HGV Class 1 Driver - Wellingborough

HGV Class 1 Driver - Wellingborough

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HGV Class 1 Driver, Buckhurst Plant Hire

Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

£ Salary Negotiable dependent upon experience & qualifications

Full time, permanent

About Buckhurst

Buckhurst Plant Hire was established in 1993 by the Walsh family. From our humble beginnings in a small yard with only a handful of machines as our offering the company has grown phenomenally in size since then. Buckhurst, with an annual turnover of £11milion is now operating from several depots across the UK and Scotland with over 2000 pieces of machinery and plant

Buckhurst now employs over 80 dedicated people across our depots and field-based roles, whilst working hard to retain that small business family feel from the early 90’s.

During this time Buckhurst has developed a strong reputation in the industry for supplying quality plant equipment at very competitive prices. We are distinguished by our outstanding levels of customer service and this has underpinned our growth as well as ensuring a loyal customer base who have relied upon on Buckhurst for their equipment time and time again.

The company has established itself by working to four brand values, these are Reliability, Trust, Outstanding Service, and Local to You.

Our Mission Statement is to be the customers’ first choice for rental equipment – delivering a top level of service wherever and whenever required through a working culture and environment that allows our staff to develop and make decisions. In doing so they will share in the growth and prosperity of our business.

What’s it like to work for us you ask?

We are a very down to earth and fun bunch at Buckhurst and every depot has its own personality and culture.

Everyone has an important role to play within this family-run business, whereby you’re not just a number and you’re expected to roll your sleeves up and “muck in” so to speak, so you may need a pair of wellies in our plant yards!

Role: HGV Driver

Outline of responsibilities: The principal role of the HGV Driver is to deliver our own and customers' plant equipment. This includes equipment such as Excavators from 1T to 50T, Site Dumpers, Telescopic Handlers, Rollers, Tractors, and Agricultural and Specialist Equipment (please see our website for further information.

Key Responsibilities:

· Deliver, collect and transport equipment throughout the UK.

· Adhere to our safety policies at all times.

· Maintain vehicles to a very high standard.

· Follow the procedures and guidelines to ensure compliance with our ISO9001 quality management system.

The professional experience we would like you to demonstrate:

- Must have previous experience in a similar role.
- Experience in moving plant & equipment.
- Experience and understanding of load restraining and safe loads.

Some of the skills you will have:

A full UK HGV Licence (C+E)
Excellent communication & organizational skills

What’s in it for you?

We offer competitive salaries in the industry and treat our staff fairly and as individual people - we really look after you. We don’t hold anyone back and there are many examples of employee promotions within the business and a lot of our employees have been with us for many years. We like to train and develop our staff to get the best from them and in return for your hard work and commitment, we provide a safe, fun, relaxed and flexible work environment for you to succeed.

Interested in hearing more and coming to join the family? If so, please submit your CV today.


Monday to Friday


Driving a Goods Vehicle: 1 year (preferred)
driving: 1 year (preferred)


Driver CPC (preferred)

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