Mobile Service Engineer - Fire & Rescue

Location: Mobile (Gloucester/Oxford/South Midlands region)

Terberg DTS UK are looking for a Service Engineer to join the Fire Division department.

What is the job role?

To perform a variety of routine servicing, inspections and subsequent repairs to one or more types of Fire Vehicles, Aircraft Equipment (GSE Only) and any other manufacturer’s products on customer’s premises when requested. To perform visual or operational checks to locate worn, dirty or maladjusted parts. To carry out technical inspections or use technical manuals and diagnostic techniques to find and repair inoperable or defective machine parts, components or systems using a small variety of test equipment. You will be required to undertake thorough inspections of accident damaged machines and produce accurate reports to enable repair. For the greater period working without direct supervision, observing all company and site Health & Safety requirements at all times.

Requirements and what we are looking for

  • To represent Terberg DTS in the ‘field’ and to display the highest standards of; appearance, manner and technical ability.
  • To undertake the tasks and assignments issued by the Department either by verbal instruction or in the form of electronic work instructions.
  • To determine own repair and maintenance techniques, undertake equipment selection, proper materials and to implement the correct safety measures.
  • To be prepared to work additional hours when required which may include out of hours call out.
  • To be prepared to work away from home on customer’s vehicles either with or without workshop facilities being available for use, this may involve unsociable hours to ensure the completion of the job.
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines, under pressure and with a sense of urgency.
  • Communication skills, both verbal and in writing, together with the ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Knowledge of current road traffic law i.e. speed limits, van weight restrictions, driver’s hours etc.
  • Ensure high standards of preventative maintenance and repairs are actioned in line with manufacturers’ recommendations/instructions and our Safe System of Work procedures.
  • Knowledge of Fire Vehicles.
  • Knowledge of latest diagnostic systems.
  • City and Guilds Level 3 – Vehicle Mechanical and Electronic Systems – Maintenance and Repair Qualification or equivalent qualification.
  • To demonstrate substantial experience in Auto Electrician fault diagnosis and resultant repairs, including the use of electronic diagnostic equipment. To include working experience of a range of heavy goods / specialist vehicle.
  • UK valid driving licence.
  • HGV Licence (Desirable)

What do Terberg DTS offer you?

As a colleague of Terberg you get a varied full-time job at the market leading supplier of specialist vehicles, equipment and support to the UK logistics, distribution, port, industrial, aviation and fire and rescue. The atmosphere in our family business is pleasant and you will work within a motivated team. We offer great benefits including; company events, health & wellbeing programme, cycle to work scheme and more. Personal development is important to us so further training and education may be offered so you can excel.

Is this the right career path for you?

Let us know by sending an email to and attach your CV and a brief description of why you want to apply for the role. If you would like more information about the company or the vacancy, Please contact our Internal Recruitment Consultant, Nicky Adl on 01422 257 100.

Royal Terberg Group operates worldwide in the development, production and service of special vehicles and systems for logistics and refuse collection. As a family business, we stand for our people. Based on our core values, we focus on sustainable growth and innovation, which has made us successful for more than 150 years. For example, we have been investing in electrically powered vehicles since 2014 and are testing hydrogen to the full. We want to deal responsibly with our environment so that future generations can continue our success.