HGV Driver (ref:30714)

31204

£35,000 - £37,500 Per Annum

Full Time

Permanent

Basingstoke, Hampshire

Driving And Transport

Posted 11 days ago

Expires in 3 days

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.

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 Basingstoke, but we also have the following sites: Bracknell, Farnham, Newbury, Oxford, Rickmansworth, Ryemeads, Twickenham
  • 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 licence
  • 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 length of service and a wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your wellbeing.

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 really 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, when a crisis happens, we all rally round to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, you’ll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an Ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and a earn bit of extra money along the way.

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.
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