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Class 1 Driver

Class 1 Driver

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Truck & Bus

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  • Salary:

    £23.4k per year

  • Contact:

    Sam Barber

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0333 222 5978

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Class 1 Driver
Class 1 Essential

Monday – Friday (45 hours per week)

My client is an established and successful HGV Commercial Vehicle company and are looking for an experienced workshop controller to join them

An exciting opportunity is now available for an HGV driver who is seeking a new type of role that allows them to still be out on the road but also doing something physically demanding, fast paced and with more interaction with customers and colleagues.

The role of the Driver

·Ensure that vehicles are delivered to customers only where they are in a "ready to rent" state, and ensure that they have been cleaned to the Company’s standards beforeValeter movement.
·Accurate and full completion of vehicle check in and check out sheet, including noting of any vehicle damage, ensuring that a representative of the customer or supplier signs the sheet to acknowledge the vehicle condition.
·Compliance with any other vehicle paperwork required by Company Policies.
·Contribute towards a safe fleet, by ensuring that any vehicle problems are fed back to the Depot Management Team and Workshops.
·Ensure Health and Safety regulations are adhered to at all times.
·Communicate accurately with the Depot Management Team about any anticipated delays or issues.
·Ensure adherence to regulations on driver working hours and associated rest break requirements (rest breaks to be taken out of any contractual breaks allowed, not in addition to them).
·Submit tachograph records (digital and manual) to the Depot Management Team at the required intervals for download and checking.
·Report any accidents and near misses in line with Company procedures and any relevant legislation.
·Completion of D796 Driving Licence mandate to enable employer to perform periodic checks on your licence and entitlements
·Notify the Company immediately if any driving licence entitlements are amended, revoked or suspended.
·Ensure that Driver CPC status is maintained and in place at all times.
·Ensure that good housekeeping standards are maintained at all times.
·Any other ad-hoc duties as required.
·Full Driving Licence (including full HGV entitlements).
·Full Driver CPC completed and appropriately certified.
·Basic understanding of minor vehicle repairs (bulbs, fluids).
·Effective verbal and written skills, coupled with strong decision making and problem solving skills.
·Planning and time management and ability to meet deadlines.
·Experience of fully completing vehicle check in and check out sheets.

To be considered for the position of a Driver APPLY TODAY or contact Sam at Autoskills on 0333 222 5978 or 07717 130 053 or