7.5 Ton Driver

3 August 2022
Finchley, United Kingdom
Job Type


A leading builders merchant seeks an experienced Class 1 7.5 ton Driver to join their team, based out of their Finchley depot on a full-time, permanent basis.

The Role:

  • To comply with all drivers hours and Road Transport Directive legislation
  • To load and unload vehicle and maintain safety and security of load at all times
  • To carry out all necessary checks to ensure vehicle is safe and legal and to follow appropriate procedures if it is not
  • To act as company ambassador when dealing with customers
  • To complete all paperwork promptly and accurately as required (include any electronic devices that might be used, scanners, hand held POD etc)
  • To plan and adapt routes as necessary and feedback to traffic office on any issues around load planning and routing
  • To operate all vehicle systems
  • To comply with all Health & Safety requirements in depot, on road and at customers premises and to take responsibility for ensuring own fitness to drive at all times.

The successful Driver will demonstrate:

  • You must hold a full licence
  • Have full and valid CPC qualifications
  • You will need to be physically fit and possess a good level of literacy
  • Good planning skills and the ability to show initiative and a strong positive attitude
  • Knowledge of driving legislation particularly tachograph requirements
  • You will be prepared to work flexible hours to meet customer needs
  • Communication skills and the ability to form good relationships with customers
  • Responding effectively to achieve branch targets and performance goals
  • Self-motivated with the drive to achieve required standards and goals


  • Up to £28,000 salary
  • Hours of work: 6.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday; alternate Saturdays 7.00am to 1.00pm
  • 23 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Mobile phone (for business use only)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to full training and development programmes
  • Childcare vouchers

7.5 ton Class 1 Driver
Finchley, North London
Up to £28,000 + phone + benefits

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