D1 Driver

Job Title: D1 Driver
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Salary: competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 957277_1546608639
Contact Name: Balazs Zeles
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 04, 2019 13:30

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic D1 Driver to work on a permanent basis for our client, a market leading national vehicle fleet management company. This position will be based at their Gloucester depot.

* In this role you'll be required to drive company minibuses and vehicles in a safe, fuel efficient manner complying with all company and national legislation governing driving in the UK and abroad if necessary.

Key Accountabilities

*To conduct a daily walk around check of your vehicle.
*To evidence the walk around check by the use of the defect book. To bring to the attention of the lead driver or Depot Manager's attention any defects found. To ensure all such defects that make the vehicle non-compliant are rectified before further use.
*That any warning stickers and safety equipment fitted to the vehicle to protect vulnerable road users are in place and recorded in the defect book.
*To ensure your vehicle is clean and tidy at all times.
*That your load is secure and not a hazard to other road users
*To drive responsibly, plan your routes to lessen the impact on the local community.
*To ensure you have all the necessary paperwork, customer contact details and delivery collection criteria before you leave your Depot.
*Making sure that the off hire ticket is marked appropriately if there is no-one to sign for the vehicle; advising the appropriate person as soon as possible at your Depot when a vehicle has been returned with damage/excessive cleaning required.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate

*Valid CPC card with up to date hours
*Driving Licence Category appropriate to vehicles driven (D1 license)
*Understanding of both EU and UK domestic Driving regulations.
*Demonstrable evidence of a driving experience with at least 1 full years in that licence group.

Additional details

*Company pension scheme
*Full PPE provided
*Shift: Days only
*Sat mornings 0600/ noon week about mandatory or every weekend if desired
*Depot open 0600-1800 Mon/Fri Sat 0600/noon

Please contact the SHB Recruitment team on 01453 852557 for more information
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