults and test vehicles utilising equipment available and using recognised test procedures and techniques. Including road testing where deemed necessary
  • Work in an efficient and productive manner, achieving the targets set out and agreed with Workshop Supervisors or Manager
  • Operate a 'Fix First Time' way of working ensuring quality of work is at the utmost standard and meets/exceeds any inspection carried out against it
  • Drive in a manner within the parameters of the law
  • This position involves manual work. This could include lifting, bending, using tools or standing for extended periods of time.


This role is full time, 40 hours per week and is based on site at Ruislip. Hours of work will typically be 06:00-14:30 and 13:00-22:00, Monday to Friday


Essential experience of the HGV Technician

  • Experience in Mechanical Workshops or Car Plants

Qualifications for the HGV Technician

  • NVQ Level-3 in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard BPSS security clearance for this role.


What we offer

  • 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 has 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. 


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. 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.


Closing date: 05/08/2024



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