HGV Technician

Posted 10 August by Volvo Group
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Are you a Heavy goods vehicle Technician ready for a change? If so Volvo Truck and Bus Centre Edinburgh is looking to add to the day shift or backshift team.

Overview: 39 hour week

  • competitive hourly rate,
  • shift allowance,
  • paid overtime,
  • regular training development
  • 33 days' holiday
  • pension scheme.

Location: Broxburn


At Broxburn we have approximately 25 technicians split across 3 shifts; we believe we are a dynamic team, and work on all types of commercial vehicles including buses, making us really versatile as Technicians. However it’s not all work, we have up to 4 social events per year ranging from depot barbeques to go karting, and ending the year on a high with our Christmas party night out, all helping to keep morale high and the team engaged. Our staff successes range from having a recent apprentice skills finalist to successful vista teams, a team of technicians from the depot who compete against 240 Volvo teams from other countries.
If you have the desire to be part of a winning team, then this is the location for you.


In this role, you will be carrying out regular MOT preparation and service inspections on a wide range of manufacturers’ trucks.
The role will also include fault finding, diagnostic work, carrying out repairs on engines, gearboxes brakes, suspension systems etc. You will also use Volvo's in-house systems and complete paperwork such as job cards and service sheets.


Ideally, you will be a qualified Technician with hands-on experience as a Heavy good vehicles Mechanic or Heavy goods vehicle Technician or Large goods vehicle Mechanic or Public service vehicle Mechanic. Our depot is efficient and productive and we are happy to show you the ropes and get you up to speed with our way of working. We welcome applications from candidates from various backgrounds - other manufacturers, haulage, transport, logistics, bus etc.
NVQ Level 3 in Heavy Vehicle or equivalent
Driving licence (Large goods vehicle Class 1 would be an advantage)


  • A competitive hourly rate.
  • Regular overtime with additional payments - shift allowance, enhanced overtime rates and on-call allowance + payments per call-out.
  • A training path that's tailored to you. We're keen on competence development so you can expect regular in-house technical training and external courses when needed
  • 33 days' holiday including bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme (up to 5%)
  • Eye care scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Friend and family discounts on Volvo and Renault cars

Volvo savings centre - retail and cinema discounts

Reference: 35850768

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