Your Role as a Class 1 Driver
Haulage and logistics is the 5th largest UK Employment sector, this means that Class 1 Drivers are in demand. You can work on short or long haul delivery runs on either a permanent or flexible contract. Class 1 Drivers are able to drive Category C+E vehicles which include articulated lorries. If you like to work alone and enjoy travelling the country and want a job that is reliable then this is a great career choice!
Daily Duties of a Class 1 Driver
- Plan delivery routes and ensure that routes maximise productivity.
- For goods to be delivered, drivers must communicate with customers to coordinate drop-offs and pick-ups.
- Supervising the Loading of Goods
- To ensure the safety of the product, drivers check that all products are safely secured for transport.
- Route Alterations- Sometimes, routes must be altered if there are accidents or large amounts of traffic.
- Lorry inspections to be sure that it complies with national safety regulations and legal requirements.
- Logging hours and filing delivery forms are the responsibility of the driver.
- If a driver notices an issue with the lorry, it is the driver’s responsibility to see that it gets the proper maintenance.
- Drivers must report any accident or issue to the company dispatcher.
- To ensure customer satisfaction, drivers must interact with customers politely and address any concerns a customer may have.
Required Experience and Skills of a Class 1 Driver
- Good driving skills and knowledge of current Road Transport Regulations.
- Awareness of Health and Safety issues
- Mechanical and vehicle knowledge
- Polite, courteous, respectful and helpful.
- Self motivation and ability to work independently
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to complete Paperwork and often use hand-held electronic devices to log your deliveries.
HGV Class 1 Driver
£12.50 Per Hour
Swanstaff are urgently looking for more Class 1 drivers to join our team of existing drivers at our client that we have been supplying for over 13 years in Orpington. We have various drivers working at this client and you will need to have a flexible approach to start times as this is a 24 hour operation. Most of the work is trunking to other depots or RDC's and there may be some manual unloading involved but this is a rarity. Shift times vary between 8-14 hours so you will need to flexible towards your working hours. Our current drivers that are booked on a rota work between 40-60 hours per week. We are willing to use drivers with a minimum of 6 months experience on this contract so if you have recently passed your Class 1 test and are struggling to find work we can help! We pay a minimum of £12.50 per hour PAYE, plus holiday pay or we currently welcome drivers that are set up as a Ltd Company, please call us to discuss rates. Requirements of a Class 1 Driver: HGV Class 1/ C+E Licence Digital tachograph card Drivers CPC Card Flexible approach to working hours Available ongoing If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to email@example.com and call Tom on 01332 614900 for more information! Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.
Reach Truck Forklift Driver
£9.33 - 14 Per Hour
Swanstaff in Swanley are looking for 2 reach truck forklift drivers to join our existing team of workers at our client based in Belvedere. We already have a large team of workers at this client that we need to add to immediately as our clients' needs are increasing. Job title: Reach Truck Forklift Driver Location: Belvedere Rate of pay: £9.33 - £14.00 per hour The working week will be Sunday to Friday, every week, ongoing. Hours will be 22.00 - 06.00 every day. The pay rate is £9.33 during the week and £14.00 on a Sunday so there is a great earning potential! This client regularly takes workers from us on a fulltime basis so there is also the opportunity of fulltime positions if you impress! If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and call Tracey on 01322 614900 for more information! Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.
HGV Car Transporter Driver (Class 1/C+E)
£39000 Per Annum
Are you looking to move away from hectic day-shift driving and be working throughout the night? Do you enjoy managing your own workload and looking after your own route? This is a genuine opportunity to branch away from dead-end driving roles into a long-term, challenging career with unlimited future potential! No experience in car transporting? No problem! This is a foot-in-door opportunity to work for a hugely successful organisation. I am seeking HGV Class 1 Drivers who are keen to take a step into the car transportation industry! This is a unique career opportunity that means you will be given extensive training over a 2 week period to develop you into a professional and determined 11-car transporter driver. All you need is a minimum of 8 months HGV Class 1 experience and a go-getter attitude! You will be flexible to complete night shift patterns on a Monday - Friday basis and have a genuine interest in car transportation. Full training is provided along with stability, career progression and an amazing team behind you! Job Title: HGV Car Transporter Driver (Class 1/C+E)- NIGHTS Location: Leighton Buzzard Salary: £39,000 per annum Please note, interviews and training for this role will be based in Sheerness, Kent. The Role of a HGV Car Transporter Driver: To ensure all cars are loaded in a safe manner to minimise the chance of injury and damage to the cars Ensure you are courteous and polite at all times to maintain the Company image Try to ensure that you are positive at all times and ensure that jobs are completed legally and on time Be responsible for the safe loading/unloading and delivery of cars to designated dealerships throughout the UK Completion of all legal documents to comply with UK and EU regulations Comply with all company policies of work relating to the all the aspects of a HGV Car Transporter driver Planning own delivery schedules and routes with the allocation team Requirements of a HGV Car Transporter Driver: Full Class 1 (Cat C+E) Driving Licence. Valid Digital Tachograph Card. Valid CPC/DQC Card. Minimum of 8 months recent experience in Class 1 Driving. Must be comfortable undertaking night shifts. Must be comfortable with travelling to Sheerness for interviews and training. If you are looking for the next step in your career and want to continue through the summer with a brand new role, then get in touch with Emily in our Head Office. These roles will be filled quickly so get in touch today if you don't want to miss out! Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal employment company
Class 1 and Class 2 HGV Drivers
£13 - 16 Per Hour Ongoing position
Are you looking for a change? Maybe you're tired of working long hours? If so, we need to hear from you! We are looking for HGV drivers to assist our client in Essex on an ongoing basis. Job Title: HGV Class 1 & 2 Drivers Location: Stanford-le-Hope, Essex Rate of Pay: £13 - £16 per hour The Role of Class 1 & 2 Drivers: Our client who isbased within the demolition sector, is looking for ongoing drivers with tipper and roll on/roll off experience. Shifts will be from Monday to Friday and require a start time between 6am & 7am. In addition to this, you will be required to work Saturday every other week. Working weeks will be five days week one, six days week two. Requirements of a Class 1 or 2 Driver: Minimum 1 year experience in a similar role A digital tachograph card A valid driver's CPC Flexible approach to work Benefits: Weekly Pay - money in your account every Friday! 28 days holiday 24/7 support from a dedicated Swanstaff Consultant Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer
HIAB Class 2 Driver
£12 - 14 Per Hour
Class 2 Drivers! We are currently on a mission to find experienced and dedicated individuals to be placed with our prestigious client based in Kings Lynn and surrounding areas. Job title: Class 2 HIABDriver Location: Kings Lynn/Local Areas Rate of pay: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour The responsibilities of a Class 2 Driver: Delivery Routes Coordinating Deliveries Supervising the Loading of Goods Securing Goods Checking Routes Safety Regulations Filing Paperwork Vehicle Maintenance Communicate with Dispatchers Interact with Customers The essentials of a Class 2 Driver: Having knowledge on using a HIAB Have at least a years' experience No more than 6 minor points on licence To be physically able Benefits of working for Swanstaff: Weekly pay Pension and holiday pay for workers who are PAYE. Flexible hours Fantastic opportunities and other brilliant benefits. Whether you are looking for temporary or permanent jobs we are here to offer you exactly what you're after. If this role interests you, please apply online today or alternatively email your updated CV to email@example.com call Jack on 01553 601222 for more information on this role!