HGV Class 2 Driver - Reading

  • Vacancy Title
  • HGV Class 2 Driver - Reading
  • Company
  • Star Platforms
  • Location
  • Reading, Berkshire
  • Closing Date
  • 11/04/2021
  • Job Description
  • Due to the expansion of our transport fleet, we are currently seeking an HGV Class 2 qualified driver to work out of our Reading depot (located in Aldermaston) carrying out deliveries and collections in a safe, compliant, and professional manner.

    Star Platforms is one of the fastest-growing powered access hire companies in the UK.  With five depots, a modern fleet of hire equipment and the latest purpose-built HGVs, this a great opportunity for a class 2 driver to join our team.

    Role and responsibilities:

    • To deliver and collect powered access equipment (cherry pickers and scissor lifts) in a safe professional manner
    • To ensure security of load when loading/unloading, transporting and delivering equipment
    • To carry out daily and weekly vehicle checks
    • To be an ambassador for the Company ensuring Health and Safety standards and best safe working practices are adhered to always

    The ideal candidate will:

    • Ideally have previous experience of multi-drops
    • Preferably have previous experience in transporting, loading and unloading plant/construction equipment.  However full training will be provided for the right candidate
    • Understand the importance of excellent customer service
    • Have the ability to work well under pressure

    Required licences or certifications:

    • HGV Class 2 licence
    • Digital Tacho card
    • Driver CPC

    Benefits & Rewards

    • Competitive salary
    • 25 days Holidays plus bank holidays
    • Your birthday off
    • Company profit share scheme
    • Contributory pension scheme
    • Health Cash Plan scheme
    • Life Assurance

    To apply,  you should either complete our online application form or alternatively email your CV to careers@starplatforms.co.uk.