LGV Commercial Driver Apprentice - Veolia - Birmingham

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  • Ref no.: 99907
  • Salary: https://veolia.taleo.net/careersection/extexp/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=99907
  • Location : Birmingham, B9 4BN
  • Apprenticeship: LGV Driving Apprenticeship Level 2
  • Length of apprenticeship: 13 months

Job Purpose

LGV Driving Apprentice role within  the Birmingham Commercial depot. This role will support  our existing Commercial Drivers whilst completing an Apprenticeship programme and obtaining necessary licences to become a Commercial Driver.

Key Responsibilities for the role

  • Compliance with all Health and Safety policies and procedures

  • To undertake the necessary daily checks as per the Drivers/Operator handbook

  • To ensure that each day all completed work is detailed on your daily worksheet and that they are handed in daily/weekly along with the daily vehicle check sheets, fuel receipts and Weighbridge tickets

  • To act as ambassadors on behalf of the Company, ensuring that the client is treated courteously and respectfully and that their requirements are complied with where safe to do so

  • To comply with all traffic laws and legislation with relation to your duties including the security and weight of loads

  • To wear the correct safety equipment at all times

  • To ensure that the carriageway is left in a clean condition and any spillages are cleaned up before leaving the area.

  • To maintain regular contact with your line manager throughout the day to advise of progress and any work that may not be able to be done.

  • To confirm to all applicable site rules when off loading at disposal sites.

  • To carry out any other duties that may be required as directed by your line manager.

  • You will be responsible for the collection of commercial waste from local companies and organisations within the local area.

  • Compliance with all Veolia policies and procedures

Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Must hold a full Category B Driving Licence

  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills

  • Communication skills

  • Adaptability

  • Able to work well within a team and independently

Will be required to complete a medical D4 form to gain Category C provisional entitlement to your driving license in order to obtain the role. This will be conducted during the recruitment process.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of  / interest in Waste Operations

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