Class 1 HGV Driver Job - Explore Transport Worksop S80 £49,000 a year -


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Wednesday 22 February 2023

Class 1 HGV Driver Job - Explore Transport Worksop S80 £49,000 a year

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Class 1 HGV Driver Job 

Explore Transport Worksop S80 

£49,000 a year

Location: Worksop

Tramping shifts available: Monday to Friday, Tuesday to Saturday, 4 On 4 Off or Sunday to Thursday

Annual salary: Approximately £49,000 a year (based on a 50-55 hour working week with 2 additional weekend shifts every 3 weeks)

Hourly Rate: £12.50 basic rate (rising to £13 after 18 months and £13.50 after 36 months)

For more information or an informal chat text HGV to 07766123101.


We are growing our team of drivers and are looking for a highly motivated and qualified individuals to join our team as a Class 1 HGV Driver. Explore Plant and Transport Solutions is one of the fastest growing haulage and plant hire businesses in the UK, with experience in a range of industries such as construction, aerospace and rail on high-profile, large-scale projects such as HS2 and EWR. This role will give you the chance to work with a FORS Gold accredited fleet on a series of projects up and down the UK across a variety of industries, with opportunities to further your career development by partaking in our in-house training programmes.


  • Paid Breaks

  • Ongoing training to maintain full CPC hours

  • Full ongoing training and career development, with the opportunity for internal progression.

  • Compulsory HGV Medical can be reimbursed up to the amount of £130.

  • Full PPE

  • Involved runs across the UK and any nights out will be paid the night out shift payment.

  • This is a permanent position, with 50 hours per week guaranteed.

  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays

  • Pension

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • EAC – Accidental Cover & ELC – Life Cover

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Referral Bonus

Some weekends/additional shifts may be required on occasions, and this will be paid at an enhanced rate.

Main responsibilities

  • Maintain industry leading standards of health and safety

  • Uphold legal compliance for road transport legislation

  • Supervise the loading of the vehicle so that products are safely loaded and secured to minimise chances of damage

  • Ensure that the load is correct against the customers’ orders

  • Ensure that on arrival the delivery is safe to make and respect customer’s property

  • Check goods off with customers and obtain signature and print.

  • Provide excellent customer service


  • Full UK Driving licence

  • Class 1 Licence

  • Current CPC

  • Driver Qualification Card


  • Be knowledgeable, have experience of and be comfortable with London driving

  • Would benefit from previous flat-bed experience and load security

  • A good level of understanding and comprehension of the English Language / Excellent communication skills

  • Able to work under pressure

If you want to grow with a rapidly expanding, industry leading company within the specialist plant and transport industry, then this could be the opportunity for you!

This is a full time, permanent position subject to a successful probationary period.

Please be advised we reserve the right to close the advert early.


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