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HGV Class 1 and 2 Driver (VR/20975)



£25,000 - £32,000/annum

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East of England -- Essex -- Harlow

Job Type

Friday, August 14, 2020

HGV Class 1 and 2 Drivers - Permanent Contracts - VR/20975

The Company & Role of HGV Class 1 and 2 Drivers:

Our client, a Transport company based in West Essex, is currently looking to take on HGV Class 1 and 2 Drivers for their haulage and multi drop delivery department.

Duties include for the HGV Class 1 and 2 Drivers:

  • General driving duties, observing legal / best practice of delivering and collecting.
  • Wearing correct company uniform & PPE (clean & in good repair).
  • Maintaining professional standard.
  • Carry out pre-use checks prior to using any equipment / vehicle / trailer, complying with appropriate documentation and procedures.
  • Reporting of any vehicle defects / damage or H&S issues to management.
  • Ensuring vehicle loads are safe / damage free and secured with the appropriate restraints.
  • Check / complete / retain and hand over all load documentation / PODs and delivery paperwork.
  • Ensure that the returned goods process is followed at all times.
  • Provide relevant feedback to management on information gathered whilst completing your duties.
  • Maintain vehicle cleanliness, using all equipment safely as specified in operating procedures and Safe Systems of Work.
  • Comply with all EU drivers hours / tachograph / WTD regulations.
  • Adhere to all H&S and any other sites rules and maintain high standards of compliance, hygiene and housekeeping.
  • Operate in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Nights out may be required in line with operational requirements.
  • Comply with any other reasonable requests from Management.

Experience and requirements for the HGV Class 1 and 2 Drivers:

  • 25 years of age or over with at least 2 years relevant driving experience.
  • No more than 6 points on your license and no endorsements for DD / DR offence codes.
  • Current, valid license, appropriate to the category required.
  • Candidates with a non-GB driving license must provide evidence of a GB Certificate of registration.
  • Capable of passing a company driving assessment.
  • Experience of loading / unloading and delivering goods to customer premises.
  • Experience of multi-drop deliveries desirable.
  • A reasonable geographical knowledge of the UK.
  • Good understanding of Drivers Hours & WTD regulations.
  • Current Driver Qualification Card and preferably have accrued sufficient hours towards the next qualification period.
  • Must have a current / working Digi-tacho card.
  • Must be able to pass a company medical.
  • Experience in the use of Taillifts Pallet Trucks both electrical and pump.

Key skills and competencies for the HGV Class 1 and 2 Drivers:

  • Excellent driving skills.
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team.
  • Good customer service and communication skills.
  • Health and Safety conscious.
  • Ability to complete record sheets and paperwork accurately.
  • Reasonable level of fitness to work with loads.
  • Trustworthy and reliable.
  • Demonstrate a reasonable standard of numeracy & literacy.
  • Ability to read, write, understand and communicate in English.

Salary is up to £32000 plus bonus after 3 months probation.

If you're interested in the position of HGV Class 1 and 2 Drivers and would like to hear further details, please contact our Team on cs@redrecruit.com

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