Class 2 Night Drivers

April 19, 2021

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Class 2 Night Drivers

Job ID: TRN-07
Closing Date: 10th May 2021

Class 2 Night Drivers

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Class 2 night 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

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

>         Will involve 1 to 2 nights out per week (rest taken on days as deliveries are at night)

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

>         Core hours are Sunday to Thursday 22:00 – 06:00 with a degree of flexibility to meet the demands of the business

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