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Mobile HGV Mechanic

West Yorkshire
£42000 - £44000 per annum + On call bonus + Overtime
Closing date
13 Feb 2024

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Job Title: Mobile HGV Mechanic
Location: West Yorkshire - Remote
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 Technician.

The role
As a Mobile Technician, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll repair motor vehicles (HGVs) and Specialist Fire Service modules and equipment, ranging from 26T HGV down to a 3kw generator plus everything in between.

Day to day, you'll be working within a small team of engineers who cover the whole of the UK. You'll travel to jobs over the 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 based in West Yorkshire. There is a requirement to travel to allocated jobs on a daily basis. Oncall bonus is achieved through working 1 in 4 weekends.

Essential experience of the Mobile Technician:

  • Experience in repair and testing of hydraulic systems, AC and DC electrical systems, diagnosis, and repair and experience in the repair of hand power tools
  • Understanding of Health & Safety Legislation along with knowledge of ISO9001 and ISO14001 and knowledge of HGV/LGV technical specifications, maintenance, and repair requirements
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated with excellent communication and relationship building skills

Qualifications for the Mobile Technician:

  • 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.


Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

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