HGV Class 1 Driver

Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
£27k per year
Posted
27 Jun 2018
Closes
25 Jul 2018
Ref
i4J-MSL-4655
Contact
I4 Jobs
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

HGV Class 1 Driver


£27,000 per annum plus additional payments for nights away


Wolverhampton


Permanent, Full Time 


We are advertising for a trucking company in Wolverhampton who are currently hiring a HGV Class 1 Driver

Due to business growth they now have an opening for a HGV Class 1 Driver to fulfil container work from major ports. 

HGV Class 1 Driver – Job description:

The ideal candidate should have at least two years’ experience of HGV driving due to insurance reasons. If less than 2 years will be at discretion of the insurer. You must possess HGV Class 1, CE and CPC driver licenses, and a Digi Card. 

Your role will involve travelling long distances to carry out deliveries in a timely and safe manner, handling customer’s property respectfully. 

You must always practice high standards of health and safely and drive in accordance with the law.

Job requirements and responsibilities:

  • 4-5 nights out per week
  • Must have at least two years HGV driving experience, hold a clean driving license and a current driver’s qualification card
  • If running vehicle back to base on a Saturday, classed as extra
  • Must be punctual and be able to communicate
  • Look after the vehicle and ensure that it is not subjected to unnecessary damage
  • Handle customer issues on delivery effectively
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Load is tipped by the customers, only on the odd occasion does the driver tip the load
  • Opening and closing rear doors on the containers
  • Basic numeracy & literacy 
  • Must speak English
  • Communicate any complaints or comments made by the customer and report any underlying reason where known
  • To drive in a responsible manner complying with all current EU Road Transport regulation at all times