HGV Class 1 Driver

Job Title: HGV Class 1 Driver
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Didcot
Salary: £12 - £16 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 158101031
Contact Name: James Obrien
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 03, 2019 09:01

Job Description

Pertemps are currently recruiting for a HGV Class 1 driver for a company in Didcot on a temporary to permanent basis.
The working hours for this HGV Class 1 requirement are starting between 03:00am and 04:00am each day. You will be working between Monday to Friday with occasional weekend shift available (optional)
The rate of pay for this HGV Class 1 position is £12.00 per hour.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Carry out vehicle / trailer inspections and report any defects.
  • Manual Handling
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Carry out work in a safe manner
  • Processing paperwork efficiently
  • Operating IT-systems as required
  • Working within a physically demanding environment
  • Operating Mechanical Handling Equipment
  • Transportation and delivery of temperature controlled products
  • Complying with local legislative requirements & company policies and procedures
  • Follow customer specific procedures.
  • Maintain regular contact with the Transport team.
  • Report any discrepancies on collections or deliveries from paperwork or reported by customers.
  • Report any excesses, shortages or damage to supervisor in a timely manner
  • Secure loads effectively and ensure loads are within the weight limits

To apply for this position you must:
  • Hold HGV Class 1 (C+E) Licence, Digital Tachograph and Driver Qualification card (CPC).
  • Comply with the Working Time Directive and Drivers hours regulations.
  • You will need to have a driving assessment prior to starting and will also need to carry out an induction where you will be driving with a full time driver.
  • You will be required to complete security vetting prior to the start of the assignment which will require a full five year address history, a full checkable five year employment history, with any gaps fully accounted for and criminal record check.
For more information on this HGV Class 1 vacancy and to apply please submit your CV or call Pertemps in Didcot.