Job Details

Job Ref :
Job Title :
7689 HGV Mechanic /Maintainers - Sponsored Reservists 
Job Category :
Automotive | General |  
Posted :
10/08/2017 12:35:53 
Company Name :
4exMilitary Jobs Ltd (2010) 
Location :
North Yorkshire 
Benefits :
Incl.Bonus & Allow + Benefits 
Salary :
£31310 - £49248 per annum + Incl.Bonus & Allow + Benefits 
Security :
Description :
The Company and the Role:

Excellent opportunity to join a 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 North Yorkshire.

The purpose of the role is to maintain HET`s and other military wheeled vehicles both as a civilian and as a Sponsored Reserve member of the Territorial Army and to maintain 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 TA 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.

Knowledge and Skills:

To be considered for this role you must hold a British passport, eligible to join the Territorial Army and be willing to become and remain a Sponsored Reservist (SR) and uphold the commitments as an SR.

You will be a highly professional Mechanical / Electrical Engineer with a strong sense of company and team loyalty.

You should be qualified C+E (HGV 1), with 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 £31,310 per annum for an average working week of 48 hours averaged over a 17 week reference period. In addition, there is a Territorial Army bounty payable and uplifts and allowances depending upon deployment to theatre. On target earnings, can be up to £49,248 per annum depending upon the time spent on deployment.

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 £31,310 pa plus the same TA bounty and uplifts and allowances.

Please do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced HGV 1 Mechanic / Technician and you are willing to become a Sponsored Reservist.

4exMilitary receives an overwhelming number of CV`s / Resumes each day, and each one is reviewed personally by a Consultant. Our pre-selection process is very thorough in order to meet the specific requirements of our clients.

If your details meet the criteria set by our client, then we will contact you regarding the position. If you are not contacted by us, then please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion. However, we will keep your details on file and should another suitable or matching vacancy become available then we will contact you.

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4exMilitary Jobs Ltd is at the forefront of supplying military leavers and ex-military personnel working in logistics and supply chain, facilities management, catering, hospitality and life support services, military and defence support services, aviation and aerospace, IT and telecoms, fuel supply and distribution, security, retail, wholesale and PX, QA / QC and food safety, health and safety, HR, training and instructors, wealth management, engineering and construction, naval, port and marine- Worldwide!

We frequently manage confidential appointments on behalf of our clients, many of which are not advertised.

If you are about to leave the Armed Forces or are ex-military seeking to develop your career, please do not hesitate to contact us for a confidential discussion and access to our complete portfolio of current opportunities.

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