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HGV Class 1 Driver (NIGHTS)

Job Type: Class 1; driver

Reference: C1N AVDT 2024


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.

  • £16.46 per hour, overtime minimum £21.57 per hour. Average earnings £40K-£52K per year, dependent upon hours worked, nights out and overtime.
  • Overtime available 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.


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