Class 1 Driver

Job Ref: JO-2109-21834
Sector: Driving
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 28 September 2021
  • Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire Huntingdon Cambridgeshire Midlands PE29 2XR
  • £16 per Hour
  • Blue Arrow
  • 0800 0855777
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Skills-focus -

You're an accomplished and precise LGV Driver who is not easily flustered by things like day-to-day road obstacles, traffic conditions or inclement weather. With a good amount of driving experience under your belt, you've got an in-depth knowledge of how best to deal with whatever cargo comes your way. Whether it's safely transporting fresh fruits, vegetables or flowers, frozen items or hazardous goods or bulk liquids, you'll know how best to get it safely from A to B.

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

You will be required to comply with our clients assessment/vetting process

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29/10/2021 16:17:54
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