LGV Driver/Operator

We are currently recruiting for a skilled and experienced Tipper driver for our team based in Sittingbourne. We would welcome applications for the role.

The main duties of this position include the operation of 8 wheel, rigid tipping vehicles. The geographic area to be covered will predominantly be the South East. Your main working base will be our depot in Sittingbourne but there may be time where you will have to temporarily work from one of our group company premises.

You will be required to:

  • Drive Category C vehicle safely, legally and efficiently as required
  • Comply with all drivers hours and Road Transport Directive legislation
  • Maintain your driver’s CPC qualifications
  • Maintain the safety and security of your load at all times
  • Carry out all necessary daily walk around checks to ensure vehicle is safe and legal
  • Operate all vehicle systems including sheeting and tipping system functions
  • Act as company ambassador when dealing with customers
  • Complete all paperwork promptly and accurately as required
  • Plan and adapt routes as necessary and feedback to the office on any issues around load planning and routing
  • Cleaning and aiding in general maintenance of designated vehicle.

Experience in all aspects of driving LGVs considered – Drivers CPC essential. As is thorough knowledge of drivers hours legislation, tachograph procedures and other legal obligations. You will also be required to demonstrate route planning and map reading ability.

Your working week will be Monday to Friday. You may be required to work additional hours as may be reasonably necessary to meet the requirements of the business, e.g Saturday mornings. As part of your role, you will be required to do nights-out in this vehicle. This will ordinarily be Monday – Thursday.

To apply email your CV to vacancies@fgsagri.co.uk, stating which role you are applying for.