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    Arlene Rice

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    12 days ago

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Position: HGV Driver- Jetvac Tanker

Location: Galway

Salary: Neg DOE

Our client is a Galway-based, family-owned and managed company providing waste collection services across the domestic, commercial, industrial and building sectors. Their complete waste management service incorporates the collection and safe disposal of solid and liquid waste.

The company employs over 70 team members and due to continued investment and expansion are now looking to recruit an experienced and professional HGV Driver to support their organisation.

As an HGV Driver, you will play a critical role in their operations by operating a Jetvac Tanker vehicle. Your primary responsibility will be to safely and efficiently transport and operate the Jetvac Tanker to provide vacuum and jetting services for various purposes. This position requires a dedicated and responsible individual who values safety, reliability, and teamwork.


  • Operation of Jetvac Tanker:Safely and efficiently operate the Jetvac Tanker, including the operation of vacuum and jetting equipment, in compliance with company and industry standards.
  • Safety:Ensure all safety protocols and procedures are followed at all times, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and adherence to traffic regulations.
  • Vehicle Maintenance:Conduct routine inspections and maintenance checks on the Jetvac Tanker, reporting any issues or defects promptly.
  • Documentation:Maintain accurate records of daily activities, including mileage, fuel consumption, and any maintenance or service performed on the vehicle.
  • Customer Interaction:Interact with customers in a professional and courteous manner, addressing their needs and ensuring a positive customer experience.
  • Emergency Response:Be prepared to respond to emergency situations, such as spills or blockages, and take appropriate actions to mitigate risks and protect the environment.
  • Teamwork:Collaborate with other team members, including technicians and dispatch, to ensure efficient and effective service delivery.


  • Valid HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle) license with Category C and preferably Category C+E.
  • ADR (Dangerous Goods) certification (desirable but not mandatory).
  • Previous experience operating Jetvac Tanker vehicles is a strong advantage.
  • Knowledge of vacuum and jetting equipment and procedures.
  • Excellent driving record with a focus on safety.
  • Strong communication skills and customer service orientation.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexibility to work varying hours and respond to emergency call-outs.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Health and safety training.
  • Opportunities for career advancement.
  • Company-provided PPE.
  • Employee benefits package.

Due to the urgency of this vacancy, it is not possible for our client at this time to consider anyone without the appropriate work permits, visas or sponsorship's already in place. Therefore, we are unable to consider candidates who do not have full authorisation to work in the UK. Applications submitted without the necessary visa in place will not be considered.

If the position above is of interest to you and you would like to know more, please call Arlene today on 0860651940 in complete confidence.