Driver - Orpington MSP

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Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time


Orpington, GB

Department Name

Southern Region

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Brief Description

To load, drive and unload a variety of vehicles for the purposes of transporting plant and materials.

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities

1.Carry out work safely and in accordance with the safe systems of work procedures, method statements or other instructions.

2.Drive a variety of vehicles for which the driver is certified and licensed to operate.

3.Carry out the loading and unloading of plant and/or materials from vehicles as required observing all Health & Safety requirements associated with the use of mechanised lifting equipment including HIAB and Forklift Trucks.

4.Check that all vehicle loads comply with the requirements of road traffic legislation and the defined operating limits of the vehicle.

5.Carry out mandatory daily vehicle checks as required and report all defects in a timely manner in accordance with company procedures and instructions.

6.Maintain the vehicle so that it remains safe and clean for use.

7.Complete all vehicle paperwork and maintain records as required.

8.Complete and return paperwork as required when delivering plant and/or materials to end users.

9.Adhere to company policies and procedures.

10.Undertake the regular training required as part of the Driver Continuing Professional Competence (CPC) Qualification.

11.Contribute to your own development and that of others.

Essential Criteria

  • Able to work as part of team.
  • Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Hold and retain competencies relevant to this post, required by business need.
  • Ideally hold (or be working towards) and NVQ level 1 (or equivalent) in a related subject.
  • Able and willing to drive various as required by business need.
  • Able to operate mechanised lifting equipment.
  • Able to operate Forklift Truck.

Desirable Criteria

  • Hold a HGV license

How to apply (External)

Salary: £26,162

Closing date: 27th January 2021. Late applications will not be accepted.
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