Class 2 HGV Driver

  • Job ref: 080/00355
  • Type: Full Time, Permanent, Temporary
  • Location: Braintree
  • Salary: £10.00 - £13.75 per hour
  • Recruiting office: Chelmsford & Harlow
  • Date posted: 21 January 2021

Job details

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Temporary
  • Braintree
  • Job Ref: 080/00355
  • Salary: 10.00 - £13.75 per hour

Do you hold a Class 2 HGV licence with a current Digi and CPC card?

Are you looking for more than just driving?

Wanting a role that can be physically challenging?

If so, Driver Hire Chelmsford and Harlow want to hear from you!


We are currently recruiting for an experienced Class 2 HGV driver on a temporary to permanent basis for our client based in the Braintree area.


The role will require you to drive yourself and a team to numerous sites around the Southeast to provide a screeding service.


The ideal candidate will offer some construction experience (such as a scaffold driver, site worker or grab lorry driver) and have a CSCS, ALMI or CPCS card. To be considered you will be able to commute to Braintree, enjoy working outdoors, be able to work well in a team, and be able to cope with physically demanding duties.


This is a very exciting opportunity with the potential to progress and learn new skills, such as screeding and plant machinery operating!


Following 12 weeks of successful temping, you will then be offered a permanent contract direct with my client who offer excellent company benefits and 28 days holiday INC bank holidays.



  • Offer at least 12 months driving experience – for insurance purposes.
  • Aged 25 or over – for insurance purposes.
  • Be physically fit – due to the manual handling tasks involved in the role.
  • CSCS, ALMI or CPCS card – desired.


Working hours:

5 days work per week, being either Monday – Friday or Tuesday – Saturday.

You will not be expected to work every Saturday)

Around a 0600 start



Temp basis (first 12 weeks):


£11.50 EXC holiday*

£12.89 INC holiday*


Without HIAB

£10ph EXC holiday*

£11.21 INC holiday*


Perm basis:

£12.50ph, rising to £13.75ph once fully trained.

Overtime offered at standard rate. Average 45 hour week.


*The above rates are based on PAYE, overtime is paid after 9 hours and you will get a minimum 8 hours on a shift. For holiday to be included in each weeks pay this must be requested upon sending in timesheet.

Umbrella rates are also offered.

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