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Class 1 HGV Driver

Posted 11/11/2021
£770 - £900 per week
Full time

Our client is looking for a class 1 HGV driver, earn £43,000 per year plus productivity bonuses. The productivity bonus is paid weekly and based on fuel efficiency, weekly mileage and parking.

The average shift per day is 12 hours. This is an average across 26 weeks that they have calculated across 12 drivers on this contract.

- Pay is weekly
- Receive your own truck
- The harder you work the bigger your productivity bonus
- You will need to park in the services when loaded. This is paid for by our client, they have a SNAP account.
- They have modern XL cab trucks (Volvo or DAF) that are equipped with fridges
- Their own workshops can help install an inverter in your vehicle if required and are there to help deal with any defects you may have 
- They valet trucks before any new driver was to work in them
- This is a permanent position in a friendly, family-run business that has ex-drivers in the office managing the operation
- 20 days holiday plus bank holidays per year
- A pension plan is optional with your employment 

Job description for Class 1 HGV Driver (Tramping):
This Class 1 HGV Driver role involves travelling all over the UK, keeping on top of customers’ requirements, communicating clearly and in appropriate time, managing your driver’s hours and complying with the laws set out by the DVSA. 

Outline of the work:
- Start times for the week will be issued the week prior, outlining where you need to be and at what time
- You will drive to one of our Essex depots Monday morning (dependant on where you are based), park your car securely and begin your weekly work, ensuring you call the customer upon arrival to your first drop/collection (all numbers and other relevant info. will be issued to you on employment)
- Your jobs will continue to be allocated to you throughout the week, communication with the customer is essential – any delays, issues or relevant info. needs to be passed on
- You will be working the travelling to and from ports in the South East of England delivering and collecting containers whilst sleeping out in the week


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