HGV Mechanic


HGV Mechanic

Recycling                                                                      Open to public competition       


Our BNM Recycling Business Unit currently has a need for a HGV Mechanic on a full time CID contract. The role will be based in our office at Bord na Móna Recycling – Lusk and will report directly to the Service Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out preventative, scheduled and breakdown maintenance on a fleet of recycling collection vehicles at the Lusk workshop.

Role Specifics:

Job Title:                      HGV Mechanic

Business Unit:             Recycling

Reporting to:               Service Manager

Location:                      Lusk

Duration:                      CID contract

HR Contact:                 Carol Young

Apply on or before:      30th of December 2022

Eligibility:                    Open to public


The Role:

The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following:

·         Perform planned vehicle maintenance and servicing, CVRT preparation, diagnostics, and repairs to a fleet of Recycling Collection Vehicles, Skip and Hook Loaders, and other vehicles within the fleet, while maintaining maintenance records.

·         Conduct examinations of vehicles and respond to daily checks as reported by drivers, to identify and repair non-routine defects, while working to high standards in accordance with the brands technical standards.

·         Maintain and develop your technical skills in line with business, environmental and vehicle / technical changes within the waste management industry.

·         Work closely with the transport team, informing them of progress, to ensure vehicles are available to service planned collections for the end customer.

·         Comply with Health, Safety and Environmental legislation in line with company, RSA and other governing bodies guidelines.

·         Offer technical advice and support to other technicians and apprentices.

·         Co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring the Health and Safety, and Welfare of co-employees and members of the public.

·         Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, direct reports, and wider team objectives.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge, and attributes.

·         Minimum 3 years mechanical maintenance experience.

·         Experience working within the HGV Mechanic sector a district advantage.

·         Trade Qualification or Equivalent desirable.

·         Experience within waste management / logistics and customer service desirable.

·         Highly organized, driven, with good time management skills and a logical approach, able to prioritise workload and excellent attention to detail.

·         Be innovative in your approach to work and possess the ability to network effectively

·         Proficiency in the English language is a requirement alongside eligibility to work in Ireland.


If you wish to be considered simply click “Apply” on the Job Advert

Bord na Móna is an equal opportunities employer.