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HGV Technician

Ruislip, London
Up to £36878.31 per annum + £5,071.28 shift premium
Closing date
6 Aug 2024

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Job Title: HGV Technician
Location: Ruislip, London
Compensation: £18.75 per hour plus shift premium of £2.43 per hour + Benefits
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 will work closely with one of our partners, the London Fire Brigade.

Day to day, you'll be responsible for servicing and repairing all defects on their fire vehicles. In the London fleet, you can have the opportunity to work on 32-metre and 64-metre 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

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.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (

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


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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