Class 1 Tug Drivers - Thurrock

  • Location

    Thurrock, Essex

  • Sector:

    Driving

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £25272.04 per annum

  • Contact:

    Steph Sopjes

  • Contact email:

    wincantonjobs@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    P&G Thurrock_1569157204

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Permanent Role - 37.5 Hours a week - £25,272.04pa - Days and Night Shifts

We are looking for Tug Drivers to join our busy team based out of our depot in West Thurrock

The depot runs a 24/7 operation

You will average 13 shifts every 4 weeks, broken down as 7 days and 6 nights.

Day shifts start at 06:00 and finish at 18:00

Night shifts start at 18:00 and finish at 06:00

This is a physical role where you will be mounting and dismount trailers and will involve curtain pulling.

The Role:

  • To work within the guidelines of the company's safety culture, ensuring the safety of themselves and their colleagues at all times.
  • To shunt trailers and containers around the site and to off site premises
  • Applying safety equipment to trailers
  • Perform yard checks
  • Directing drivers to correct bays for loading and tipping
  • Using the snow plough and salt gritter when required
  • Trailer inspections, reporting defects
  • Site cleaning as and when required
  • Curtain pulling and moving roof support bars at the West Site
  • To work within the guidelines of the company's safety culture, ensuring the safety of themselves and their colleagues at all times.
  • To shunt trailers and containers around the site and to offsite premises
  • Moving all vehicles that come on site

Experience & Qualifications:

  • You must hold a valid in date Class 1 licence
  • You must hold a valid in date CPC licence
  • You must not have more than 6 points on your licence
  • Previous experience using shunting vehicle is an advantage
  • Reliable and self-motivated
  • Flexible approach to hours of work
  • Conscientious
  • Able to perform in a team environment
  • Able to display commitment
  • You will have a proactive and committed approach towards all aspects of the job and ensure high standards in health and safety; customer service and legal compliance are met and exceeded

Due to the nature of the work, it is imperative that the successful applicant be physically fit.

£500 for recommending a driver friend and your friend also gets £250

If you feel you have what it takes to be part of this winning team please APPLY ON LINE

If you have any questions about the roll call 0117 906 5810 or email ssopjes@meridianbs.co.uk

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.