Class 1 Driver

Job Ref: JO-2105-17033
Sector: Driving
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 26 May 2021
  • Inverness, Highlands IV1 1LR Inverness Highlands Scotland IV1 1LR
  • £13 - £15 per Hour
    HOUR
  • Blue Arrow
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We are looking for a proficient LGV C+E Driver for weekend runs who enjoys driving and transporting goods long-haul to new places, while ensuring the load(s) smoothly gets from A to B. With lots of opportunities to work on new, long-haul routes spanning across the UK, we'll be sure to keep your driving interesting. you'll join our great team of Drivers, and of course meet fellow professionals when you're out on the road.

General skills and personal traits
You will be:

  • Positive and open-minded attitude with a wide range of people you'll come in to contact with while representing the company
  • You will be comfortable with building a rapport with clients and customers
  • Proactive and comfortable using own initiative
  • Diligent in ensuring driver and vehicle checks are completed correctly
  • Sound organisational skills, particularly for route planning, ensuring that you take the safest route, also taking into account what would be more cost effective for the company
  • Self-motivated
  • Comfortable to work by yourself for much of the shift
  • A calm, confident and patient driver
  • A problem solver and level-headed; able to act on unpredictable events or problems safely and appropriately if they arise
  • Highly focused with excellent concentration skills, this is important to avoid road accidents and ensure you're on the correct route
  • Flexible in your approach to work; to work early or late shifts and long distances nationally and/or internationally
  • Approachable, able to work alongside managers, other drivers, clients and customers
  • Highly professional in all situations, as you interface between your haulage company and your clients


Main Duties/Responsibilities
In this role you will:

  • Load and secure your vehicle with goods
  • Transport goods from supplier to customer or client
  • Check routes for safety restrictions, planned road works and traffic to ensure your journey will be smooth and efficient
  • Complete paperwork, including the jobs you complete, problems occurred and vehicle maintenance to do or already undertaken
  • You may liaise with customers about delivery times
  • You might also work with other drivers on longer routes or more complex jobs


Qualifications/Licences/Certifications/Experience

  • Available weekends (1 day or both Saturday & Sundays)
  • Category C+E driving licence
  • Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) card issued in the UK, and you must take your 35 hours of driver CPC training every five years to stay qualified

Desirable:

  • Preferably 2 years' experience of driving Articulated Vehicles

So, if you're looking for a local LGV C+E driving role at weekends that enables your work-life balance with regular shift patterns, then apply with us today.

Blue Arrow
26/06/2021 17:06:25
GBP 13.00 13.00

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