HGV Drivers (Class 1 & 2) - Various Locations

Vacancies - HGV Drivers

We are currently seeking to appoint a number of HGV drivers with waste and aggregates experience that have the ability to drive vehicles including bulker, skip, tipper and grab lorries based out of sites in Southampton, Andover, Eversley, Reading and Didcot.

We'd be interested in hearing from experienced candidates across our full area, although this is the list of current live vacancies.

  • Class 1 Bulker Driver (Andover or Eversley)
  • Class 2 Skip or RoRo Driver (Reading, Andover, Eversley)
  • Class 2 Trade Waste / Dust Cart Driver (Eversley or Andover) 
  • Class 2 Tipper Drivers (Eversley)

The successful candidate will be required to undertake daily driving duties whilst complying with all legal obligations and Company procedures/instructions as detailed within Driver Inductions, Safe Systems of Work, Risk Assessments and adhere to all associated Health & Safety requirements.

If you'd like an informal chat about HGV driver vacancies within the Collard Group, please email John Killoran at JohnK@rcollard.com or phone 01252 844688.

Key Responsibilities

  • To always be in a position to legally undertake their driving duties
  • To ensure legal requirements for drivers hours and working time regulations are complied with
  • To ensure their vehicle is roadworthy before and during use.
  • To maintain communication with the traffic office regarding progress of daily work.
  • To complete all relevant paperwork and ticket information correctly.
  • To report any incidents and accidents immediately to the Transport Team.
  • To always ensure that work is carried out in a responsible and safe manner with no detriment to the company or its customers.

The Successful Candidates will:

  • Have a class 1 or class 2 CPC card and digicard
  • Have a minimum of 1 years’ previous experience in driving similar vehicles
  • Experience of the waste management or construction industry desirable
  • Attention to detail
  • Be a team player with good communication and customer service skills

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary of £14.25 per hour (Class 2) and £15.25 per hour (Class 1 Bulker)
  • 45 hour per week contract with overtime potential
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Life assurance (2 x Salary)
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • 1 week training and induction programme
  • Free full company branded personal protection equipment (PPE)
  • Free parking
  • Supportive team operating as part a family run business with free company social events

Company Description

The Collard Group is one of the largest privately-owned waste management companies in the South of England and a leading demolition specialist nationwide.

Our 400-strong team operate from nine recycling facilities across five counties and contracts across the UK. With over 150 lorries our recycling operations cover Hampshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Surrey and we have the capacity to process over 1m tonnes of waste and recycled aggregates every year.

We have grown year-on-year into a multi-disciplined provider of demolition, remediation, earthworks, waste management, recycling, virgin and recycled aggregates and ready-mix concrete.

We continually invest for the future and typically spend over £5m each year on infrastructure, plant and equipment. We’re committed to providing great products, services and solutions for our customers. 

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