Our client, a Public Sector Body responsible for public roads, footways, bridges, and street lights, have a requirement for HGV Class 2 Drivers for Winter Service gritting.
As a Winter Service Driver duties will include:
- Responding to Grit Calls during Standby Shift, AM and PM times, reporting to your specified depot at a specific time
- Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment and carry full driving licence at all times
- Completing vehicle checks - fuel, lights, oil/water levels - reporting any defects, accidents or problems encountered
- Operating a Gritting Vehicle for gritting or snowploughing on a specified route. This will including the mounting and demounting of the Gritter body or plough attachment to/from vehicle chassis.
- Cleaning, refuelling and parking vehicle after each shift
Hours of work:
- Drivers need to be available Oct 2017 - Apr 2018 for the 26 week season.
- Drivers will be on-call for 2 week in every 3 weeks as per the Depot Rota for AM and PM shifts.
- HGV Class 2 Licence
- CPC / DQC
- Previous HGV experience
- Must live within 30 minutes of depot to ensure you can report for grit calls during adverse weather conditions
- Must be available to cover the Winter Season from October to April and for AM and PM shifts - the rota will be a mixture of these throughout the 26 weeks
Area Requiring Drivers: Northern Ireland Wide
- Full training will be provided
- Standby allocation will be paid for each week you are on Standby - even if you are not called out to work
- Rate of pay beginning at 8.75ph for PM calls, increasing for other shifts
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