Class 1 HGV Driver

  • Job Reference: 37488
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2024
  • Employer: Thames Water
  • Location: Iver
  • Salary: £45,752
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

As an HGV Driver, you will be required to drive and operate vehicles and plants to the greatest profitability and efficiency to deliver the Bio Recycling service within Thames Water sites and to external locations. To enter deliveries to the cake logging system as appropriate.

Within this role, you will be Safely operating vehicles associated with Bio Recycling services at Thames Water sites and external locations, Working collaboratively with other Thames Water employees across our sites to aid the efficient delivery of Bio Recycling’s activities.

HGV Driver Job Details
  • Offering up to £45,752 per annum depending on shift.
  • 45 hours per week, working a rotating shift pattern.
  • This position is based in Iver, Uxbridge.
  • Full training and excellent wider benefits package.
What should you bring to the role?
  • Experience as a Class 1 HGV Driver is essential for deliveries and plant movements.
  • Front-end Loader licence holder would be beneficial.
  • Experience in tipping lorries will be beneficial.
  • Experience delivering to farms or agricultural sites is desirable.
  • No more than 6 penalty points and no DR or IN convictions on your licence.
  • A full driver CPC and a valid Driver Tachograph card.
  • Demonstrate a clear knowledge of Transport Law and the Road Traffic Act.
  • Have a working knowledge of Drivers Hours rules and Working Time regulations.
What’s in it for you?
Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 24 days holiday per year increasing to 28 with the length of service and a wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed with offers and information to save you money and support your well-being.

Who are we?
At Thames Water, our purpose is crystal clear - to deliver life’s essential service so our customers, communities and planet can thrive.

Water is life’s great leveller. Every living thing needs it, every single day. From people to plants, birds to bees, farms to factories, we all need it to thrive, and we’re committed to taking care of it for us all.

But keeping water flowing is becoming harder. From scorching summers to wetter winters, extreme weather affects everything from our pipes to our local rivers. We must keep millions more kettles boiling, public services operating, washing machines spinning, showers running and more, so every drop is more precious than ever. Are you ready to play your part?

Working at Thames Water
At Thames Water, we recognise that people are at the heart of our business. To help us succeed in providing life's essential service, we need a range of skills and capabilities, representative of society throughout our business.

We seek to attract and retain a cultural mix of people who can offer different but complementary attitudes, values, talents, and knowledge. We understand the importance of appreciating and harnessing the unique skills, experiences, backgrounds, and differences that each individual brings.

Our over-arching diversity and inclusion aim is to ensure Thames Water is a diverse and inclusive great place to work. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process.

Find out more about working at Thames Water.

When a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, you’ll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and earn some extra money along the way.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.