3.5/7.5 TONNE DRIVER/YARD OPERATIVE

This full-time vacancy for a Driver 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 £10.44 per hour (normal working week = £535.05 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

 

THIS COMPANY OPERATES A NO SMOKING POLICY

 

If you have any questions please email marie@rawley.co.uk or call 01268 722319.