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Job Type
Permanent/Full Time
Date Posted
2nd November 2017

Job Description

Hook Lift Drivers Class I or 2 – CARDIFF

(Ideally Drivers who reside close to Cardiff)

Forward Waste Management is a well-established waste management company based in Cardiff.

Reporting to: Transport Manager

Salary/Benefits: Competitive salary, no nights out, workwear provided, overtime, good working conditions

Hours of work: Day work Monday – Friday or as required to make the job successful.

Participation in a weekend rota to provide cover to potential client needs.

Interacts with:Drivers, Operations department, Management team and                                                      External Customers

Job Purpose

Reporting directly to the Transport Manager, the job holder will be responsible for assisting in the safe and efficient operation of the Company’s collection services and the defined areas of responsibility within the business.  As the face of our business, the jobholder will ensure full compliance with all legislation regarding driver’s activities and make every effort to ensure that all customers receive a high standard of service on the due day.

The job holder will be required to drive and operate Roll-On, Roll-Off skip vehicles and occasionally a curtain sider vehicles depending on the operational needs of the business.

  • Experienced in multi-lift operations within a client facing environment.
  • Hook lift experience is essential
  • Experienced in Roll-On, Roll-Off skip vehicle movements including waste compactors at multiple sites within a routed day.
  • Confident communicator with colleagues and clients, understanding the need to represent the Company in a positive, courteous manner at all times.
  • Be fully conversant with all legislation and compliance relating to the transport industry
  • Practical hands on approach, promoting a ‘can do attitude’ from self and others
  • Good geographical knowledge of the operational area covered by the Company
  • Must be flexible to support the growth of the company.

Key duties
  • Ensuring that all transport compliance, legislation and in-house procedures are complied with at all times.
  • Working with the Transport Manager, ensure all vehicles are serviced and maintained in a fit and road worthy condition at all times in accordance with the Company’s Operating License requirements.
  • Be prepared at all times for any unscheduled checks and inspection by the Board of Directors or any representative of a regulatory authority.
  • Performing Daily vehicles checks / defect reporting.
  • Carrying out all driving duties in a safe manner as instructed by the Transport Manager.
  • Must adhere to Tachograph & Working Time Directive Regulations.
  • Must adhere to company health & safety regulations.
  • Working week Monday - Friday with rota for Saturday & Sunday duties.
  • Delivering, through the Transport Manager and operations team an agreed service level in line with Company KPI’s.
  • Adopt a proactive approach to help achieve fleet productivity targets.
  • Ensuring all accidents and injuries are reported promptly and correctly.
  • Producing and completing driver’s paperwork.

Educated to a reasonable standard.

Current Class I driving license.

ADR certified would be a distinct advantage or willing to obtain.

Fork lift licence

Holder of digital tachograph card.

Up to date with CPC training hours requirement.

Please qpply with your CV or drop a copy for the attention for my attention at Forward Waste, East Moors Road, Cardiff CF24 5EE or contact Craig on [You must Apply on line] .


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