HGV Driver


£28,000 - £37,500 Per Annum

Full Time


Isleworth, Greater London

Travel And Tourism

Posted about 1 month ago

Expires in 1 month

Job Description
Who are we?
Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km of pipes, keeping taps flowing and toilets flushing. At Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to life, so our business is always open – and this matters even more through a pandemic.

We’re proud of the positive ways of working we’ve adopted during the pandemic, creating a more flexible and dynamic environment so all our colleagues can thrive. For our office-based roles, we’re moving to a hybrid approach with various options across working from the home, office, and our sites. We’ll cover this during the assessment process.

What you’ll be doing
As a Class 1 or Class 2 HGV Driver, you will be an ambassador for Thames Water out on the road, where you will ensure that our values are upheld, and you will be driven to provide first-class customer service – you will truly be the face of Thames Water. You will work as part of the Logistic Delivery team which operates a new fleet of state-of-the-art Waste Tankers with jetting capability, Potable Water Tankers, and Inventory delivery vehicles to support both reactive and planned work.
  • Class 1 Driver: £30,000 + 25% shift allowance = £37,500 per annum
  • Class 2 Driver: £28,000 + 25% shift allowance = £35,000 per annum
  • 45 hours per week, Monday-Sunday, Rota of 2 weeks days then 2 weeks nights
  • Rotating pattern 5 on 3 off, 4 on 4 off
  • This position is based at Mogden, Twickenham, but we also have the following sites: Basingstoke, Bracknell, Farnham, Newbury, Oxford, Rickmansworth, Ryemeads
  • Full training and excellent wider benefits package
What you should bring to the role 
  • Experience as a Class 1 or Class 2 HGV Driver
  • Happy working on a rotational shift pattern including days and nights
  • No more than 6 penalty points and no DR or IN convictions on your license
  • A full driver CPC and a valid Driver Tachograph card
  • Demonstrate a clear knowledge of Transport Law and the Road Traffic Act
  • Have working knowledge of Drivers Hours rules and Working Time regulations
What’s in it for you?
Due to the expansion of Thames Water’s Transport, Fleet, and Logistics team, we have several new opportunities for Class 1 and 2 HGV Drivers to join us on our journey. These roles include working on a rotational shift pattern which will be discussed further with you.

We can offer you the opportunity to upskill to Class 1, along with upskilling to become a multi-skilled, multi-disciplined part of our team, extra shifts and overtime along with a highly competitive salary and leading benefits package.

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 24 days holiday per year increasing to 28 with a length of service and a wider benefits scheme.

Thames Water is a dynamic, rewarding, and diverse place to work, with opportunities around every corner.  If you join our team, you’ll enjoy a fulfilling career, flexible working arrangements, and great benefits. We’re also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion, and Disability Confident Leader employer.

Find out more about working at Thames Water.

We deliver life's essential service so our customers, communities, and the environment can thrive.  This means, that when a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of your role, you’ll be asked to help out our Instant Support Team to help our customers in their hour of need. This is incredibly rewarding, and you’ll be given full training – it’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business and meet colleagues.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is so we can manage all the applications properly and give candidates a positive experience. Once closed, we can’t consider any further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Thames Water

Thames Water

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