Apprentice LGV Driver

  • Job Reference: 00040583-1
  • Date Posted: 24 May 2024
  • Employer: FCC Environment
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £23,028 to £23,030
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

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Apprentice LGV Driver
Salary – £23,028 per annum (plus benefits)
Hours – 42.50 hours per week, 6 am to 6 pm
Location Postcode – IP10 0HT
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As an Apprentice LGV Driver at FCC Environment, The Apprentice LGV Driver is responsible for; the health and safety of themselves, fellow staff and visitors to site. The minimisation of any impact to the environment whilst working within the Recycling Centre (RC)/FCC and off-taker sites'. To promote a good professional image both on and off the highway. To be part of the driving team that will deliver customer expectations in terms of service and product quality. To operate safely and efficiently both on site and learn to drive to the highest standards on the highway.
This vacancy is for a full-time position, working 5 days per week, however, we will consider requests for job shares to suit your lifestyle (working full days).
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Our promise to you

• Competitive salary
• 20 days annual leave (full-time working) plus Bank Holidays
• Pension scheme
• Life insurance
• Discretionary bonus scheme
• On the job training and progression
• Recognition scheme
• Refer a friend
• Flexible benefits including high street savings, cycle to work scheme and Gymflex membership, holiday purchase and many more.
• Access to an Employee Assistance Programme and the Best Doctors Service via our Wellbeing Platform.
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What will you be doing?

• To learn to drive all vehicles involved with the RC contracts primarily hook loader units and servicing the Suffolk RC Contract in a safe and efficient professional manner.
• To ensure that all factors which may affect the operation are communicated to the Transport Office immediately and where possible to colleagues to avoid problems.
• To comply with all aspects of the Environmental Permits of the sites worked on.
• To ensure that all equipment on site or being driven on the highway is in a safe and working condition, any defects are reported and acted upon immediately. To report any damage found or caused to all property, owned or 3rd party.
• To provide and return all documentation that is required is both timely and legible. This includes the presentation of all documents associated with the vehicle and work time directives. VU-digital Tachograph records, defect-daily walk around reports being stored and produced as required.
• To take all necessary precautions for the safety of people, vehicles and plant as per Health and Safety legislation. Seeking guidance from the Transport Manager and or Transport Office as required.
• To follow work instructions provided and IMS procedures as indicated by line management. To complete all Health and Safety Training and update as required.
• To carry out all the vehicle/plant daily checks and simple maintenance required, recording as necessary. This includes chassis washing and equipment lubrication.
• To report all accidents involving and affecting vehicles, plant-equipment, self or third party to the Transport Office.
• To respond to any changes or diversions as directed by the Transport Office or other Agencies, e. g. Police, DVSA etc.
• To use the messaging technology provided and avoid the use of hand-held mobile phones.
• To carry out any other reasonable tasks as required by the Contract or line management.
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About Us
We are FCC Environment, one of the nation’s leading waste and resource management companies. Committed to sustainability, we strive to minimise the amount of waste that ends up in landfill by transforming it into valuable resources wherever possible.
We operate over 200 facilities in England, Scotland and Wales and employ around 2,400 people.
The profile of the UK's recycling and waste management industry has never been higher. We need people who are up for the challenge to help us tackle climate change. We need people with ideas. We need you. Together we will meet the UK’s waste management and energy recovery needs.
FCC Environment are equal opportunities employers, we value diversity, and we are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment.
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