3.5 Tonne Driver Vacancy

We are pleased to be able to offer this full-time vacancy for a Driver/Yard Operative is based at our depot in Harvey Road, Burnt Mills, Basildon.

The successful applicant will report to the Yard Foreman.

Duties will include:

  • Delivering and collecting chemical toilets, fencing and other company assets to our customer’s sites located in London and the South East of England on a 3.5 tonne vehicle
  • Towing mobile (trailers) welfare units, offices and toilets up to 3.5 tonne to and from our customer’s sites
  • Loading and unloading the vehicle manually and with the aid of a forklift if the appropriate forklift licence is held
  • Working occasional out of hours overtime when the need arises
  • Carry out vocational training associated with the above vehicle when required
  • When no driving work is required, working in the yard and assisting with the preparation and cleaning for hire of site accommodation and toilet units
  • Keeping your vehicle, yard and workshop areas clean and tidy


Requirements for the job are listed below:-

(Training will be given in some of the following areas if not experienced)

  • Must be generally fit and active, of tidy appearance, and be number literate
  • Hold a clean driving licence. Being legally able to drive up to 7.5 tonne GVW would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of local and London areas, (multi-drop experience an advantage)
  • B +E entitlement towing experience would be an advantage but not essential as training will be given
  • Driver CPC Qualification and Card. Requirement to attend annual Driver CPC Training on one Saturday annually
  • Willing to participate in overtime as and when required
  • Good customer service skills and a positive can-do attitude


General Information:-

  • Hours of work are 7.00 am to 5.00 pm with half an hour lunch break
  • Overtime rate of time and a half is paid for hours worked above 8-hours each day.
  • The hourly rate will be from £10.18 per hour (normal working week = £521.73 gross). A higher rate will be paid when driving 7.5 Tonne or toilet pumping vehicles
  • 20-days holiday per year. Up to 5-days to be taken over the Christmas period
  • Company sick pay scheme in operation after one years’ employment
  • Company uniform and protective clothing will be provided. Candidates will provide their own safety boots
  • Company pension scheme available



Apply Now

If you would like to apply for this position please download our application form, or you can click the button above, complete and return to marie@rawley.co.uk or send to 

Rawley Plant Limited

Harvey Road

Burnt Mills Industrial Estate



SS13 1RP

For further information or if you have any questions please contact Marie Barrett on 01268 722319.