Tier 2 UK Driver Jobs With Visa Sponsorship

Job Description

We are currently looking for an HGV driver to work out of the Bristol Bioresources and Renewable Energy Park. You will be required to drive HGV vehicles to deliver and collect various types of wastes from the South West, and South Wales and grow with the business into other regions, working to standards to comply with regulations. Typically, the work will involve cover on our food waste collection rounds, hook loaders and skip lorry, to meet the requirements of key contracts. As a driver you will be representing the company, acting as a key customer interface. This is a great opportunity to work with a multi-award-winning recycling and renewable energy business, committed to offering our customers innovative, cost-effective, and sustainable solutions. Examples of our previous projects include marketing the world-famous ‘Bio-Bus’, running operational trials, and developing an innovative composting process.

About you

We are looking for an HGV Driver to join our team! You will have a clean HGV class C license, preferably HGV class C+E, as well as a valid CPC qualification and digital tachograph card. As you will be working as part of a small team of drivers and plant operators, teamwork and flexibility will be key attributes. Alongside this, you will be required to have good communication skills and knowledge of the current drivers driving time directive. Excellent timekeeping skills are essential to ensure that the planned schedule is met, in order to meet demand. Understanding and meeting health and safety expectations is a must, as you will often be working alone.

Job Posting

Post Name HGV Driver – Class 2
Company Name Wessex Water
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Location Avonmouth, Bristol, United Kingdom BS10 7RU
Min Salary GBP 26 to
Max Salary GBP 26 Per Day
Qualification High School Diploma

About us

GENeco is a multi-award-winning recycling and renewable energy company. We were created by Wessex Water in 2008 to help our parent company become more sustainable, and our truly ground-breaking and driven approach led to us achieving carbon neutrality and zero-waste-to-landfill status in the first three years of operation. This remarkable progress has continued, through innovations such as our gas-to-grid facility, and in 2015 we have named a Guardian Sustainable Business of the Year. As a business we treat over 700,000 tonnes of varied waste per annum, transforming this into commercial products, renewably sourced gas, and electricity powering many thousands of local homes. We are consistently setting new standards within the industry and utilizing ground-breaking technology to provide the best value sustainable solutions to a diverse customer base. Whether it was the VW Beetle powered by human waste or establishing a co-located food waste and sewage sludge recycling facility, GENeco was there first. Now we’re setting out to shape the future of our business. Driven by strong values and a clear direction, we’re focused on helping people achieve their ambitions in the right way.

Benefits Including

  • 25 days annual holiday rising to 28 with a length of service, plus bank holidays
  • Opportunity to buy or sell up to five days’ holiday
  • Generous Pension scheme offering up to 20% combined contribution
  • Optimize Health Plan supporting you with your healthcare costs
  • ‘Refer a friend/family’ scheme
  • Life assurance of up to four times your salary
  • Free parking, with multiple electric car charging points
  • Sustainable benefits include electric vehicle and cycle2work schemes
  • A range of family-friendly policies including enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Support from Mental Health First Aiders
  • Cashback and discounts from over 1,200 retailers
Please remember you must be able to prove your eligibility to work in the UK and provide evidence of qualifications gained. All offers of employment will be subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records check.

Interview Questions 

  1. What three adjectives would you use to describe yourself?
  2. Why would you like to work for our company?
  3. Are you comfortable traveling for a week or longer?
  4. Why do you think you’re right for this role?
  5. How would you describe your driving record?
  6. What is your greatest strength and how would it apply to your position as a truck driver?
  7. How do you handle work-related stress?
  8. How do you keep yourself motivated as you drive for long periods of time?
  9. Have you ever driven a truck for a non-delivery purpose?
  10. Tell me about a time when you made a mistake and how you handled the situation.

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