HGV Class 2 Driver / Trainee Spider Operator

  • Vacancy Title
  • HGV Class 2 Driver / Trainee Spider Operator
  • Company
  • Nationwide Platforms
  • Location
  • Luton, Bedfordshire
  • Salary & Benefits
  • £27,500 per year + overtime, 25 days holiday + bank holidays, life assurance, Westfield Health Insurance and full training.
  • Closing Date
  • 30/07/2021
  • Job Description
  • This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Driver to extend your skills and become a Driver / Trainee "Spider" Operator working with our tracked booms. As an HGV Driver/ Operator you will undertake a mix of delivery and collection of tracked booms as well as operating our machines with customers.

    Full training in the operation of our equipment will be provided for the right candidate.

    The role requires extreme flexibility with working hours. There is no set shift pattern.

    In return you will receive a salary of £27,500 per year + overtime, 25 days holiday + bank holidays, life assurance, Westfield Health Insurance and full training.

    Responsibilities include: -

    • Act as an ambassador and ensure compliance with all legislative requirements and all internal quality, health, safety and environmental policies and standards.
    • Conduct daily safety/operational checks including ancillary equipment in line with company policy.
    • Operate access equipment in accordance with Company Policies & Code of Practice, using appropriate tools.
    • Provide high standard of customer service.
    • Accurately complete all relevant paperwork & records as required.
    • Report all incidents/accidents promptly in accordance with Company reporting process.
    • Conduct all Load/Unload activities and maintain load security in line with Legal, Company & Manufacturer policies & guidelines.
    • Provide familiarisation & handover of products to Customers & recording of machine condition in accordance with Company Policy.
    • Comply with company policy regarding proof of delivery to customers (use of PDA where issued).
    • Conduct site risk assessment and method statements as defined by Company & Customer policies.

    About you: -

    • Good interpersonal skills and an understanding of the importance of excellent customer service are essential.
    • You must hold an HGV C1E licence.
    • A head for working at heights.
    • Flexibility with working hours, to include some nights and weekends.

    Nationwide Platforms is the market-leading powered access rental company in the UK providing a fleet of more than 15,500 machines with working heights from 3m to 90m.

    With a depot network spanning 38 depots, Nationwide Platforms provide its customers with leading safe access solutions for working at height. It also has the largest powered access training department in Europe, delivering a comprehensive range of working at height training courses to powered access operators and the wider access industry.

    Nationwide Platforms is part of Loxam, Europe's largest equipment rental company operating in 30 countries.