HGV Delivery Driver 7.5 tonne Class 2
Job Title: HGV Delivery Driver 7.5 tonne Class 2
Location: Medway City Estate
Salary: £25k -£27k
Hours: 42.50 per week (Monday-Friday) 7:30am – 5pm
Holiday entitlement: 25 Days (pro rata)
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
The ideal candidate will be responsible for delivering gas bottles and goods to commercial sites; legally, safely and efficiently. The ideal candidate will have experience in multi-drop delivery and hold a current 7.5 tonne class-2 license. All applicants must hold a valid CPC Card and digital tachograph card. Candidate will receive training for ADR certificate in Gases and Packages.
The successful candidate will be required to:
- Complete a daily pre-use inspection check sheet for the vehicle and any specialised equipment that you may need to use as part of your daily work.
- Where appropriate, operate specialised equipment such as Fork Lift Truck; to load/unload own vehicle, ensuring a safe/legal weight distribution of cylinders at all times.
- Apply defensive driving techniques and knowledge of commercial driving regulations to ensure the safe transit and delivery of cylinders.
- Use safe cylinder/manual handling techniques to deliver/collect cylinders to/from customers.
- Use hand held computer technology to scan and record cylinder transactions.
- Produce and check all customer delivery documentation, capturing a customer signature at the point of delivery.
- Escalate customer queries on commercial, product and safety issues to the appropriate person.
- Carry out all duties safely and utilise personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times in line with training and work instructions.
- Report hazards, near-misses and incidents and support investigations.
- Good level of general fitness.
- Team worker but also happy to work unsupervised.
- Awareness and understanding of the importance of health and safety issues.
- ADR certificate preferred but not essential.
- The ideal candidate will have no more than 3 points on their license and no CU80's (using a mobile phone while driving a motor vehicle).
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