HGV Class 1 Driver day shifts

Posted 6 March by Swanstaff Recruitment Ltd Featured

Job Title: HGV Class 1 Day Driver (Monday - Friday)
Location: Tilbury
Salary: £29,000 per annum + overtime

HGV Class 1 Drivers! Are you looking to branch away from nights out and tramping work? Are you looking for permanent and steady hours that allows you to have free time during the week? I have a fantastic new role available in the Tilbury area.
If you`re looking to settle into a permanent and secure role that guarantees you stable day shift patterns, then I need to hear from you today. As my successful candidate you will be working 50 hours on a Monday - Friday basis (day shifts, early starts) which means that you can maintain a healthy work/life balance whilst earning a fantastic wage.

You will gain a wealth of experience in the use of HGV - mounted machinery and equipment and have consistent support from the office team. Are we ticking your boxes? Carry on reading!

The Role:

  • Route planning and selection
  • Communicate effectively with Planners and Operations to ensure smooth running of the operation
  • Supervise the delivery of the loads
  • Complete relevant paperwork regarding the loads
  • Ensure the loads are evenly distributed throughout the trailers and do not breach GVW for the relevant vehicle
  • Carry out pre work vehicle checks as per company policies
  • Report any faults swiftly and accurately as per the company procedure
  • Adhere to Drivers Hours Regulations and Working Time Directive at all times
  • Drive courteously and respectfully at all times
  • Remain up to date with current legislation
  • Uphold the company brand image, including uniform / vehicle cleanliness and standards at all times
  • Follow training that has been given by the employer, e.g. Safe systems of work etc.


  • Full HGV Class 1 (Cat C+E) Licence
  • Full CPC and Digital Tachograph Licences
  • The ability to commit to early/day shifts
  • Good communication and observation skills
  • Good Geographical knowledge of United Kingdom
  • Prepared to do manual handling work
  • Working knowledge of EU Drivers` hour`s rules & regulations.

If you are looking for the next step in your career with a brand new role, then get in touch with Emily in our Head Office.

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Application questions

Do you have HGV 1 entitlements on your driving licence?
Do you hold a valid CPC and Digital Tachograph card?
Do you have a minimum of 12 months experience in Class 1 driving?

Reference: 34617894

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