Chandlers Ford Pump Hire
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£Competitive rate in line with skills and qualifications

Our Business

Selwood is the leading pump rental solutions company in the UK. We have an outstanding reputation for exceptional customer service backed by one of the largest fleets of quality pump products.  Each customer and each project is unique and our deep technical knowledge means we are proud to deliver a bespoke and genuine 24/7, 365 days-a-year service.

With an unrivalled depth of technical pumping expertise; a pedigree spanning seven decades and employing a wide variety of skilled staff throughout our nationwide network of branches, our ever-growing business is one of the largest privately owned companies serving the Water, Environmental and Construction industries.

We are committed to ensuring our staff have the right skills, knowledge & experience to deliver to our customers, as well as creating career paths to help develop, retain and motivate them.

About The Role

We are looking for a Class 1 LGV Driver to join our team in Chandlers Ford. You will need to have a class 1 licence and a HIAB/ALLMI qualification. This role has ever changing priorities so the need to be adaptable and flexible is essential to being successful in this role.

To carry out this role effectively good communication skills are essential, as you will need to communicate with the hire desk, colleagues, and customers to ensure the task at hand is completed to a high standard.

If you are self-motivated, with a strong work ethic to get the job right first time, ensuring health and safety standards are adhered in everything you do, this is the job for you. 

Key Responsibilities

  • To demonstrate a full understanding of, and compliance with Tachograph operation and drivers’ hours’ legislation, including digital tachographs.
  • Maintain an understanding of, and full compliance with the Working Time Directive for mobile workers. Observing all statutory break periods defined under the WTD for mobile workers, setting the tachograph to record all breaks. Driver’s hours rules must also be observed and take priority over WTD rules.
  • Ensure all loading and unloading activity is carried out safely and efficiently. All loads are to be positioned and secured safely and correctly to avoid overloading any of the axles and to avoid any possibility of the load moving during transit. This could include manual handling of hoses.
  • Be aware of the dates for the scheduled 6-weekly safety inspection timetable and liaise with the Manager, and garage to help organise booking the vehicle in to have these inspections carried out.
  • Ability to carry out daily maintenance and defect checks of the vehicle in accordance with the Daily Vehicle Defect Check Report and report any defects promptly to the Manager. Continually monitor the vehicle throughout the day for any signs of defects developing, e.g. any warning lights illuminating on the dash etc.
  • Carry out a risk visual assessment prior to loading and unloading activity takes place, including a risk assessment of any parking/stopping place.
  • Provide safe installation of pumping equipment by the use of lorry mounted crane.
  • Depending on the need of the business you may be required to take part on call outs and be on the rota either regularly or on an ad-hoc basis.

Essential Qualifications

  • Full UK HGV Category C+E Licence (Class 1 License).
  • ALLMI and Tacho cards are required for this role.
  • Over 21 years of age (for insurance purposes).
  • HIAB/ALLMI qualification
  • CPC/DQC (Desirable but not essential).
  • Counter-balance Forklift Licence (Desirable but not essential).

Compliant with DVLA statutory medical standards and able to climb up onto lorry bed and secure loading and strapping down of load.

What we can offer you

Selwood are pleased to offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medicash 
  • Pension scheme with contribution based on total earnings not just salary
  • 24 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Increasing annual leave entitlement with long service
  • Support for development and training
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Employee referral scheme

This role is not open to Agencies - Please no calls or emails - Thank you.

EDI Statement

Workdry International Ltd is committed to encouraging equality, diversity, and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

We value transparency, respecting others and understanding differences. We give full and fair consideration to all applicants, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity. 

As part of your recruitment journey, we are happy to support requests for reasonable adjustments.

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