HGV Class 1 HIAB Driver - Northampton

Our mission at Pickerings is to provide the most modern temporary turnkey workspace solutions to give people an inspiring, comfortable and safe working environment. Our products range from site welfare units to offices, classrooms and healthcare facilities.

From our network of depots, we are able to supply high quality temporary buildings to meet customer specifications and the most urgent of deadlines. Our knowledge of temporary buildings and our approach to customer service are built on 50 years’ experience.

You can find out more about our history, what we do and our vision and values on our about us page. 

Job Type: Full time

Reporting to: Assistant Depot Manager

We are currently recruiting for a HGV Class 1 HIAB driver for the Pickerings Northampton depot that covers central England. You will be responsible for the delivery, off-loading and collection of a range of modular buildings, portable cabins and related products up to size of 32' x 10' (9m x 3m).

45 hours basic a week + Overtime paid at time and a half - Monday to Friday - £18.15 ph / £27.23 overtime

Start times may vary but are generally between the hours of 05:30am and 07:30am  Monday – Friday.

Nights out and weekend work may also be offered but plenty of notice can be given.

The Role

  • Adhering to safe working practices to ensure the safety of yourself and others at all times
  • You will be responsible for the accurate delivery, off-loading and collection of a range of modular buildings, portable cabins and related products up to size of 32ft x 10ft (9m x 3m) with the use of a lorry mounted crane (Hiab)
  • A flexible approach to working start times as dictated by the needs of the business
  • Daily vehicle safety checks to be completed alongside pre-use crane checks and lifting equipment and any defects are reported
  • Complying with all relevant legislation in line with Drivers Hours and Working Time Directive requirements
  • Providing a professional service when making deliveries and collections on site
  • Load Security, ensuring all equipment is transported safely and correctly, in line with safe working practices
  • Attend CPC training as directed by Pickerings Hire Ltd
  • Willingness to utilise drawbar trailers wherever possible (class 1) 
  • Undertake any additional tasks as may reasonably be required from time to time
  • Up to date delivery fleet of which you will be allocated a Volvo truck complete with FASSI 660 lorry loader

About you

  • To Hold a Class 1 / C+E licence with Wagon and Drag experience being the preference (Class C Licence holders will be considered in some circumstances)
  • Must hold a valid Digital Tachograph Card
  • Must hold a valid Driver CPC
  • ALLMI Lorry Loader accreditation D1+E Hook (or equivalent) advantageous
  • Candidates must be professional and approachable at all times. This is a customer facing role
  • Experience in a similar role would be advantageous, however not essential
  • Evidence provided and licence check to be completed at interview stage

Benefits include:

  • Fully funded training given for driver CPC, Lorry loader and slinger signaller courses
  • Up to 33 days holiday per year, including public holidays and a shut-down period between Christmas and New Year, with the ability to purchase 3 additional days of holiday after a qualifying period
  • Pension scheme
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme
  • On-line lifestyle benefits such as fitness and food plans and retail discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme

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