HGV | LGV Driver

  • Job Reference: 00022818-1
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Westbury, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £33,500
  • Sector: Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you a HGV Driver looking for a new opportunity?

Do you wish you had weekends and bank holidays off?

Then look no further, Copart is recruiting!

Copart UK Limited is a critical outsource partner to all of the UK motor insurance companies, providing essential services that relate to the UK transport infrastructure by collecting, transporting and storing accident damaged vehicles. Copart is also intrinsic to the waste management, recycling and disposal of end of life vehicles which has been deemed critical and therefore are able to remain fully operational whilst ensuring social distancing measures are met, during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Copart currently owns and manages a fleet of over 300 vehicles that are a combination of vehicle transporters and plant machinery along with LGV Class 1 Drivers. Our Transport Operation handles the collection and delivery of predominantly accident damaged cars, vans, LGVs and other vehicles on behalf of insurance and automotive customers to industry leading service levels, across 15 geographically dispersed UK operations centres.

We are currently seeking experienced HGV/LGV Drivers to join our team at our Westbury Operations Centre.

And in return we offer an initial training rate of £30,000 for experienced LGV drivers as well as excellent additional earnings opportunities that could see a total package of around £33,500 per annum, which includes a quarterly performance related reward. This is based on an average working week of 48 hours.

In addition to being a Class 1 or Class 2 driver with a current LGV Licence, you'll need to demonstrate a valid DQC, have relevant driving experience, have extensive driving experience in both rural and urban environments as well as possessing great communication and customer service skills.

This is also a fantastic career development opportunity! If you have a Class 2 licence and you would like to progress to a Class 1 licence, we can provide you with the necessary training and development you require, after an initial period.

LGV Driver | Class 1 & 2 | C&E Licence | Large/Heavy Goods Vehicles | Recovery Driving | HGV Driver | CPC | Customer Service

So, if you want:

Monday to Friday working
28 days holiday including Bank Holidays
CPC Training provided
PATAM Identity Card
Employee benefits scheme providing discounts at many high street retailers
Discounted Employee Share Purchase Plan
Contributory Personal Pension Plan
Company Sick Pay (after qualifying period)
Family EventsThen get in touch and send us your application today!

Essential Skills

HGV/ LGV Licence Class 1 or Class 2
A Good understanding of the EU 'Drivers Hours' and 'Working time' rules
Current CPC
Relevant HGV/LGV driving experience of rigid 26 tonne vehicles or similar
Have experience in driving HGV/LGV vehicles with manual transmissions
Have good geographical knowledge
Good work ethic
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Great customer service skills

Desirable Skills

Car transportation or recovery experience

About Company

Copart was founded in the USA in 1982. Copart is a NASDAQ listed company and currently operates in more than 200 locations in 11 countries and has over 125,000 vehicles up for auction every day. With locations throughout Asia, North and South America, the Middle East and Europe, including 16 locations across the UK we are a fast-paced, growing and exciting business auctioning in excess of 250,000 vehicles per year through our online auction technology.

We work with many of the world's leading insurance, finance houses, banks, and automotive dealers, fleet and rental car companies who rely on the combination of our advanced technology, robust processes and our people to deliver industry-leading performance. Our continued investment in innovation and our customer-centric approach means we deliver bespoke solutions tailored to the specific needs of all our clients, and Copart is looking for the right people to join our team.

Copart is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and to avoiding unlawful discrimination in all aspects of employment. You and any job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to our Organisation