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Class 1 Tanker Driver

  • Location: Wellingborough
  • Salary: £13.50 per hour
  • Contract hours: FullTime

Job provided by Driver Hire


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About the job

Driver Hire Northampton are recruiting for 2 x Class 1 Tanker Drivers on a Temp to Perm role based near Brackmills.

The roles are with a Major Utilities Company and come with many benefits once Permanent.

This role is for Day X1 and Night Drivers X2 - However if you would be willing to rotate or be a floating driver then this would add value to the operation.

Days 04:00 Starts

Nights 17:30 Starts

The work is a mixture of Waste Tanker and Hook Loader bulker. The vehicles to be driven are mostly C+E but there are some Cat C. The rate paid is the same regardless of vehicle type.

Newly qualified C+E Drivers would be accepted.

It is helpful if drivers have knowledge of 360 excavator or loading shovel but we will provide training if required.

The job is not physical but opening the tailgate of a bulker can take effort also the 8 foot lengths of pipe used occasionally at smaller sites weigh around 20 kgs.

Drivers work a rolling roster which is set at least 3 months in advance. These rolling rosters rotate Drivers through weekend and weekday working so weekends are mandatory. The roster specifies alternating 3 and 4 shifts per week and these shifts are long typically 11-12 hours. On average the roster provides for 37.5 hours per week but Drivers including overtime typically average around 45-46 hours. Additional shifts are optional and can be worked on an overtime basis subject to the restrictions of the working time directive and EC561/2006.

Day shifts usually start at 0430 and night shifts between 17.30 and 18.30. 45 minutes break each day is unpaid. 2nd breaks if required are paid.

We require floater temp drivers to be prepared flexibly start work at all their local sites including Gt. Billing (Northampton), Rushden, Wellingborough, Bedford and Milton Keynes,

After 37 hours worked Overtime Pay at time and a quarter is Paid.

12 Weeks Temp to Perm

Benefits include, Fuel Efficiency Bonus, Paid Breaks, Uniform, Pension, Healthcare, 33 days paid Holiday

Limited,PAYE, Umbrella

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