HGV Loader/Driver

Randstad Business Support
£8.09 - £9.34/hour
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced HGV Driver looking for temporary work?

Our client is looking for a Refuse Loader/ HGV driver to work from their site based in Llanelli .

Must have minimum of 2 years HGV Driving Experience.

As specified This is a loader/Driver role and applicants must be prepared to load the refuse when no driving work available.

Main Duties include-

1 Drive and be responsible for any allocated collection vehicle, carrying out daily vehicle checks and routine maintenance in accordance with procedures as outlined in the daily defect inspection book, reporting all defects to the supervisor verbally or via the in-cab technology.

1 Undertake cleansing and routine maintenance of the vehicle and any power mechanism fitted to the vehicle in accordance with the vehicle handbook and all respective training.

1 Steer the vehicle safely and ensure that road safety requirements are adhered to at all times in accordance with the Highway Code, to minimise the risk of personal injury to the crew and to members of the public.

1 Drive the vehicle, stopping as necessary and maintain close communication with the crew to ensure that all procedures and processes are undertaken in a safe and efficient manner.

1 Be responsible for the safe transportation of the Refuse/Recycling crew and provide direct instruction and guidance to the team during all Refuse/Recycling activities and at all times around the allocated route and at the designated discharge point.

1 Oversee the round's activities and resolve difficulties that could compromise the collection of refuse/recycling arising from issues such as parked vehicles, obstructions, communal collection points and illicit tipping in order to avoid missed collections and to reduce and control the risks to Health & Safety.

1 Assist the crew in the loading of relevant and appropriate Refuse/Recycling containers at required times when not driving (eg. at communal collection points) to comply with divisional and services requirements and procedures.

1 Undertake route navigation and be responsible for the correct use of the in-cab data and electronic technology for route management including tachograph functions and for the recording and reporting of associated problems thereby contributing to the delivery of an effective and efficient service.

1 Comply with disposal site rules for unloading and weighing when tipping off at specified locations (transfer stations, landfill sites or recycling facilities).

1 Liaise with the Environmental Controller or Refuse/Recycling Environmental Supervisor daily on any operational problems, including unique collection requirements, contamination or issues relevant to the Environmental Enforcement Team to ensure the service is delivered to the highest standard.


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