HGV Class 1 Driver

Job Title: HGV Class 1 Driver
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Newport
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-05-14 00:00:00
Reference: SPD/TP/287987/9129
Contact Name: Jeanne Woodford
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 14, 2019 11:45

Job Description

Trampers needed for 4 month event season, excellent rates and great earning opportunity.

Introduction to Speedy…

We may have started small but we’ve always had big ideas. Since Speedy was established in 1977 we have grown into the UK’s leading hire business. Along the way we’ve won countless awards for innovation, safety and our commitment to training to name but a few. Our people are the heart of our business and it’s their commitment and professionalism that makes us the biggest and the best in the industry.

Package description


Competitive salary with pension, great over time rate, 21 days holiday rising to 26 days after 1 year plus bank holidays, bonus, life assurance and our fantastic salary extras scheme that offers cycle to work and various other fantastic benefits along with our great staff discounts.

Main responsibilities



We are looking for tramper drivers to cover our busy and exciting event season. In this role you will be responsible for moving our hire equipment between Speedy sites and delivering directly to our customers’ events. You will be driving a 64’ plate MAN unit with either a flat or low loader trailer. This role will involve staying out and tramping but this may not be required in the first few weeks until the full event season starts in June.



Hourly rate - £12.00

Overtime - £18.00 (after 45 hours)

Night out allowance - £25 per night out

Any parking will be reimbursed with a receipt.

This will initially be a 4 month contract and may be extended.

Ideal candidate




  • Cat C+E driving licence
  • CPC and Digi Card
  • Experience driving within the UK
  • Good knowledge of the local area
  • Strong customer focus
  • Ability to adapt to new situations
  • A desire to learn and expand product knowledge
  • Good attitude to work


Don't worry if you don’t have the following, they are advantageous but not essential.

  • Previous experience within the hire or construction industry
  • IPAF
  • Hiab
  • ADR

About the company


Speedy are the leading provider of hire products and supporting services to the construction, industrial and infrastructure sectors. We have a network of over 200 depots across the UK and Ireland, and over 3000 people who offer a nationwide service and look after the largest hire fleet in the market.


We also lead in health, safety and sustainability.  We are the safest hire provider, based on accident and industry rates, and have the lowest carbon footprint in the industry.  Our hire fleet also includes an increasing range of green option products, helping our customers improve their energy efficiency and reduce their environmental impact.

Vision, mission and values:

Our vision is to become the best company in our sector to do business with and the best to work for.

Our mission is to provide safe, reliable hire equipment and services to enable successful delivery of customer projects.

  • Safe – the first priority in everything we do
  • As One – working together to collectively achieve our goals
  • Innovative – to continuously improve
  • Driven – to deliver first class customer service