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LGV Driver - Class 1

Overall Job Purpose


You will be responsible for the timely and safe delivery and collection of goods as directed by the Transport Team undertaking these duties ensuring compliance with the requirements.


Key Duties and Accountabilities

Location: Units 1-3, Watling Park, Station Rd, Watford, Northampton NN6 7XY

Employment type: Permanent, Full Time

Hours: 50 hours p/w, Monday-Friday, Days (Variable shift times)

Key duties:

  • Basic requirements as identified in the RHA Professional Drivers Handbook:

  • You are correctly licensed to drive the vehicle you oversee

  • That the vehicle you drive is both fit and safe to be on the road (daily checks – see below)

  • Any load is safe and secure (even if you did not load it)

  • The weight of the vehicle is within the legal limits (including axle weights)

  • You keep within the drivers’ hours regulations

  • Once out on the road you must:

  • Drive to a safe standard, considering the size of the vehicle

  • Keep within the speed limits for the type and size of the vehicle you are driving

  • Daily Routine General

  • Arrive on site in sufficient time to plan your route as directed by the Traffic Office. Ensure that Vehicle daily checks are completed and that any defects are reported. Report any issues and collect all paperwork from the Traffic Office. Carry out deliveries in accordance with the planned route, contacting the Traffic Office immediately if any issues arise that impact your delivery schedule. Contact the Traffic Office when all deliveries have been made for instructions on collections. Return all paperwork to the Traffic Office at the end of each shift.

  • Vehicle loading and dispatch:

  • Check that the goods loaded onto the vehicle match the delivery schedule

  • Confirm the goods have been scanned onto the system

  • Obtain planned route and identify any issues or concerns and resolve with the route planner

  • Verify the goods are secured adequately, rectify as necessary and depart

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