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HGV Class 2 Driver

Full Job Description

Key Roles / Responsibilities

  • To meet all special instructions as detailed on delivery documentation.
  • Ensure that any documentation is completed, signed as required and returned to the transport office.
  • To carry out vehicle and auxiliary equipment checks prior to operation of any vehicle and report any defects immediately
  • On return to the depot to report to the traffic office for a full debrief.
  • Where company uniform and personal protective equipment have been issued they must be worn at all times when on duty.
  • Drive company vehicles and operate company equipment in a safe and appropriate manner and in accordance with company policies, procedures and legislation.
  • Contribute to the safety of all road users by maintaining proper and effective vehicle control, whilst promoting road safety.
  • Responsible for maintaining and complying with health and safety standards thereby minimising the risk to themselves and other persons.
  • Carry out any other reasonable requests as required by management.
  • Read and comply with instructions and directions as communicated via depot signs, notice boards and memorandums.

Qualifications/education required:


  • Must hold a relevant license (Clean license preferred but not essential)
  • Must be flexible, an excellent communicator, team player and customer focused
  • In addition, must have the confidence to be able to work on own initiative and be effective with minimum supervision and be self-motivated


  • Valid ADR license
  • Valid DCPC card
  • A good geographical knowledge of the North West of England and Yorkshire
  • Previous experience including Tail lift Operation
  • Tautliner Experience

Experience required:


Particular aptitude/skills required:


The ideal individual will be self-motivated, able to work on their own initiative and be effective with minimum supervision, be a team player, have confidence, and be customer-focused.

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