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HGV Driver - Drainage Engineer

Job Location: Multiple depots

Job Status: Active

Job Career Level: Experienced HGV driver class 1 or 2 Drainage, industry experience would be desirable

Job Salary: Competitive

Job Reference code: MTS-HGV DRV/ENG-SH 21 (Stanley House - Rochester) - ME2 4NF MTS-HGV DRV/ENG-SH 21 (Irene House - Ashford) - TN24 8DW MTS-HGV DRV/ENG-SH 21 (Chickenhall) - SO50 6RQ

MTS Cleansing Services Ltd has been an established Liquid Waste Management Company for over 30 years. Over the years, we have increased our fleet and employee headcount, generated fantastic long term relationships with our customers across the UK and been recognised as one of the biggest Liquid Waste Management companies in the industry. We have won awards for our achievements and want our reputation and success to continue for many more years to come.

We are looking for HGV Drivers / Drainage Engineers to join MTS with an open mind and be willing to take on all aspects of the services we provide to our customers when required.

What will the job involve?

Drive HGV Class 1 or 2. Operating specialist Jetting; Super Suction or Combination equipment on vehicles

Jetting Tankers once training has been provided (Class 2, CPC required)

Attend emergency call out situations dealing with sewer blockages, flooding and pollution

Working on Private and public land in strict accordance with statutory health, safety and environmental procedures

Undertake vehicle checks at the start and finish of each shift

Ensure that all jobs are documented correctly

Report all defects, accidents and near misses immediately to Line Manager

Maintain the driver’s log book in compliance with MOT rules and procedures

Ensure that the conditions of all PPE (personal protective clothing and equipment) remain fit for purpose

Keep the vehicle and equipment washed down on a weekly basis, free from rubbish in hose and tool boxes and the cab

Being flexible in your approach to work and undertake ad-hoc duties when your vehicle is off the road or if you are required to assist other field teams

Attend training as and when required

What do we need from you?

  • 50 hours per week, 5 days out of 7
  • Flexible with working hours (we can be very reactive at times and teams are expected to assist as much as they can)
  • Must have the ability to take on responsibility of working within very controlled guidelines and environmental regulations
  • Minimum Class 2 licence holder with CPC
  • Experience using high pressure water jetting machines (desired but not essential as full training can be provided)
  • Must be able to commit to unsociable working hours including various weekends in line with our emergency call out rota
  • Previous experience working within the drainage industry (desired but not essential as full training can be provided)
  • Trustworthy & Reliable

What will you get from us?

  • New and improved induction and training throughout your career
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Enhanced payments for overtime, unsociable working hours and call outs
  • Career progression
  • Expert advice at the end of the phone 24/7
  • Job security
  • Flexibility
  • State of the art equipment to carry out your daily tasks
  • Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment
  • Life cover
  • Average holiday pay allowance

What’s the catch?

Working in the drainage industry can be a dirty job!

Your busiest times will be during pretty bad weather conditions

We will make sure you are as safe and as well-equipped as possible for your duties. We care, when you join a family run business, you become one of the family!

If you are still reading this, then it is definitely time to contact the Recruitment Manager to find out more!

In order to be considered for this position, please complete our online screening process.
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Why choose MTS?

  • 24/7 Reliability 01634 250326

    There is always someone to take your call - Our field service teams operate round the clock every day of the year.
  • Rapid response

    With hub depots throughout the region, we operate a highly flexible scheduling system. We instruct our nearest available tracked field service for the quickest response.
  • Competent first time fix

    Our fully qualified and experienced teams use high performance equipment to fix problems first time with no need for back up resources or second visits. We ensure the optimum solution for your needs.
  • Extensive range of waste solutions

    Our waste management services are available for both individual jobs and more complex packaged solutions. We offer a one-stop shop whatever your requirements and we are continuing to expand our range of services through innovation and investment.
  • Experienced and qualified team

    All management and staff receive full training and are qualified to demanding industry standards in their specialised disciplines. MTS invests in its people and, with low staff turnover, retains a considerable depth of experience to ensure Customers receive the best service. Email our team today at
  • Full QUENSH management systems

    MTS operates an integrated management system comprising the individual accreditations for ISO 9001 (Quality), 14001 (Environment) and 18001 (Health and Safety). Certified and regularly audited for compliance by BSI Customers are assured of rigorous processes and procedures supporting front line service delivery
  • Trusted service provider

    MTS is entrusted by major water companies across Southern and South East England to work safely to the highest performance standards under stringent environmental and financial control. Rail, airport and highway agencies similarly demand safe and secure services from MTS for the maintenance of critical infrastructure with minimum risk to the travelling public

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