Skip Hook HGV Class 2 Driver Required for the Belfast Area

  • Job ref: 096/02111
  • Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Location: Belfast
  • Salary: £11.25 per hour
  • Recruiting office: Belfast
  • Date posted: 20 June 2022

Job details

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Belfast
  • Job Ref: 096/02111
  • Salary: 11.25 per hour

We are currently seeking an experienced skip hook driver for a waste management company based in the Belfast Area

This is a full time permanent position for the right candidate

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that at all times H&S regulations as issued by the H&S Manager are adhered to
  • A valid, current HGV driving licence and CPC appropriate to the vehicle allocated.
  • Operation of the company vehicle allocated as instructed by the Management or authorised member of staff and in accordance with the company rules and work instructions.
  • Due care of the vehicle and all ancillary equipment to prevent any damage or loss.
  • Reporting of any vehicle defect to the management and other circumstances or occurrences as per work instructions.
  • Co-operation with the company’s customers in the performance of all orders.
  • Ensure good timing keeping is achieved on daily basis punctuality is crucial.

Principle Activities:

  • Wear essential PPE at all times
  • Ensure that when on a customers site that all of the customers H&S regulations and site rules are adhered to.
  • Ensure all allocated breaks when required, 1 hour taken off each day
  • Excellent customer service at all times.
  • Carry out a visual inspection on all waste before accepting responsibility for the container.
  • Ensure that the collected waste is compliant and the amount is not in excess of the capability of the vehicle.
  • To carry out a pre-departure inspection every day and when changing to work on another vehicle or starting a shift.
  • Ensure all essential documentation accompanies every load
  • Ensure vehicle is clean and tidy, all documentation is available for inspection and that is locked and secured when not in use.
  • Report and issues to management eg, accidents, injury, damages, services, spillages, customer complaints.
  • Carry out regular vehicle maintenance checks as per the driver’s daily inspection sheet.

Pay and Hours:

  • Monday – Friday – Various start times
  • £11.25- with bonus in place paid each month
  • Overtime on a Saturday available

Recruitment process:

  • Interview
  • Driver Assessment onsite
  • Pre-employment checks

If you are interested in this role and want to find out more please contact Driver Hire on 02890997633 or email your CV to

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