Driver's Mate Job In Abingdon

Driver's Mate

  • £8.6 - £10.6 per hour
  • Posted: 14/08/2018
  • Abingdon
  • Job Ref: 158100891
  • Temporary

Job Details

Driver Mate

Pertemps  are actively recruiting for multiple Drivers Mate's to join a well established business based near Abingdon.

As a Driver Mate you will be responsible for travelling with a driver and assisting with the delivery, installation and recovery of equipment throughout the UK. For this reason, nights out will be required on a regular basis, of which will primarily be in the cab of the vehicle accompanied by the driver.

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 45 hour week, 06:00am starts. Saturday work may be required as and when the business stipulates, therefore you must be available on request.
£8.60 per hour with daily and weekly overtime available at an enhanced pay rate.
Overnight meal allowances for each night out.

Drivers Mate Key Responsibilities:
Assist the driver in the delivery, installation and recovery of equipment throughout the UK.
Cleaning the equipment using mechanised plant wash.
Ensuring cleanliness and maintenance of the vehicle with the driver.
Regular nights out will be required where you will be sharing a double sleeper cab with the driver.
Carrying out repairs to damaged equipment.

As the ideal Driver's Mate you will:
Have a high level of personal hygiene and cleanliness
Be reliable and trustworthy
Be able to work under instruction as well as independently, using your own initiative.
Be able to understand and adhere to strict health and safety practices which are of paramount importance. Willing to adapt and learn new skills, including the opportunity of being trained on a vehicle mounted crane.
Be flexible towards working hours as nights out will be required and likely to be on a regular basis.
You must also have good communication skills in order to liaise with the driver and with the office.
Have a Driving Licence.

Interviews will be carried out prior to commencement of your assignment of which will include a Drug & Alcohol test. This test must result in a clear reading for both to be considered for this position.

This role as a Driver's Mate is initially on an ongoing, full-time hours basis. However, for the right candidates with the right attitude and skill sets there could be opportunity's in the future to become a permanent full-time employee of our client.
There are multiple Driver's Mate vacancy's to start ASAP for this client.

If you are interested in this role as a Driver's Mate please submit your up to date CV, ensuring all contact information is included.