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HGV Technician

  • By Volvo
  • Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
  • Automobile

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Volvo Trucks
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Are you a HGV Technician ready for a change? If so Volvo Truck and Bus Centre Edinburgh is looking to add to the dayshift/backshift team.
Overview: 39 hour week, competitive hourly rate + shift allowance + paid overtime + regular training and 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 HGV Mechanic / HGV Technician/ LGV Mechanic/PSV 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 (LGV 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


United Kingdom
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HGV Technician

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Travel Required (maximum)

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

The Volvo Trucks brand has been built up over decades and enjoys a solid position worldwide. It is one of the world’s best known and respected brands within the commercial vehicle industry. It is associated with the core values quality, safety and environmental care. With Volvo Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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