7.5t Drivers

  • £8.26 - £9.01 per hour
  • Posted: 30/11/2017
  • Bedford
  • Job Ref: 405101426
  • Permanent

Job Details

Our logistics client has won a new contract and requires 7.5t and 18t Rigid drivers to work from their depot in Marston Gate, Ridgmont. The shifts are Monday to Friday, mainly early starts.

Your duties will include:

12-15 drops per day, dependant on location and distance of route
Delivering white goods to clients
Operating and being accountable for the handheld device used to record fuel usage, arrival/departure times and delivery
Being responsible for your vehicle from when you sign it out to when you sign it back in, including reporting any defects on your vehicle before and after your shift
Reporting immediately any accidents or incidences which occur
Providing the DVLA code every Monday for your drivers' licence to be checked
Always providing good customer service
Keeping in touch with the Transport office throughout the day
Keeping your vehicle tidy
Strictly adhering to driver regulations
Being mindful of the high value of the load you are moving and avoiding damage
Occasional delivery/collection after your route has finished to assist Transport

In order to comply with our client's insurance, you will need the following:

Valid British drivers licence with entitlement to drive 7.5T vehicles
Must be 21 years old and over
No DD, DR or CU endorsements
Minimum 2 years recent experience in the UK
CPC card

The hourly pay rate is £8.26 per hour for the first twelve weeks and increases to £9.01 thereafter. A minimum of 8 hours is paid per day.

This is a temporary to permanent position after 12 weeks of successfully completing the duties required. In applying for the job you are confirming that you are available for permanent work.

The benefits of attaining the permanent contract are:

Full uniform provided
Company work phone provided
Company benefits scheme
22 holiday days per year increasing to a maximum of 25 days per year
Company pension scheme