HGV Mechanic

Darlington | Other

HGV Mechanic

International Fire Training Centre

Darlington, DL2 1NU

Full Time, 40 Hrs, Permanent

£31,000 pa + Benefits




Serco are currently recruiting for a HGV Mechanic for the International Fire Training Centre in Darlington. The key purpose of the role is to ensure the IFTC fleet is maintained whilst always adhering to procedures and processes.



Main duties & responsibilities:


  • Undertake maintenance and repair work directly on all vehicles within the fleet.
  • Carry out preventative maintenance and routine servicing in accordance with VOSA and manufacturers recommendations.
  • Report defects or concerns to management.
  • Trouble shoot and fault find any defects on machines and carry out repairs as necessary.
  • Carry out inspections and repairs
  • Work with other departments within Technical Services to carry out in-house repairs to fire training rigs



What I need to do the job?



  • Time served HGV mechanic with in-depth knowledge of LGV/HGV's
  • NVQ level 3 or equivalent in heavy vehicle service, maintenance, and repair
  • Experience working on Fire Appliances desirable but not essential
  • Hold a HGV Class 1 licence desirable but not essential
  • Experience of basic welding desirable but not essential
  • Experience working with several different chassis
  • Working knowledge of health and safety procedures and regulations. E.g. COSHH



What we offer 


  • Pension - 6% 
  • Childcare vouchers 
  • Bike4Work scheme 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services/prisons sector 
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion 
  • Serco Benefits package 

About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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10/10/2023 02:20:00
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