Here at AV Dawson our business is powered by our people and they are key to our success.


Reference: AVD/C1/2021


AV Dawson, the Teesside business which owns and operates Port of Middlesbrough has an 80 year track record in logistics and is looking to expand its team of HGV drivers.

£12 per hour, overtime minimum £16 per hour. Average earnings £40K-£52K per year, dependent upon hours worked, nights out and overtime.

Overtime available weekdays and weekends

Potential annual bonus payment up to £3k

Comprehensive benefits package

The Transport Department works in a variety of sectors including steel segments, automotive coil, bulk goods (tippers), ADR goods and containers. All drivers are expected to complete a varied workload.

The key aspects of the roles include:

  • Unloading, loading and supervising of loading of goods
  • Adherence to safe working procedures and legislative requirements inclusive of accurate completion of tachograph.
  • Completion of appropriate records and documentation relating to delivery and transportation as part of company procedures.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a Class 1 Driving license (C+E)
  • A full CPC license
  • Be a good team worker
  • Be efficient and an excellent timekeeper

Full and part time working hours available as well as driver apprenticeship roles where achievement of a Class 1 training certificate would be supported.

Opportunities available for bespoke roles and working patterns to promote the safety, health and wellbeing of our employees and to support work life balance.

Interested applicants should send a copy of their most recent curriculum vitae.

Please quote reference: AVD/C1/2021 stating which role(s) you are interested in applying for i.e. days, nights, containers.

From its Port of Middlesbrough base, AV Dawson provides a full freight logistics service, including ship-ping, rail freight, warehousing and storage, all supported by an extensive road transport fleet. Employing around 200 people across the region, AV Dawson is dedicated to the development and progression of it’s employees and strives to give back to the community in which it operates.


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