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    29 September 2017
Driver - Class 1 (Nights)

UK Mail has over 40 years’ experience within the industry with a nationwide network and 3500 vehicle fleet, we are experts in parcel, mail, pallet and same day delivery solutions.

We are currently recruiting for a Class 1 Line Haul Driver to work nights.

The candidate will need to be flexible to work a number of different shift patterns throughout the night covering a number of different trunk routes and collections.

The candidate will also need to be able to demonstrate an ability to drive a number of different vehicles including Draw Bar.

Main Job Tasks

  • Safe Loading and Unloading of Pallets/Freight/Cages/Stillages/Yorks on and off the vehicle in line with Health & Safety regulations as and when required.
  • Undertake a daily inspection of vehicles and trailers and complete either a Nil Defect Report or a Defect Report as necessary
  • Ensure that the vehicle is kept in a clean and tidy condition in line with departmental requirements.
  • The safe delivery and collection of Cages/Pallets/Freight/Stillages/Yorks to and from Customers within agreed time scales
  • To correctly use scanners to accurately scan consignments on an ad-hoc basis as and when directed by site management.
  • Ensure the safe use of pallet trucks when loading a vehicle as per the safe operating manual located on site
  • Ensure effective communication with both internal and external customers, escalating any queries to site management in a timely manner.
  • Ensure strict adherence to tacho regulations and the safe use of the national road network in line with the road transport laws and regulations
  • Ensure strict adherence to both on-site and off-site Health and Safety Regulations at all times, reporting any breaches to site management immediately
  • Any other reasonable duties that site management may request as required and at short notice in line with business requirements

People Specification

  • Excellent knowledge of Road Transport Laws
  • Must hold relevant legal driving licence at the right grade
  • Must have a ‘Can do’ attitude toward the company and the job role
  • Ensure attention to detail and ability to achieve dead lines
  • CPC qualified

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Unit 4 & 5, Jubilee Court, Swansea West Business Park, Fforestfach, United Kingdom, SA5 4HB
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