HGV Class 2 Driver

Recruiter
R S Munn Transport
Location
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
30 Aug 2019
Ref
1222659596
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
HGV Class 2 Driver with EPI Card if possible, for aggregate deliveries.

What it takes

Skills and knowledge

You'll need:

knowledge of transport methods, costs and benefits

physical skills like movement, coordination, dexterity and grace

patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations

to be thorough and pay attention to detail

customer service skills

the ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure

the ability to work well with others

the ability to operate and control equipment

to be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device

Restrictions and requirements

You'll need to:

have a driving licence that includes LGV (lorries) or PCV (buses), if you work with these vehicles

be over 18 years of age

have a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) - this is known as the Driver CPC

have good eyesight

The LGV licence test is divided into two categories:

Category C1 allows you to drive rigid vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes

Category C allows you to drive rigid vehicles over 7.5 tonnes

You would then take a further test to allow you to drive vehicles with trailers (category C+E).

What you'll do

Day-to-day tasks

Your day-to-day duties may include:

planning delivery schedules and routes with transport managers

supervising or helping to load and unload goods

making sure loads are safely secured

following traffic reports and changing your route if necessary

completing delivery paperwork and log books

Working environment

You could work from a vehicle.

Your working environment may be cramped and travelling often and spending nights away from home.

Interested? Click on "Show me the telephone number" to apply today

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