HGV Technician

Posting Date: 14 February 2020

Location: Ruislip, Middlesex, GB, HA4 6NG

Company: Babcock

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HGV Technician
Location: RAF Northolt, Ruislip, Middlesex
REF: SF27425


About the role


Here at Babcock, we are currently recruiting a Leading Hand Ground Support Equipment Technician/Mechanic. 


  • Maintenance and rectification of all Ground Support Equipment, including Lifting Tackle at RAF Northolt.
  • Work closely with the Ground Electrical Supervisor ensuring the highest engineering principles and procedures are followed at all time. Team ethos essential.
  • LOLER examinations
  • Assisting in maintenance and fault rectification of Airfield specialist LGV/HGV’s
  • JAMES engineering database Operator

What do I need to do the role?
You’ll need Level 3 certificate in General Engineering/Heavy Vehicle Maintenance (or equivalent experience), experience in LOLER examinations, hydraulics and pneumatics, full driving licence, previous LGV MOT prep inspection experience, previous GSE/ LGV fault rectification, fault finding experience and an Ex-Military with JAMES experience.
What else do I need to know?


All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.

We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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.


Application Guidance

All applications should be made online.  Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job.  Once you’ve completed this you’ll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices.
If you experience difficulties please visit our careers website.  Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.
We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


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 visit our website.


Closing date: 25/02/2020


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