Job Purpose Summary:

Driving and operating specialist hook lift vehicles equipped with trailers

  • Principal daily activity will include servicing the needs (planned and reactive) of Acumen, ensuring all work is undertaken to a high standard and in a safe and compliant way; ensuring customer satisfaction.

Key Tasks:

  • Implement and abide by the EU Driver Hour rules (Regulation (EC) 561/2006) and Working Time Directive at all times.
  • Undertake and complete vehicle inspections in line with Company procedures; reporting any defects or damage to the Transport Manager in a timely manner.
  • Supervising the loading and unloading of waste containers from customer sites and disposal sites while adhering to health and safety rules and on site rules.
  • Administration of daily paperwork; time sheets, consignment/ waste transfer notes, weighbridge tickets etc.
  • To observe and comply with all safety notices and signs to ensure that all work is carried out in a safe and proper manner.
  • Incident reporting in line with compliance requirements; i.e. spillages, accidents, near miss reporting.
  • Maintaining a professional working relationship with customers, members of the public and colleagues.

Other Duties:

  • To complete any additional ‘reasonable’ task or request made by a manager or director of Acumen outside those set out in this document.

As LGV C+E ADR Hook Lift Driver you will:

  • Have a valid driver CPC card as proof of completing 35 hours of driver CPC training
  • Hold a valid driving licence that has a C+E entitlement
  • Hold a valid ADR licence
  • Have a valid and working digital tachograph driver card
  • Adhere to Company policies
  • Follow Company procedures at all times
  • Work in a professional manner that will bring credit to Acumen. This can be done by – being punctual, tidy in appearance, well mannered, polite and courteous to customers and other Acumen employees at all times
  • Maintain a clean environment inside and outside of the truck
  • Wear a company issued uniform shirt
  • Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed. i.e. topping up oil on pumps, emptying catch tanks etc.
  • Have excellent problem solving skills
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Employ a flexible attitude (some weekend and night  work will be required)
  • Be hard-working
  • Be able to use your own initiative
  • Be able to pick things up quickly
  • Be able to manage a diverse workload

The suitable candidate will have previous hook lift/drawbar experience, hold an ADR and Class 1 licence and be willing to night out up to 5 times per week.

This role is based in Wolverhampton and pays £11.25 per hour.

Please email a copy of your CV to hr@acumenwaste.co.uk