Driver's Mate

  • Vacancy Title
  • Driver's Mate
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • TPA
  • Location
  • Worksop
  • Closing Date
  • 07/12/2021
  • Job Description
  • Working for TPA means you will be actively building on the trust and quality of service that we have proudly built since 2001. In order to continue delivering best-in-class temporary access solutions and support services to the events, utilities, marine and construction sectors, we are committed to future proofing our ongoing success by attracting a talented and dynamic workforce.

    This is an excellent opportunity for you to join our talented and growing team at TPA.

    TPA is a leading European supplier of temporary access hire solutions to a variety of markets including utilities, power & transmission, rail, infrastructure and specialist event sectors. With a wide spanning base of product solutions to hire including portable roadways, walkways and ground protection, modular floating pontoons and an extensive range of rail access equipment.

    As a Driver's Mate, you will work as part of a two person team on our rigid & drawbar vehicles throughout the UK. Once at your destination, you will use the lorry loader crane on your vehicle to install and recover our unique range of temporary roadway products. You will work on sites ranging from power transmission projects and major civil engineering works, to sporting events, music festivals and solar farms.

    This unique role will require spending time away from home, sometimes for several nights per week, where sharing a sleeper cab is the norm. Weekend working will be expected if needed.

    The successful applicant will have good literacy and numeracy skills, a flexible can-do attitude, a keen eye for safe working, and be physically fit due to the demanding nature of the work on site.

    TPA work on many sensitive sites in the defence, nuclear and civil service sectors and operate a rigorous drugs and alcohol testing policy. Applicants will also be DBS checked.

    A valid UK Driving licence is required.

    Skills & Experience required;

    • Hard working
    • Good team player
    • Flexibility
    • Positive attitude
    • Experience within a similar role advantageous
    • Hands on experience
    • Full UK Driving licence