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Class 2 HIAB Driver

Job Title: Class 2 HIAB Driver
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Andover
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SN247SDS
Contact Name: Shane Stevens
Contact Email: shane.stevens@24-7staffing.co.uk
Job Published: April 18, 2017 14:40

Job Description

To ensure that deliveries are carried out efficiently and without delay in accordance with company requirements using a Class 2 HIAB vehicle.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • To adopt a courteous, polite and helpful attitude towards all customers and company personnel. 


  • To follow the most economic route, particularly when making multiple deliveries, whilst being mindful of customer specific demands and expectations. 


  • To assist, where practically necessary in the loading of the vehicle allocated to you in order to hasten the loading procedure and subsequent departure from the yard. 


  • To ensure that the loads carried are within the axle weight tolerance of the vehicle being driven and at all times within the legal requirements.


  • To proceed only to the nearest Company or public weighbridge when there is doubt about being within the vehicle’s legal weigh limits.


  • To ensure that loads being carried are safe and secure and that any necessary sheeting and roping is carried out in a professional manner. 


  • To be smartly turned out and where company protective clothing and footwear as supplied.

Skills / Experience

  • Hold clean LGV licence (Class 2) with HIAB experience.


  • Knowledge and skill in operating large goods vehicle and preferably HIAB experience.


  • Customer Focused - establishes good working relationships with people and provides a customer focused service, maintaining high customer service levels.


  • Prepared to undertake manual tasks where necessary, including an element of physically demanding tasks on occasions if required to collect / transfer loads.


  • Responsible for the careful use and cleanliness of company vehicle.


  • Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised and alone.


  • Ability to read and follow schedules and directions and to read a map and organise most effective route, taking into consideration customer requirements and cost.


  • Effective communication skills to provide regular updates re delays, non-deliveries etc and relay this back to the office by mobile phone.


  • Planning and prioritising by exercising discretion regarding order of deliveries and re-scheduling in the event of unexpected events or emergencies ie road closures, traffic problems.

The Rewards

  • £9.50ph Salary


  • 22 days holiday, increasing to 25 following one years full service by 1st January in any given year, plus 8 days bank holiday 


  • Contributory Stakeholder Pension Scheme


  • Life Assurance


  • Childcare Vouchers


  • Staff Purchase Scheme


  • Free Parking and Uniform 

This is a full time job which will initially start as a 12 week temp to perm, we are looking for someone for an immediate start. The first stage is to apply online by sending us your CV

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