HGV Mechanic / Maintainers - Sponsored Reservists

The Company and the Role:
The Company is global group which provides heavy equipment transportation to the British Army in peacetime and during operations.


The role is for HGV Mechanics / Maintainers who must become Sponsored Reservists.

The positions are permanent and located at an Army camp in Wiltshire.
The purpose of the role is to maintain HET’s and other military wheeled vehicles both as a civilian and as a Sponsored Reservist maintaining them to a high level of professionalism and adhere to company and military policies and procedures.

An integral part of the role is to be a Sponsored Reservist.
Whilst most HGV Mechanic / Maintainer tasks will take place at the squadron workshop to which the individual is affiliated to, all HGV Mechanics / Maintainers must be prepared to work short term at other squadron workshops if there is an operational need.
The role will predominantly be based in the UK, but you may have to deploy to anywhere in the world.


All applicants will have to undergo a comprehensive medical and fitness / strength tests.

Therefore, interested applicants should be of good health and physically fit.

Key Features of the Role:
Specifically, you maintain the HET’s and other military wheeled vehicles and to undertake roadside repair and recovery.


You will carry out scheduled and unscheduled Mechanical and / or Electrical maintenance of HET’s and carry out roadside repair and recovery of HET’s anywhere in Europe.


You will carry out scheduled and unscheduled Mechanical and / or Electrical maintenance of other military wheeled vehicles and perform workshop tasks within manufacturer’s productivity levels.
You may be required to work outdoors.


You will work within the requirements of the quality plan and follow approved procedures and will participate in total quality and continuous improvement programmes
You will attend compulsory training for a minimum of 35 days per annum ,including weekend and unsocial hours.

Knowledge and Skills:
To be considered for this role you must hold a British passport, eligible to join the British Army as a  Sponsored Reservist  and uphold their commitments.
You will be a highly professional HGV Mechanic with a strong sense of company and team loyalty.
Ideally you should have a BTEC,City and Guilds Level 3 qualification and you should be qualified C+E (HGV 1), additional training may be provided if you only have a C ( HGV3 ) licence.
You should have experience of maintaining articulated vehicles and have not more than 6 penalty points on your licence.

Training will be provided (6 weeks).
ADR licence is desirable but not essential.

What’s on Offer:
This is a salaried position with an annual basic salary of £32,540 per annum for an average working week of 48 hours averaged over a 17 week reference period.

In addition, there is a Sponsored Reservist  bounty payable and uplifts and allowances depending upon deployment to theatre.


In addition, there are 28 days’ holiday including bank and public holidays increasing to 33 days over 5 years, Stakeholder pension, Life assurance etc.
If you have an HGV Driver / Operator background, there is also the opportunity to combine the HGV Mechanic / Maintainer role with an HGV Driver / HET Operator role (see separate job advert).

This duel role attracts an annual basic salary of £32,540 pa plus the same Sponsored Reservist bounty and uplifts and allowances.

Applicants Please Note:
Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced HGV1 Mechanic Technician and are willing to become a Sponsored Reservist.
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  • Rate: £32,790 - 42,426 per year + inc bonus, allowances + benefit
  • Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Automotive
  • Recruiter: The RPC Group of Companies
  • Contact: Mike Stride
  • Tel: 023 8022 4654
  • Fax: 023 8022 0808
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 8439/2018/AU6987MS
  • Posted: 2018-10-12 00:01:11 -

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