HGV Maintenance Technician Apprentice

Type: Apprentice
Region: Yorkshire and The Humber

Job title: HGV Maintenance Technician


£10.18 per hour plus Veolia benefits



Programme Duration: 36months+

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.

Our apprenticeship scheme puts you at the forefront of Ecological Transformation, contributing towards our purpose of protecting the planet’s natural resources, while supporting the communities we work in.

What we can offer you;

25 days of annual leave + Bank holidays

– Access to our People’s pension scheme

– Ongoing training and development opportunities, allowing you to reach your full potential

– Access to a range of resources to support your physical, mental and financial health; so you can lean on us whenever you need to

– 24-hour access to a virtual GP, 365 days a year, for you and family members in your household

Apprenticeship Programme;

During this programme, we’ll help you develop your practical and behavioural skills and support you in gaining the technical and professional knowledge required for you to succeed in your career. As well as this, you’ll also gain the Level 3 Heavy Goods Vehicle Maintenance Technician qualification.

What you’ll be doing;

You will also attend our Fleet Academy in Bristol whilst undertaking this apprenticeship programme on a block basis.

– Carrying out inspections and maintenance on a variety of HGV vehicles, mainly on refuse collection vehicles to DVSA standards

– Servicing vehicles as per OEM recommendations

– Carrying out diagnostics on a variety of systems to correctly diagnose faults before repair

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


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.

Our promise to you

Before we can consider your application further, you’ll need to complete a couple of short, gamified assessments. If you’re successful following this, we’ll then invite you to one of our virtual assessment days and a site visit.

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.

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