Salary: Minimum starting hourly rate of £9.18 - Rising each year *plus Veolia benefits
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday
Location: Rochester Workshop, Whitewall Road, Medway City Estate, Strood, Kent. ME2 4DZ
Closing Date: Tuesday 13th of December 2022
Candidate shortlisting will take place W/C 19th & 26th Dec and assessment days will take place between W/C 9th & 16th Jan 2023.
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. It’s why we’re looking for someone who’s just as committed as we are, and wants to take their career in a direction where they can push for genuine change, to take up an exciting Level 3 Apprentice HGV Technician role based at our site in Rochester.
It doesn’t matter if you’re looking to start a career where you’re making a difference everyone can see, 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 in small and big ways, and contribute towards our inclusive culture.
During this 36 month programme, we will help you to develop your practical skills and knowledge required for you to succeed in this role as well as your future career. Throughout this programme, you will continue to develop your behaviours such as team working, problem-solving and customer focus. Veolia as a business is not only interested in what you accomplish, but the manner you do it.
As well as gaining a broad range of technical and professional knowledge and experience, you’ll also gain academic and vocational qualifications such as a Certificate in HGV Maintenance, NVQ (Competency) in Maintenance & Working Safely (H&S) Certificate.
You will also attend our Fleet Academy in Bristol whilst undertaking this apprenticeship programme on a block basis.
What will you be doing?
- Carry out inspections and maintenance on a variety of HGV vehicles, mainly on refuse collection vehicles to DVSA standards
- Servicing of vehicles as per OEM recommendations
- Carry out diagnostics on a variety of systems on a vehicle to correctly diagnose faults before repair
- Ensure all paperwork is completed correctly and complies legally
What are we looking for?
- A minimum of 4 GCSEs Grade 4 (C or equivalent) or above/predicted to include Maths & English
- Full UK driving licence (Desirable)
- Good problem-solving skills
- A passion for contemporary environmental issues
- A technical mindset and flexible approach
- The ability to work as a part of the team
As a part of your online application, you will need to complete gamified assessment challenges before we can consider your application for this position. We promise it's not one of those boring assessments!
If you are successful at the application stage, we’ll invite you to attend a virtual assessment day.
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.
Our promise to you
We know that a genuinely good role goes both ways. So alongside your salary or hourly pay, you’ll get 22 days of holiday plus an extensive benefits package, which includes our market-leading pension and share scheme, and a range of employee discounts. Also to help you further, we provide mental health and financial support, so you can lean on us whenever you need to.
Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.
Please note that if a high number of quality applications are received, this vacancy may close early. To avoid disappointment, please apply with plenty of time before the stated advert closing date.