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HGV Driver – Class 1

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Nottingham
  • Salary: Competitive

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Readypower Rail Services is a growing rail plant hire company looking for a motivated HGV Class 1 Driver to support our operations. Operating from our depot in Nottingham, this is a full-time opportunity.

The role:

  • Transport plant and associated equipment to pre-determined locations throughout the UK
  • 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
  • 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 (essential)
  • Good knowledge and experience of driver’s working-hours legislation, tacho-graph procedures and other legal obligations (essential)
  • CPCS Loader securer STGO and non STGO or similar (training may be available to candidates who meet all other essential criteria)
  • CPCS 360 Above and below tracked or wheeled (training may be available to candidates who meet all other essential criteria)
  • Demonstrate route planning and map reading ability (essential)
  • 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 (essential)

Contract Type:

  • Full time


  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Long service awards
  • Overtime available

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