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HGV Driver CATEGORY C+E WITH IPAF

Job Title: HGV Driver CATEGORY C+E WITH IPAF
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erith
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-08-21 00:00:00
Reference: SPD/TP/202475/9531
Contact Name: Jeanne Woodford
Contact Email: jeanne.woodford@speedyservices.com
Job Published: August 21, 2019 15:32

Job Description

Based in our Erith MSC the role of HGV Driver is a busy and productive role. You will be driving a Class 1 vehicle, moving our powered access assets around our network and delivering hire equipment to our customers. Due to the business area an IPAF licence would be of interest. This role is vital to our operation; you will ensure that we have assets in the correct locations so we can successfully fulfil our customers’ requirements.

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

As a HGV Driver for Speedy you will ensure that we are providing the best customer care, moving equipment around our network and delivering hire equipment to our customers. Our drivers are helpful, professional and understand that the customer is at the heart of everything we do.

Safety is paramount to us and the first priority in everything we do, we will provide you a top quality truck that is safe, compliant and comfortable. Part of your role as a HGV driver will be to carry out the appropriate vehicles checks and ensure that any issues with your truck are reported immediately to your Transport Manager.

Ideal candidate

Essential

  • CLASS 1 driving licence
  • IPAF
  • 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

Desirable

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
  • Towing on licence
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