HGV 7.5T Driver – Temp to Perm

  • Job ref: 080/00428
  • Type: Full Time, Permanent, Temporary
  • Location: Chelmsford
  • Salary: £22,000 - £26,000 per year
  • Recruiting office: Chelmsford & Harlow
  • Date posted: 31 March 2021

Job details

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Temporary
  • Chelmsford
  • Job Ref: 080/00428
  • Salary: 22000.00 - £26000.00 per year

Do you have a keen interest in computers and tech equipment?

Do you have HGV C1 entitlement on your licence?

Are you available immediately?

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


Driver Hire Chelmsford and Harlow are currently recruiting for a 7.5t HGV Driver/Systems Removal Engineer for our client based in Chelmsford.

Our client who specialises in IT recycling/reconditioning services, provides a service throughout the UK and Europe. Mainly servicing London and surrounding areas driving both a 5t vehicle and a van, your daily duties will involve driving to client’s premises with a small team, collecting all types of IT equipment and then returning it all to the yard for the equipment to be refurbished or recycled. Due to the nature of the work we are interested in speaking with candidates who are also flexible to work odd weekends and overnights for occasional trips throughout Europe and offer experience with face to face customer service.

When the driving work is a bit quieter you will also be expected to help in other areas of the business, such as completing general warehouse duties – tidying, sorting, picking etc. Therefore we wish to hear from people who are team players and enjoy a varied role that will involve heavy manual handing tasks.

Following a brief temp trial, for the successful this role will be offered on a temporary to permanent basis. Therefore, the successful candidate will be required to temp for a total of 12 weeks before transferring permanent.

This is an exciting opportunity which would suit someone who is tech-savvy and has a keen interest in IT!


The ideal candidate will offer the following:

  • Flexibility on hours/overnight/weekend work
  • Confident drivers in central London
  • Be physically fit (due to the role being demanding)
  • Offer experience providing excellent customer service
  • Have 7.5t  entitlement and an in date Digi and CPC cards
  • Offer experience working in a warehouse environment
  • Available immediately
  • Full and current DBS Check (desirable)


Start time: 8am


Temporary hourly rate:

Inc Holiday: £10.92*

EXC Holiday: £9.75

+ OT after 9 hours + Weekend rate.


Permanent annual salary: £22,000 + Monthly production bonus – OTE £25,000 – £26,000!


*Holiday is to be requested by the worker each week.


Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to every application.  If you do not hear back from us within 10 days, this means you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

May we take this opportunity to thank you for applying for this role.

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