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Yardsperson / Trainee Driver

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Business Unit:
Pump Rental Solutions
Salary Details:
£Competitive rate in line with skills and qualifications
31 Dec 2021
Our Business

Founded in 1946, Selwood is a £90m turnover company employing 500 staff throughout its nationwide network of branches and is one of the largest privately owned companies serving the Water, Environmental and Construction industries.

Selwood has developed a specialist pump hire division and is currently the No. 1 Pump Hirer in the UK with an unrivalled depth of technical pumping expertise and the largest and most modern fleet.

With a foundation of 75 years within our industry, Selwood continues to be an innovative business responding to meet the needs of our clients with cutting edge approaches to customer service, product development, manufacture and service.

About The Role
The Selwood Team in Nottingham (Langley Mill) have a great opportunity to train as a Class 1 LGV Hi-ab Driver whilst supporting in our our branch yard, assisting with the day to day operations, loading and unloading of our lorries and keeping our yard secure and organised.
No day is the same at Selwood, our lorries will be delivering pumps and equipment to many different types of customer sites from construction sites, quarries and sewage works supporting our teams installing the kit on site come rain or shine.
The branch yard is a busy hub of activity with orders being prepared, Pumps returning off hire, Pumps being cleaned and serviced and back out on hire. This role plays an integral part to our branch operations and will be involved in all of these activities.
Training for the LGV Driver will take place during the first year of joining with a mixture of in house training and practical courses to gain the required certification.
This role requires a committed, confident self starter who has a genuine interest in training to be a Driver whilst carrying out tasks within our yard.

Qualifications & Skills required:

  • Forklift Licence (Counterbalance)
  • Previous work history within a similar environment
  • Good communicator with a can do attitude.
  • Reliability is essential for this position.
  • Physically fit due to the nature of the work within this role.
  • Driving Licence
What we can offer you
Selwood are pleased to offer a competitive rate inline with skills & qualifications, Pension scheme, 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays, Government Childcare vouchers and free onsite parking. Overtime is available as required.
This role covers Monday to Friday 40 hours a week.
Selwood support the development and training of our staff and we will provide in house courses applicable to this position.

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

The recruitment of this role will be within strict social distancing guidelines as advised by the UK Government.

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