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HGV Technician


London, GB, HA4 0QH

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                HGV Technician  
Location:                Ruislip, London 
Compensation:      £34,709.00 plus 13% shift allowance 
Role Type:              Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                  SF51235


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an HGV Technician at our Ruislip site.


The role

As a HGV Technician, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will work closely with one of our partners, the London Fire Brigade.


Day to day, you will be responsible for servicing and repairing all defects on their fire vehicles. In the London fleet, you can have the opportunity to work on 32m and 64m aerials, along with the UK’s first Electric Fire engine, along with servicing requirements around 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


Essential experience of the HGV Technician:

  • Experience in Mechanical Workshops or Car Plants

This is a full time role based on site at Ruislip, London.


Qualifications for the HGV Technician:

  • NVQ Level 3 in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance

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


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive ten days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of 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.


Closing date: 06/10/2023




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