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HGV Class 1 HIAB Driver

Cranleigh, Surrey
Job Type
5 Sep 2022

MS236 - HGV Class 1 HIAB DriverLocation: CranleighSalary: £33,800 per annum + over time rates Overview: First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a HGV Class 1 HIAB Driver on behalf of one of our clients. The successful candidate will be working on rail infrastructure projects, delivering upgrade & maintenance services to Network Rail. This role is predominantly 7:30 - 16:30, Monday - Friday. There are also weekend & night shifts available.Applications from ex-military personnel are actively encouraged however, all candidates will be given due consideration.Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Understand and ensure compliance with the company health & safety policy and procedures as applicable to the work carried out.
  • Assistance in maintaining the Goods Yard / Operating Centre in a tidy functional state.
  • Assist in the loading and unloading of deliveries, acting as banksman or slinger to lorry drivers as required - Training can be provided to the right candidate.
  • Operate Telehandler as required - Training can be provided to the right candidate.
  • Wear all PPE issued as required depending upon the task and location.
  • Undertake LGV driving duties as directed, always driving safely and within the law.
  • Carry out daily and weekly vehicle checks and complete all related paperwork, maintain vehicles in a clean roadworthy condition, reporting all faults to the Transport team as soon as they occur.
  • Ensure that driving hours and tachometer regulations are adhered to when carrying out driving duties.

Skills & Qualification:

  • Full clean UK driving licence for the type of vehicle and/or trailer being driven.
  • Full knowledge of European Union drivers' hours and the working time directive.
  • Operating Knowledge of digital and analogue tachograph equipment.
  • Competent in the daily & weekly vehicle & crane inspections and the reporting of defects procedures.
  • Hold Driver Certificate of Professional Competence.
  • Full understanding of payload capacities and the safe loading of vehicles.
  • Certified competence in the use of Telehandler.
  • Personal Track Safety Certification - Training provided to the right candidate.
  • First aid certificate.
  • Lift Supervisor qualification.


  • 22 Days per year plus bank holidays.
  • Company Uniform Provided and all safety equipment.
  • Company Van Provided with fuel card.
  • Company Phone and Tablet.
  • Full Training requirements provided.
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  • Job Reference: 704560370-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: First Military Recruitment
    First Military Recruitment
  • Location: Cranleigh, Surrey
  • Salary: £33,800
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent