Eddie Wannop Limited is a dynamic, fast growing company. There are many different sectors to our company including Quarrying, Construction, Aggregate Supply, Concrete Products and Civil Engineering. If you feel you meet our requirements and would like to join our growing team, apply today.

Current Vacancies

HGV and Plant Fitter

Wannop Developments, Carlisle
£17.00 – £19.00 per hour

Job description

**Position Overview:**

As an HGV and Plant Fitter, you will play a crucial role in maintaining, repairing, and servicing our fleet of heavy goods vehicles and construction plant machinery. You will be responsible for ensuring that all vehicles and equipment are in top working condition to meet operational demands and safety regulations.


**Key Responsibilities:**

  1. Conduct routine inspections and preventative maintenance on HGVs and plant machinery to identify and address potential issues.
  2. Diagnose mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic problems and perform necessary repairs and replacements.
  3. Complete scheduled servicing tasks, including oil changes, brake adjustments, and filter replacements, in a timely manner.
  4. Troubleshoot and resolve breakdowns efficiently to minimize downtime and maximize productivity.
  5. Maintain accurate records of maintenance and repair work performed, including parts used and hours worked.
  6. Collaborate with other team members and departments to coordinate repairs and maintenance schedules.
  7. Adhere to health and safety regulations and company policies to ensure a safe working environment for yourself and others.



  1. Proven experience as an HGV and/or plant fitter, with a strong mechanical aptitude and technical skills.
  2. Proficiency in diagnosing and repairing mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems on heavy vehicles and machinery.
  3. Familiarity with diagnostic tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of HGVs and plant machinery.
  4. Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  5. Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  6. Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with team members and other departments.
  7. Flexibility to work overtime and respond to emergency breakdowns as needed.
  8. Valid driver’s license for car and HGV and relevant certifications in HGV maintenance and repair (desired but not essential).



  1. Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  2. Opportunities for career advancement and professional development.
  3. Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans and company vehicle.
  4. A supportive work environment with a focus on safety and teamwork.
  5. Access to training and resources to enhance your skills and expertise in HGV and plant maintenance.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £17 – £19 per hour

Hours : 47.5 hours per week


  • Company car
  • Company pension
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance after 1 year of employment


  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Yearly bonus


  • English (required)


  • Driving Licence (required)
  • Driver CPC (preferred)
  • HGV Licence (preferred)

HGV Driver (Full Time, Permanent)

Wannop Developments, Carlisle
£12.50 – £13.50 per hour

Job description

About us

The Wannop Group of companies operating across the North West and North East. The Quarry being based in Faugh in Carlisle and RiteMix based in Haltwhistle, NE49 0ND. We are a small close community of passionate people with an inclusive working environment. We pride ourselves in providing a professional service with a personal approach.

We have a fleet of new modern vehicles to operate the business, we are consistently upgrading and investing into the business to create a great place to work and allow us to provide the best possible services.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a reliable and experienced Driver to join our team. As a Driver, you will be responsible for transporting Concrete and Aggregate materials to various locations. This position requires a valid HGV Class 2 License, CPC and experience in Bottle Concrete Mixer or Tipper driving.

Training for operation of Concrete Bottle Mixer can be provided for the right candidate.



– Safely operate a commercial vehicle, adhering to all traffic laws and regulations

– Load and unload concrete and aggregates

– Plan routes and ensure timely delivery of goods

– Inspect vehicles for mechanical issues and perform basic maintenance tasks

– Maintain accurate records of deliveries, mileage, and fuel consumption

– Communicate with dispatchers, customers, and team members to coordinate deliveries

– Adhere to company policies and procedures regarding safety protocols



– HGV Class 2 License

– Up to date CPC

– Proven experience as a truck driver, preferably in Concrete Bottle Mixer and Tipper driving

– Clean driving record with no recent traffic violations

– Ability to operate manual and automatic transmission vehicles

– Strong knowledge of road safety regulations

– Excellent time management skills and ability to meet delivery deadlines



– Competitive pay based on experience

– Health insurance options available

– Retirement plan with company match

– Paid time off

If you meet the qualifications for this position and are looking for a challenging yet rewarding opportunity as a Truck Driver, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your CV highlighting your relevant experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £12.50 – £13.50 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking


  • 10 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Yearly bonus


  • Class 2 HGV Driving Licence (required)
  • Driver CPC (required)

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