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HGV Technician - job post

4,391 reviews
Garrison Street, Birmingham
Permanent, Full-time

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Job type

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability
  • Monday to Friday
  • Holidays


Garrison Street, Birmingham

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  • Company pension
  • Employee discount

Full job description

HGV Technician

Salary: Up to £38,209,60 per annum plus Veolia benefits

Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday

Location: Armoury House, Garrison St, Birmingham B9 4BN

Overtime available as and when required which may include weekends and Bank Holidays

Overtime Rate: Weekdays x 1.5, Saturday x 1.5, Sundays 2.0 & Bank Holidays x 2.0 + TOIL Day)

Join us today and you will be eligible for a sign-on and retention bonus of £3,000

What we can offer you;

  • Refer an Engineer to us once you’ve joined and earn £1000
  • Specialised waste collection vehicle training can be provided
  • Opportunity to work on a fleet of new vehicles in 2020
  • 21 days of annual leave (Increases 1 day per year service up to 25 days) plus statutory bank holidays
  • Access to our people’s pension scheme
  • Free physiotherapy service
  • Discounts on everything from groceries to well known retailers
  • Access to a range of resources to support your physical, mental and financial health; so you can lean on us whenever you need to
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities, allowing you to reach your full potential

What you'll be doing;

  • Repair and maintain the Veolia Fleet, 3rd party vehicles and plant in accordance with manufacturer and industry standards.
  • Run diagnostics on vehicles using a range of up to date diagnostic equipment.
  • Hydraulic, electrics, pneumatics diagnostics and repairs.
  • Other general work as required by the Workshop Management Team.
  • Work within Health & Safety regulations and be responsible for your safety and those around you.
  • Ensure that all necessary paperwork, and time sheets are completed accurately.
  • Carry out HGV MOT inspections and preparations.
  • Complete roadside repairs when necessary.

What we're looking for;

  • City & Guilds or NVQ level 3 in HGV Engineering or equivalent.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually.
  • Ability to work under pressure and actively seek solutions to problems.
  • Flexibility to undertake a wide range of tasks.
  • Thorough Knowledge of current HGV MOT regulations and standards.
  • Driving Licence.


  • IRTEC Licence.
  • Waste/RCV vehicle experience.
  • Electrical/Hydraulic/Pneumatic experience.
  • Welding/fabrication skills.
  • Forklift licence (Counterbalance).

Full training can be provided on the above if not already acquired.

If you are a skilled or semi-skilled Technician we’d still love to hear from you. We can provide upskilling and develop you further once you’ve started with us.

International applications are welcome, providing the experience criteria is met.

When you see the world as we do, you see the chance to help the world take better care of its resources and help it become a better place for everyone. As a HGV Technician at Veolia no two days are the same, with over 100 types of vehicles within our fleet. Your role is pivotal, ensuring that we can continue to deliver our service across the UK.

Whether you’re looking to overhaul the industry, or just do a good day’s work, we know that everyone here at Veolia can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment, and contribute to our inclusive culture.

What's next?

Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.

We're proud to be listed in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023, being named as a Top 10 Very Big Organisation and Highly Commended as a workplace for 55+.

This accolade further demonstrates our commitment to our people and our actions in creating an environment where everyone can be their true selves and enjoy working at Veolia.

We want to ensure that you feel supported throughout the application process and provide reasonable adjustments where necessary and requested. If you require any reasonable adjustments as part of your application and interview process please do not hesitate to let us know.

Here at Veolia, we’re proud to be known as an equal opportunities employer. We know how important it is to be fully committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive place to work for every one of our colleagues. So no matter their age, gender, gender expression, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexuality or veteran status, every applicant who meets the minimum requirements will be considered fully.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £38,209.60 per year


  • Company pension
  • Employee discount


  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Application question(s):

  • Do you have a City & Guilds or NVQ level 3 in HGV Engineering or equivalent?


  • Driving Licence (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: JR14964

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