Job For Driver

Job For Driv

£45,752 Per Annum
Full Time
London, Greater London
Engineering And Technical
Posted 9 days ago
Expires In 19 Days

Job Description

Due to the expansion of Thames Water’s Transport, Fleet, and Logistics team, we have several new opportunities for Class 1 Drivers to join us on our journey. These roles may include working on a rotational shift pattern which will be discussed further with you.
What you will be doing as an HGV Class 1 Driver:

  • You will work as part of the Logistic Delivery team which operates a new fleet of state-of-the-art Waste Tankers with jetting capability, Potable Water Tankers, and Inventory delivery vehicles to support both reactive and planned work.
  • Drive and operate heavy goods vehicles, complete, and record pre- and post-vehicle checks in line with legislative and company-specific requirements.
  • Record and manage vehicle defects through to repairs completed.
  • Oversee the safe and secure loading and unloading of vehicles.
  • Deliver duties in line with agreed service levels.
  • Undertake periodic driver assessments and relevant refresher training.

We can provide you with extra shifts and overtime when available.
The possibility of a part-time job can be provided as well and will be discussed individually during the interview stage.
What you should bring to the role

  • A full driver CPC and a valid Driver Tachograph card are essential for this role.
  • Demonstrating a clear knowledge of Transport Law and the Road Traffic Act is essential, as well as a working knowledge of Drivers Hours rules and Working Time regulations.
  • You will have no more than 6 penalty points and no DR or IN convictions on your license.
  • Knowledge of driving and operating tankers and HIAB will be beneficial, but training will be provided.
  • Experience with Water Tankers, Flatbeds, and curtain-siders is an advantage as well as having a Blue Card.

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive salary up to £45,752 per annum depending on the shift pattern you will work with.
  • Annual Leave – 24 days holiday per year increasing to 28 with the length of service. (Plus bank holidays) 
  • Contributory pension – Defined Contribution – Maximum of 12% -2x employee contribution.
  • Personal Medical Assessments – Open to all once a year.
  • Wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your wellbeing.

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 need to 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.ApplyShareSave JobApplyShareSave Job

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