HGV | LGV Driver

West Lothian
35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + see job spec
29 Jul 2022
26 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have what it takes to be an HGV/LGV Driver?

Our HGV/LGV Drivers play a vital part in the handling, collection, and delivery of (predominantly accident damaged) cars, vans, LGVs, and other vehicles on behalf of insurance and automotive customers to industry leading service levels. The significant majority of these movements are undertaken through a fleet of wholly owned designed salvage transporters and employed drivers, supplemented by a network of sub haul operators.

We see Copart as a family and as a supportive network, and we work together to strive for greatness in a forever-changing environment, but not forgetting to enjoy the journey.

Our HGV/LGV Drivers are responsible for carrying out physical checks on their trucks and equipment and reporting any defects to their managers, carrying out inspections of all collected and delivered vehicles and photographing any damage.

They will also create an inventory of any personal effects left in collected or delivered vehicles. They must comply with the legal and company requirements of a professional driver and operate the vehicle and loading equipment in a safe and efficient manner, following all H&S policies and procedures.

We welcome applications for this HGV/LGV Driver role from candidates with experience in the following areas: LGV Driver, Class 1 & 2, C&E Licence, Large/Heavy Goods Vehicles, Recovery Driving, HGV Driver, CPC, Customer Service.

Essential Skills

HGV/LGV Licence Class 1 or Class 2
A good understanding of the EU 'drivers' hours' and 'working time' rules
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Excellent customer service skills
Proficient in basic IT skills and the use of a handheld device
Car transportation or recovery experience would be an advantageWhat we offer you in return

Monday to Friday working
Medicash Cover - look after you and your family by providing a range of positive healthcare benefits
Car Benefits Scheme - we can help you take step towards driving green
28 days holiday including bank holidays
Contributory Personal Pension Plan
Death-in-Service cover
Ability to purchase shares in a successful global company at a discounted rate
An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out, and utility bills for the homeALL OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT ARE SUBJECT TO RECEIPT OF PROOF OF RIGHT TO WORK DOCUMENTATION AND SATISFACTORY DISCLOSURE BARRING SERVICE (DBS) AND REFERENCE CHECKS TO THE COMPANY.

About Company

Copart UK, based in Bedford, is part of Copart Inc, a global company that specialises in recycling and reselling vehicles online via our global auction platform. As the industry leader in used and salvage vehicle auctions in the UK, we handle over half a million vehicles each year on behalf of the motor insurance and wider automotive sector.

We provide our sellers with an unrivalled marketplace, and our buyers with access to vehicles and parts globally. We also run a range of other businesses including (url removed) where anyone can sell their vehicle to us and get a great price