HGV Technician

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1379731379-2
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Biffa Waste
  • Location: Surrey
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Transport & Logistics, Commercial & QS, Driving, Health and Safety, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

HGV Technician - Joining Bonus of 1,500

Biffa Waste - Waverley Depot (GU9 9PS)
Pay Rate: 19.83p/h
Shift Pattern - 06.00 - 14.30 / 08.30 - 17.00
rotating one week of each - Overtime & Call Out Available

Monday to Friday (40hrs per week)

Have you seen our "Big Red Trucks" With over 100 years of history, Biffa has iconic red trucks and containers are a familiar feature across the UK, do you want to be part of the team which keeps all this running?

We are here to change the way people think about waste!

You will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of vehicles and waste management handling equipment to meet health and safety legislation and DVSA requirements.

You will also carry out scheduled preventative service and maintenance inspections to meet Biffa's operator's licence commitments. Our fleet ranges from light commercial vans all the way up to 44t articulated specialist assets, a real diverse fleet giving plenty of opportunity to learn and develop your existing technical knowledge.

We are looking for professionals that may have had the previous roles - PSV Mechanic, Heavy Goods Technician, Lorry Mechanic, LGV Technician, HGV Technician, HGV Mechanic.

If you are a skilled or semi-skilled Technician, we would still love to hear from you as we can offer upskilling and career development.


  • Fully skilled having achieved a full level 3 HGV / PSV apprentice qualification/City and Guilds Qualification/NVQ Qualification.
  • Technician level.
  • Must have a minimum of a car/van driving licence.
  • HGV licence desirable
  • IRTEC Qualification desirable.


Here is why you will love it at Biffa.

  • 21 days Holiday + Bank Holidays.
  • Fantastic Pension Scheme
  • 500 Employee Referral Scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme that provides support with your physical, mental, and financial health if required.
  • Fantastic training opportunities for progression because when you grow, we grow!
  • Biffa Perkz - Discounts on everything from day-to-day items and entertainment to large purchases at many retail outlets and holiday bargains. Discounts are available to you and your family.
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Entry to our Eco Drive scheme Eco Drive is our exciting new employee benefit which offers employees the chance to lease a fully electric or hybrid-electric car.
  • As part of the Biffa group, you will be able to apply for staff discount at The Company Shop retailer, giving additional savings on already largely discounted food products and groceries.

Being inclusive is core to our culture at Biffa; we believe different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds are key to developing a creative and effective working environment that represents our communities and generates the best outcomes for colleagues, customers, and stakeholders, which is why you'll find us championing diversity, equity and inclusion at every turn.