HGV Cat C Tramping Hook Driver, Dumfries

The NWH Group is a second-generation family business headquartered in Midlothian. Servicing the whole of Scotland and Newcastle from ten sites, the NWH Groups vision is to eliminate waste by transforming it into a valuable product.

On our mission to eliminate waste we provide waste collection services to the Leisure, Retail, and construction industries. Collecting waste with our fleet of Trade Refuse, Skip, Tipper, Grab and Walking Floor articulated vehicles, transporting materials to our Material recycling facilities where we produce a valuable product such as cardboard, Paper, Washed sands, Biomass for energy and animal bedding.

The business is now primed for the next phase of growth following strong trading performances and we are recruiting to increase our team to deliver this vision.

We are now recruiting for a Class 2/Category C Hook Driver to join our team on a Tramping basis. The successful applicant will collect the Hook vehicle from our Dumfries site on a Monday, and stay in the vehicle throughout the week until finishing up on the Friday back in Dumfries. Overnights are paid at £28.00 per night.

All our positions are full-time and permanent contract, with an average 50 hour working week.

In addition to the basic & overtime rate below, we operate a Driver bonus scheme which pays up to £1.05 extra per hour worked, based on your performance in Infringements, Accidents, Driver Telematics and Employee Engagement.

We also operate a Driver Commitment Bonus, whereby NWH Drivers will be offered the opportunity to be eligible for a £1,500 bonus, should they wish to commit to being with NWH for the coming 12-month period, offered on an annual basis.

The basic rate for our HGV Class 2/Category C Hook Drivers is £10.87 per hour first 8 hours, with an overtime rate of £16.31 thereafter.

Please note, a probationary rate of 35p less per hour applies to the above for new starts, during their initial 3-month probationary period.

Previous Hook driving experience is essential for this role.

Applicants should have:

·         Held their Class 2/Category C Licence for at least two years

·         Valid CPC entitlement & Digital Tachograph card

·         Good knowledge of road networks

·         A maximum of 6 points or less on their licence (No DR, DD, CD or IN codes)

·         An excellent command of the English language

·         Good Customer Service Skills

In return, The NWH Group offers;

·         A competitive rate of pay

·         An overnight payment per night

·         A Driver Bonus Scheme payable weekly

·         Overtime paid after 8 hours, or on unscheduled working days

·         Group Pension Scheme

·         Average Weekly Pay for Holidays

·         1 CPC module paid per driver per year

·         Death in Service Benefit

To apply for this position, please apply on this page, send a CV to careers@nwhgroup.co.uk or call 0333 320 4000.


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