HGV Driver

  • Vacancy Title
  • HGV Driver
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Groundforce
  • Location
  • Derby
  • Closing Date
  • 02/11/2021
  • Job Description
  • Groundforce has built a reputation as a first class market leader by developing six core business elements. Each division was formed to serve the construction industry by offering specialist solutions in shoring equipment, piling equipment, pipe stoppers, pressure testing, trenchless technology, temporary bridges and excavation training. A commitment to developing our vast product range means Groundforce’s customers can be certain of innovative products and a comprehensive service.

    We currently have an HGV Driver role available to work out of our Bury St Edmunds depot to provide full support to your line manager delivering excellent customer service.

    You will be required to ensure all transport related transactions are completed efficiently, accurately and in line with company policies/procedures/processes and customer requirements. You will deliver and collect equipment to and from customers, suppliers and other Vp businesses professionally, safely and on time.

    Experience & knowledge required:


    • Valid full clean driving licence
    • Hgv Class 1 C + E Licence – Minimum 2 years Hgv articulated vehicle driving experience essential
    • Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) essential
    • Lorry Mounted Cranes (only) - RITB/CPCS/Allmi/NORS accredited or recognised training certificate – Minimum 2 years’ experience essential
    • Valid CSCS Site Visitor Card essential
    • Valid Banksman Slinger Training – Minimum 2 years’ experience essential
    • Attendance on a recognised vulnerable road user scheme within the last 2 years essential
    • Working knowledge of construction/housing/civil engineering industry advantageous
    • Knowledge of the local & regional geographical area essential
    • Ability to complete records/paperwork accurately is essential
    • A reasonable level of fitness to work with loads is essential
    • To be flexible, trustworthy & reliable and have excellent time keeping skills essential
    • Experienced in delivering/collecting heavy goods to construction sites advantageous
    • Good communication , (spoken English) and interpersonal skills are essential


    We understand that all continued success rests firmly with our employees, and at Groundforce we have an ethos of putting people at the very core of our business. To ensure our first class service continues, we offer excellent career support and development for all our employees and believe this positive approach ultimately drives success through to our customers.