HGV Technician

  • Job Reference: 113002
  • Date Posted: 24 March 2020
  • Employer: Veolia
  • Location: Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Competitive salary plus Veolia benefits *listed below

Location -  Gerrards Cross Depot SL9 8TE

Hours - 45 hours per week to be confirmed between 06.00 and 18.00

Do you hold an NVQ Level 2 vehicle qualification and have experience to diagnose faults on  waste collection vehicles, RCV'S,FEL, SKIP trucks and Roll on off vehicles?

If so, we have an opening for you to join a friendly team of technicians who service our fleet of HGVs. Having an LGV license would be preferred for this role but not essential, as we have opportunities for training and development. 

essential. Ability to work under own initiative and good communication skills as role will require booking in repairs with vehicle manufacturers when required.

What you’ll do  

As a Workshop Technician, you will be responsible for the day to day service and repairs of our Heavy Goods Vehicles. You will keep our HGVs safely on the road so our street-side operatives can carry out their duties for our millions of customers. 

You will be responsible for carrying out routine vehicle inspections, routine maintenance, fault finding and repairs to make sure our fleet is reliable, available and safe. 

Attend roadside breakdowns supporting operations with vehicle availability.

Benefits you will receive within this role are

  • Peoples Pension 

  • Access to Veolia Rewards, benefits and discounts

  • 25 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays 

  • Cycle to work scheme *national minimum wage dependant 

  • Back in action - physiotherapy 

  • Simply health - cash plan that helps you budget for visiting the dentist, optician, physiotherapist and a number of other healthcare professionals

  • Employee Assistance Program - offers a variety of confidential services to help identify and address problems that impact the workplace

Where you’ll work 

Gerrards Cross workshop is an established fleet team who inspect and repair HGV vehicles to maintain Veolia's high standards of compliance .  Our HGV Technicians are crucial to our operation, they 'literally' keep our wheels turning.  

Veolia employees are employed under standard terms and conditions and in order to promote fairness, any changes to roles/grades as part of an employment offer we make to existing staff-graded employees will be subject to the acceptance of the standardised terms and conditions.  Therefore, please be advised that any new terms and conditions may differ from your current contract with Veolia if you are staff-graded.

Who is Veolia?

We are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions. We offer services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, our work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission is to 'Resource the World'. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of our business.

It takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together our employees make our communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources.


Veolia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.