Job Description Summary:

Driving and operating specialist vacuum tanker vehicles.

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
  • Supervising the loading and unloading of hazardous and non-hazardous  waste from customer sites and disposal sites
  • Complete daily vehicle inspections in line with Company procedures; reporting any defects or damage to the Transport Manager
  • 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
  • Set up pipe work and fittings, and move pipes on and off vehicles

Other Duties:

  • Incident reporting in line with compliance requirements; i.e. spillages, accidents, near miss reporting
  • Be an ambassador for the company including maintaining a professional working relationship with customers, members of the public and colleagues
  • Adhering to health and safety rules and on Acumen and client premises

 As LGV C+E ADR Vacuum Tanker 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
  • 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 and flexible
  • Be able to use initiative

We have roles available in Knottingley/Immingham/Teesside and pay £11.25 per hour normal time.  Premium rates apply for weekend and Bank Holiday working.

To apply, send your CV and covering letter to hr@acumenwaste.co.uk