Support and HGV Grab Drivers

We are constantly looking for Support and HGV Grab Drivers to join our Logistics department in various geographical patches across our network.

Salary: Salaries range from £25,981 - £34,449 in line with our structured pay & competency framework which rewards skills, competence and enables development and career progression. We have recently increased our salaries and a further increase will be applied in July 2023.

Contract Type: The majority of our vacancies are full time permanent roles – we also advertise fixed term opportunities from time to time.

Working Pattern: 7.75 hours per day, 38.75 hours per week Monday to Friday between our core working hours 7.30am – 5.30pm.  There is also an opportunity to work overtime as and when required.

It’s an exciting time to join our Logistics team as we are in the process of introducing new state of the art grab lorries into our fleet.

Interested? Keep reading to find out a little more or get in touch!


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Who are we?

WWU is a gas distribution business that services the gas infrastructure across Wales and the south-west of England. From the Welsh mountains to the Cornish coast, over 7.5 million people rely on us to keep them safe and warm, 365 days a year, no matter what. It takes our team of 1,300+ brilliant, skilled people to maintain the energy infrastructure, and keep it running reliably and efficiently, every day. All while focusing on the future, and shaping what the world of energy needs to look like tomorrow.

Why us?

Our Ambition, Priorities and Values inform everything we do as a business – from our strategic planning to the performance management of our colleagues. Our values underpin everything we do and we are committed to creating a working environment that supports and fosters diversity, inclusion and equity, where all of our colleagues feel valued and supported to contribute to their full potential.

We are focused on creating a culture where it doesn’t matter about gender, race, sexuality or disability; it’s about our colleagues’ skills, the way we do things and how we live our values.

You can find out more here.

What we’re looking for:

We’re looking for Support and HGV Grab Drivers to support our operational teams in delivering a safe and efficient network.

As one of our drivers, you will be relied on to deliver and collect materials, signage and barriers to operational sites safely and efficiently supporting our operational teams to keep the gas flowing to homes and businesses across our network. Simply put, our operational teams couldn’t do what they do without you!

Most of your day will consist of driving, however there also physical demanding activities that are required such as backfilling excavation.

An overview of our roles and requirements are as follows:


What you will drive

What licence you will need

Annual salary

Support Driver 


Pick Up



A valid driving licence



Grab Relief Driver

Long Wheel Based (LWB) vehicle with a HIAB

Minimum category C (preferably CE)


HGV Driver



HGV Grab Lorry



Minimum category C (preferably CE)


Multiskilled HGV Driver  

 HGV Grab Lorry + competent of operating Vac-ex  

 C+E licence



You’ll need to have:

  • The right to work in the UK
  • The relevant licence requirements outlined for each job role
  • The relevant qualification outlined for each job role
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • The energy to work in all weather conditions
  • A keen sense of pride in delivering great customer service
  • The willingness and commitment to undertaking the necessary training and upskilling
  • A flexible mindset to make sure we satisfy the needs of our customers and the general public and ensure both the safety of yourself and others affected by your work.

You can find a detailed job description for each role here:

Support Driver

Grab Relief Driver

HGV Grab Driver

Multiskilled HGV Driver 

We would also love to hear about anything else you feel you could add or bring to the role!

What you’ll get in return:

At Wales & West Utilities we believe people are our greatest asset, therefore we are committed to supporting each and every colleague in maintaining their wellbeing, both in their personal lives and at work.

To support this, we offer a competitive package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • A structured pay & competency framework which rewards skills, competence and enables development and career progression
  • Enhanced earnings through overtime and call out as and when required
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Retirement Savings Plan (pension) with Aviva: 5% employee contribution, with WWU doubling your contribution at 10% - totalling 15%
  • 14 x salary Life Insurance linked to membership of the Retirement Savings Plan
  • “Choices” flexible benefit scheme options including corporate gym memberships, dental insurance and health cash-plans
  • Access to our Financial Wellbeing Programme - allowing you to manage your benefits flexibly to suit your financial needs
  • Enhanced pay for parental leave
  • Retail discounts and cashback scheme
  • Annual salary review effective from 1st July each year
  • Company Sick Pay
  • In-house Occupational Health Team
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Comprehensive training
  • Tools, equipment, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and uniform


If you think you’d make a good addition to the team, we would love to hear from you!

Please click here to access our current driving opportunities that are open for applications and follow the steps detailed in the advert to apply. If you would like to discuss these roles in a little more detail, please contact us at or on 07970 489 413.

You can also ask us about flexible working practices that may be available or tell us if you have any special requirements during the application process.