Class 2 Day Drivers

March 9, 2021

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Class 2 Day Drivers

Job ID: TRN-08
Closing Date: 10th May 2021

Class 2 Day Drivers

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Class 2 day drivers to join our team based at our Heston site, TW5 9NS

Purpose of the role

To ensure vehicle and equipment used for delivering stock is operated in a safe and secure manner in order to minimise risk to the general public, co-workers and the environment. To drive the vehicle to its destination both efficiently and legally, and to accurately and responsibly deliver stock to customer locations and leaving the locations in a secure state when complete

Main duties and responsibilities

Conducting daily walk around checks on vehicle and trailer to ensure roadworthiness, observing and communicating any defects and completing relevant documentation

Observing and ensuring load security. Using appropriate load restraints to secure load and ensuring vehicle and equipment are safe for travel

Driving the vehicle safely with consideration for vehicles, pedestrians and vulnerable road users

Driving the vehicle in accordance with the law, EU Drivers hours regulations, and the Road Transport Working Time directive

Communicating any delays or issues to the relevant persons

Maintain cleanliness of vehicle and equipment, internally and externally

Accessing unmanned stores, locking them back up and re-arming alarms following delivery

Airport work and deliveries

Person specification

Class 2 licence

Current Driver CPC card & Digital tachograph card

Good knowledge of health and safety

Good level of numeracy and literacy

Attention to EU Drivers hours regulations and Road Transport Working Time Directive

Flexibility in start and finish times and shift lengths

Willingness to do nights out as and when required

Ability to communicate effectively

Security focused

Ability to work alone for long periods

Physical demands

Access & egress of Vehicle

Closing and opening of barn / roller doors

Strapping and securing load

Lifting / manual handling

Moving pallets with use of a pallet truck

Operating tail lifts

Walking from the truck to delivery access points, can be reasonable distances

Shift times x2

Sunday to Thursday

08:00 – 18:00

OR

12 hour shifts

4 on 4 off

08:00 – 20:00

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