HGV Driver - Hinkley (12 Month Fixed Term)
Balfour Beatty
Bristol, South West
6d ago

About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a HGV DRIVER - HINKLEY (12 MONTH FIXED TERM) to join our Power Transmission & Distribution business based Bristol.

Role Purpose :

  • To ensure optimum running of the Lorry from nominated Bases in support of the UK Balfour Beatty T&D business and to be responsible for the issue and receipt and transportation of Materials, Specialist Plant & Components, Tools, Equipment, Consumables & PPE.
  • What you'll be doing

    On a day to day basis you will be responsible for the following :

  • Plans their delivery schedule with Line managers - adapting en route if there is congestion or an accident
  • Ensuring that daily checks on the road worthiness of allocated vehicles are carried out and documented together with the reporting of any defects identified;
  • Ensuring that any load on their allocated vehicle is correctly and safely secured;
  • Ensuring that the vehicle is operating within its legal weight limits at all times;
  • Ensure that the prevailing drivers hours regulations (Authorised by a Company Nominated Transport Manager) are adhered to at all times.
  • i.e. driving time, duty time, breaks, daily, weekly and fortnightly rests;
  • Ensure all driving and work activity is correctly and accurately recorded on the Tachograph or log book depending on which regulations apply;
  • May take part in loading and unloading including use of lorry mounted cranes;
  • Drives courteously at all times and adheres to driving regulations that apply to their particular vehicle size and load, including speed and load limits.
  • Who we're looking for

    You will have the following qualities and experience :

  • Knowledge of the Power industry is essential
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Current DCPC
  • Valid Medical examinations
  • Valid Hi-Ab ticket ( Would be an Advantage)
  • Valid plant tickets ( Would be an Advantage)
  • Valid Telehandler Ticket ( Would be an Advantage)
  • Emergency First Aid At Work
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Why work for us

    Day in, day out, our skilled and dedicated teams deliver a range of proactive and reactive services which support a reliable and safe supply of power flowing to millions of homes and businesses around the world.

    Our contracts range from GBP50,000 schemes to GBP100 million plus major projects.

    Our people are our biggest asset and we focus on recruiting, training and developing the people who can apply innovation to deliver the infrastructure of the future.

    We nurture these talents, offer a great benefits package and continually invest in developing the skills of our people at every level.

    About us

    Balfour Beattys Power Transmission & Distribution teams work with regional, national and international electricity network owners and operators to provide technical engineering solutions.

    With experience and expertise across the full spectrum of the electricity grid our teams have capability across overhead lines, cable tunnels, distribution networks and substations.

    From scoping and feasibility, to design, construction and on-going maintenance, our in-house experts, flexible resources and industry-leading innovations support clients in the development of some of the worlds most ambitious power transmission and distribution projects.

    We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

    Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering). Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

    We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

    Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

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