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Driver's Mate

  • Location: Abingdon
  • Salary: £8.60 - £10.60 per hour
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 02/05/2018

We are actively recruiting for multiple Driver Mate's to join a leading company based in Abingdon, delivering and fitting temporary roadways across the country on an ongoing, full-time basis. Immediate starts are available.
As a Driver Mate you will be responsible for travelling with a driver assisting with the delivery, installation and recovery of equipment throughout the UK. For this reason, nights out will be required on a regular basis. 
You will also be required to shunt all categories of vehicles around the yard, for this reason all applicants must have a driving licence. 

Working Hours:
Monday to Friday, 06:00am start.
Saturday work may be required.
£8.60 per hour for the first eight hours per day.
Hourly rate increases for all hours worked over 8 per day.
Overnight allowances for each night out.

Key Responsibilities:
Assist the driver in the delivery, installation and recovery of equipment throughout the UK.
Cleaning the equipment using mechanised plant wash.
Ensuring cleanliness and maintenance of the vehicle with the driver.
Regular nights out will be required where you will be sharing a double sleeper cab with the driver.
Carrying out repairs to damaged equipment.

As the ideal Driver's Mate you will:
Have a high level of personal hygiene and cleanliness
Be reliable and trustworthy
Be able to work under instruction as well as independently, using your own initiative.
Be able to understand and adhere to strict health and safety practices.
Willing to adapt and learn new skills.
Be flexible towards working hours as nights out will be required and likely to be on a regular basis.
You must have good communication skills.

This role as a Driver's Mate is initially on an ongoing, full-time hours basis. However, for the right candidate with the right attitude and skill sets there could be opportunity's in the future to become a permanent full-time employee of the client.
There are multiple Driver's Mate vacancy's to start ASAP for this client.
If you are interested in this role as a Driver's Mate please submit your up to date CV, ensuring all contact information is included.

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