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HGV Driver – Class 1/2 – South

  • Sector: Rail
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: Competitive

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Readypower Rail Services is a growing rail plant hire company looking for motivated HGV Class 1 and Class 2 Drivers to support our operations. Operating from our depots in Winnersh, Rochester, or Caldicot, opportunities are available on a full time and zero hours basis.

The role:

  • To transport plant and associated equipment to pre-determined locations throughout the UK
  • To follow the guidance given by the Transport Manager and undertake duties as required
  • Ensure Vehicles are maintained, and daily checks are completed and undertaken, and any faults are raised with the Transport and Service Managers
  • Comply with all drivers’ hours, road transport directive legislation, and follow the highway code at all times
  • Load and unload vehicle and maintain safety and security of load at all times
  • To act as a company ambassador when dealing with customers
  • Up to 4 – 5 nights out per week and work every other weekend if required


  • At least three years’ experience in a driving role within the transportation / plant hire industry
  • Must be trained and competent in the use of plant enabling that plant to be manoeuvred safely on/off a lorry
  • Must have access to own transport
  • Previous knowledge and experience of driver’s working-hours legislation, tacho-graph procedures and other legal obligations
  • Demonstrate route planning and map reading ability
  • CPCS Loader securer STGO and non STGO or similar*
  • CPCS 360 Above and below tracked or wheeled*
  • CPCS Lorry loader hook or similar*

* Training may be available to candidates who meet all other essential criteria

Benefits – all roles:

  • Good competitive rates
  • Shift bonus equating to an additional £5,000 per year (based on 5 shifts per week)

Permanent roles:

  • Pension scheme
  • Long service awards
  • Overtime available

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