Class 1 Driver

That Recruit
13 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The company has almost 60 years as a market leading provider of lift engineering solutions and machine logistics services to diverse engineering and manufacturing companies across the globe. Continued growth has created an exciting career opportunity for a Class 1 Driver based from our Birmingham operation. You will play a vital and varied role ensuring the successful tailored logistics solutions of diverse equipment and specialist machinery across client sites.

This opportunity would suit an experienced machine mover, fitter, slinger, or a HGV driver with practical maintenance skills who is looking for an opportunity for career progression. You will gain experience operating heavy tonnage materials handling equipment, FLT, cranes and industry leading hydraulic gantry lifting systems with the opportunity to progress into a more senior position.

Candidate Requirements:
- HGV Class 1 Licence
- Experienced machine movers, heavy materials handling operators or experience as rigger, slinger or banksman
- Relevant licences/permits to move heavy equipment within industrial premises, MEWP, Versa lift, forklift, counter balance driving license
- Hands-on solutions orientated practical problem solver
- Good communication skills for client and team liaison
- Experience moving or maintaining special purpose machinery OR experience as a steel frame erector
- Knowledge of heavy engineering process equipment or similar would be very advantageous
- Willingness to travel

The Opportunity:
- Opportunity to work with highly skilled and reputable lifting experts
- Gain experience with industry leading lifting systems
- Operate a market leading specialist 400 tonne hydraulic lift system
- Career development to run projects from start to finish
- Opportunity to travel locally and overseas
- Work on exciting and varied projects in a range of interesting industries
- Be part of a great longstanding family run company with a ‘hands-on’ and ‘lead by example’ approach to exceeding client expectations
- Be an integral part of a great team, learning new skills and have fun!

Excellent career progression and a competitive salary (dependent on experience) awaits the successful candidate.
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