HGV Driver Job Description

HGV Driver Job Description

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HGV Driver Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective HGV driver job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included HGV driver job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Some nights away as necessary(2-3 per week)
Class (class) licence, full CPC and digi card
To undertake the necessary daily checks as per the Drivers/Operator handbook
To ensure that each day all completed work is detailed on your daily worksheet and that they are handed in daily/weekly along with the daily vehicle check sheets, fuel receipts and Weighbridge tickets
To comply with all traffic laws and legislation with relation to your duties including the security and weight of loads
To ensure that the carriageway is left in a clean condition and any spillage's are cleaned up before leaving the area
To confirm to all applicable site rules when off loading at disposal sites
To carry out any other duties that may be required as directed by your line manager
Unit trailer
Class C1, 7.5 ton licence, full CPC and digi card

HGV Driver Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for HGV Driver

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPCS, CPC

Education for HGV Driver

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Skills for HGV Driver

Desired skills for HGV driver include:

Local area
Area local to centre
UK road network
Geographical area
Erith area
Erith
Construction/housing/civil engineering industry advantageous
Local & regional geographical area essential
Newport area
Nurturing great relationships

Desired experience for HGV driver includes:

The job holder should be aware that they need to act as an ambassador for the company at all times
Responsibility should be taken to inform line management of any changes to driving license
Show evidence of ongoing driver CPC
Valid HGV licence with no endorsements
Experience of operation or maintenance of machinery / plant is not required but would be an advantage
Class 2, C licence, full CPC and digi card

HGV Driver Examples

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HGV Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a HGV driver. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for HGV driver
  • You will need to be prepared to undergo airport style searches when entering and leaving our premises and be comfortable working within a secure and confined environment
  • Ensuring all cash and credit card transactions are accounted for and that all transactions are processed in line with Blueprint and company procedures
  • Completing forms to indicate damage on car, and specify accident related damage and highlight old damage, take digital photographs – gain signature from customer
  • Highlighting any defects identified during loading/unloading of vehicles or as identified at the hand over of the vehicle to the customer and bring to the attention of the Senior Repair Controller
  • Ensuring all jobs are referenced and filed on completion of job
  • Supporting team members in the allocation of work and in meeting targets
  • Liaising with Customer Service Team Leader regarding the allocation of jobs
  • Carrying out checks on courtesy cars and completing necessary paperwork
  • Unload, load, sort in accordance to the transport schedule
  • Ensure safety is of the utmost priority
Qualifications for HGV driver
  • No more than 6 points on licence
  • Good working knowledge of working time and tachograph regulations
  • An excellent attendance record in previous role
  • You must have a full driving licence C entitlement
  • No more than 6 points on your licence
  • You must be physically fit (you might be required to deliver furniture to a 3rd floor flat)
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HGV Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of HGV driver. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for HGV driver
  • Collection of furniture from suppliers
  • Delivery of furniture to Barnsley depot
  • Support the team in unloading vehicle at the depot - heavy lifting will be required
  • Report any on road issues to enable swift resolution
  • Adherence to all vehicle compliance & Health and Safety requirements in terms of vehicle loads
  • Adherence to all driver working hours & regulations
  • Ensure that you follow the instructions of any authorised person at all times
  • Delivering Stone and Sand to multiple live streetworks site via Hi-ab lift and removing surplus material to depot
  • Assist with Backfilling excavations using Trench Rammer
  • Driving HGV vehicles where required, non HGV vehicles where required
Qualifications for HGV driver
  • You must be flexible in your working shift patterns
  • All applicants will be required to participate in a DBS check
  • You must have good geographical knowledge of the South East
  • You will be our ambassador to our customers and must therefore be courteous and service driven
  • Must have a current UK Driving licence, category C or above, with no more than 6 points, with 2 years driving experience
  • Reasonable level of physical fitness to assist when necessary with loading and unloading at some sites using a manual pallet truck
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HGV Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of HGV driver. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for HGV driver
  • Carry out general cleansing duties
  • Carrying out vehicle checks, defect reporting
  • Adhere to all company and Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • Unload, load and deliver parcels
  • Willingness and ability to work across a 7 day shift pattern
  • Willingness to work increased hours during peak trading times
  • Willingness to be redeployed to alternative depot locations in close proximity as required on an ad hoc basis
  • Assisting with general depot duties and equipment preparation
  • ADR license 2,3,8 minimum / Driver's CPC
  • Driving vehicles 7.5t
Qualifications for HGV driver
  • Demonstrate a proactive attitude by carrying out any other duties as deemed reasonable
  • You will need to be confident communicating with customers and colleagues in both written and spoken English
  • You will need to be confident following specific procedures and instructions
  • You must also be able to work to tight deadlines
  • Finally, you must be continuously focused on providing a top notch service to our customers by being efficient, flexible and at all times security conscious
  • Full driving licence with Class 2 entitlement
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HGV Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a HGV driver. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for HGV driver
  • Driving 18 tonne vehicles
  • Forklift licence would be advantageous
  • Delivering products to customers and to our other branches
  • Driving vehicles 7.5t and above
  • Delivering in Central and South East London
  • To ensure the completion and submission of a vehicle checklist prior to and on completion of each rotation, recording any vehicle damage or mechanical defects
  • To ensure the vehicle is roadworthy prior to departure, paying special attention to tyres / lights and steering and ensure all specified tools are present and correct
  • To ensure the timely transport and delivery of material from origin to destination
  • To ensure the timely return of the vehicle to a specified destination, as directed by the Road Network Operations Supervisor
  • To ensure all customs related paperwork is complete and all customs formalities have been completed prior to departure from facilities and gateways as required
Qualifications for HGV driver
  • A good working knowledge of the Working Time Directive and tachograph regulations
  • Good previous driving record and Class 2 multi drop experience
  • A positive attitude to customer service
  • A disciplined approach that will allow them to work unsupervised
  • Cleaning rubbish irresponsibly dumped
  • Carry out any reasonable task or other duties and responsibilities as may be required
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HGV Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of HGV driver. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for HGV driver
  • To monitor, advise and assist with the loading of vehicles at all facilities,gateways and customers (where necessary), with the ultimate responsibility for acceptance of the load prior to departure
  • Driving 7.5 tonne vehicle
  • Multi-drop deliveries (10-15 drops a day)
  • Occasional warehouse support
  • Driving vehicles up to 26t, however we are also open to Drivers of 3.5 / 7.5 tonne vehicles
  • You will be carrying out multi‐drop deliveries from our branch direct to our local customers
  • It’ll be down to you to make sure the vehicle is loaded properly, safely and in line with road and transport legislation
  • Ensure that when driving, all vehicle checks are carried out and that the vehicle is driven in a safe and courteous manner
  • Flexibility required as maybe required to work away from home
  • Delivering our products to customers
Qualifications for HGV driver
  • A disciplined approach that will allow the successful candidate to work unsupervised
  • Multi- drop experience preferred but not essential
  • LGV conversion scheme available for the right candidate and after successful qualifying period
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years experience of driving a transit van / Lorry
  • Must hold a valid and clean C+E license
  • Digital Tacograph

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