Driver – up to 7.5 tonne Essex & London 28.5K per annum My client is seeking an experienced driver to join their team, based from the Basildon branch. Reporting to the Branch Manager the driver will be driving vehicles up not 7.5 Tonnes. The driver will facilitate the day to day driving responsibilities as instructed. The driver will: Maintain a safe working environment by applying a ‘Safety First’ approach to working Ensure vehicle has daily checks, as per the driving manual, and kept clean, tidy at all times. The driver is the ‘face’ of the business and when required to provide high standards of service to our clients at all times. Always check goods whilst loading and unloading to ensure cargo integrity. Highlight damage or loss immediately to the Transport Manager. Assist with the loading and unloading of your vehicle, checking against notes to ensure accuracy of receipt or dispatch of goods. Safety – Ensure all freight loaded is secured and unlikely to move during transit. Use straps when required. Raise concerns/issues with Supervisor/Line Manager as soon as they are noted. Drive at all times within the legal requirements. Be courteous to other drivers and the general public. Safety – drive safely, keep distance from other vehicles and avoid damage to vehicle. Any damage should be reported immediately to the Transport Manager. The ideal candidate will: Hold a full valid Driving license up to 7.5 tonnes Have good numerical skills. Be able to work under pressure, multitask and work to deadlines. Be willing to go the extra mile by starting early / finishing late when needed or asked. Have good time keeping. Have a positive attitude and good communication skills. Be able to maintain good relationships with colleagues’, subcontractors, and customers. This role will predominantly be based with Essex, outer London and central London but may need to travel further when required. Working hours between 7am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Benefits include: 23 days holiday which increases to an extra 5 days periodically, pension and healthcare cash plan.