Position title
Trainee HGV Drainage Engineer

Trainee HGV Drainage Engineer Overview

We are looking to expand our team by hiring Trainee HGV Drainage Engineers who will work as assistants in a 2-man team. You will join our tanker crews in carrying out essential drainage maintenance work at commercial sites across the UK. The role will offer meaningful opportunities for learning and career progression: hard-working and competent Trainees will be promoted, will earn competitive salaries, and will be supported by ongoing professional development. We are looking for HGV-qualified applicants, or those who are eager to apply for an HGV Licence.

Prior experience in the drainage industry is preferred. The successful candidate will possess a can-do attitude and a willingness to learn, along with good communication skills, initiative and the ability to work well as part of a team.

  • Willingness to work across the UK, with occasional overnight stays and weekend work
  • Ability to travel to/from Metro Mechanical’s Gravesend head office
  • Hold a current clean full UK driving licence
  • Willingness to adopt Metro Mechanical’s best practices of technical excellence and health and safety
  • Some experience in the drainage industry
  • Positive attitude and ability to learn
  • Readiness to work OT
  • Class 2 HGV Licence required
  • Some drainage or plumbing experience preferred
  • Clean UK Driving Licence
Job Benefits
  • Typical week ~55 hrs, of which 45 are basic
  • Base salary £20k – £25k for 45 hrs/week basic, OT always available
  • Illustrative annual salary £28,000 - £35,000
  • Opportunity to advance within the Metro Mechanical engineering team
  • Significant uplift to salary available through OT
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Next week
Duration of employment
Job Location
Gravesend, Kent
Working Hours
45 hours per week
Base Salary
£ 20,000 - £ 25,000
Date posted
7th June 2019
Valid through
30th September 2019
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Sorry, the closing date for this vacancy was 30th September 2019

Position: Trainee HGV Drainage Engineer

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