Job Vacancy

Cat C (Class 2) Driver

Halifax

The Driver Role Will Include

Note: This is a permanent and full-time role with an anticipated average of 55 hours per week. The role will require working away (tramping) on a regular basis.

 

  • Proven track record of driving vehicles in a safe and legal manner, compliance with all legal requirements, ensuring that the goods being carried are safely secured.
  • Understand and be able to comply with driver’s hours and WTD legislation.
  • Understand and be able to carry out necessary vehicle checks to ensure vehicle safety and to be able to report defects correctly.
  • Must comply with on-site health and safety requirements.
  • Have good geographic knowledge of UK roads, experience/knowledge to divert cross country to and from the delivery/collection sites as and when signs, traffic or other conditions dictate.
  • Have a positive, can do attitude and be of smart appearance.

Qualifications/Experience

  • You must possess a full HGV C+E (Class 2) licence, and a full current DCPC card.
  • Ideally you will be Slinger Signaler trained (preferred but not essential, as training can be provided).
  • The candidate must hold a current digital tacho card.
  • No more than 6 points on your license and no DD/DR/DG Code convictions.
  • Experience of roping & sheeting preferred.
  • Available for regular nights out, anticipated 3 to 4 per week.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels towards both customers and colleagues.

Location

The role is based at our Halifax depot, but flexibility and mobility is required to carry out the task.  The salary for this role is a competitive package that is commensurate with experience, we anticipate an average of 55 hours per week – additional night out allowance is paid per night.  We provide uniform for all drivers.  28 days holiday per year including Bank Holidays and a company pension scheme.  The candidate will be required to undergo a driving assessment as part of the recruitment process.