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LGV Driver / Drainage Engineer

Job Location: Abingdon, with remote working within the UK when required

Job Status: Permanent (Full-time)

Job Career Level: Experienced (Non-managerial)

Job Salary: £25,896.00+ per year

Job Reference code: ABI/LGV/1

Hours: As Terms and Conditions, call out and standby rotas apply, overtime and some unsocial hours in accordance with statutory provisions

Reporting to: Depot Manager

Supervising: Field Operator, if leading a two man field team

Profile

  • Drive and operate specialist jetting plant and vacuum tankers to clean clients’ apparatus, and transport and dispose of liquid waste, working on private and public land in strict accordance with statutory health, safety, and environmental procedures.
  • Undertake basic H&S vehicle checks at the start and finish of each shift.
  • Report all defects, accidents and near misses immediately to line manager.
  • Ensure all jobs are correctly documented with work tickets submitted at the end of each shift.
  • Maintain the driver’s log book in compliance with MoT rules and procedures.
  • Ensure the condition of all issued personal protective clothing and equipment remains fit for purpose, clean and free from defects.
  • Keep the vehicle and equipment washed down on a weekly basis, free from rubbish in hose and tool boxes and the cab.
  • Undertake ad-hoc duties as and when your vehicle is off the road or you are required to assist other field teams in exceptional circumstances.
  • Attend meetings, medical and training courses as and when required.

Competence Requirement

  • LGV licence holder.

Experience

  • Previous work involving liquid waste products in the water utility / environmental services sector is desirable. Knowledge of safe working in streetworks preferred.

Skills/Attributes

  • Reliable, practical and responsible.
  • Able to deal with the public in a polite and friendly manner.
  • Able to work with a minimum of supervision and to receive instructions remotely.
  • Good communicator, able to provide clear oral information to colleagues and management when required and to complete work tickets, log books etc.
  • Work consistently to high standards of health and safety.
  • A zero tolerance alcohol and drug abuse policy applies.

A competitive salary is offered (paid monthly on last working day of the month) based on 50 hours a week, any 5 from 7 days. 20 days holiday a year, plus 8 bank holidays. Life insurance and pension will be offered after qualifying period of three months.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email including your CV and covering letter to hr@mtscleansing.co.uk. Alternatively, you can download, complete and return our application pack below to: MTS Cleansing Services Ltd, Stanley House, Anthonys Way, Medway City Estate, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4NF.

No agencies or advertising companies please.

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Why choose MTS?

  • 24/7 Reliability 01634 250326

    There is always someone to take your call - Our field service teams operate round the clock every day of the year.
  • Rapid response

    With hub depots throughout the region, we operate a highly flexible scheduling system. We instruct our nearest available tracked field service for the quickest response.
  • Competent first time fix

    Our fully qualified and experienced teams use high performance equipment to fix problems first time with no need for back up resources or second visits. We ensure the optimum solution for your needs.
  • Extensive range of waste solutions

    Our waste management services are available for both individual jobs and more complex packaged solutions. We offer a one-stop shop whatever your requirements and we are continuing to expand our range of services through innovation and investment.
  • Experienced and qualified team

    All management and staff receive full training and are qualified to demanding industry standards in their specialised disciplines. MTS invests in its people and, with low staff turnover, retains a considerable depth of experience to ensure Customers receive the best service. Email our team today at salesteam@mtscleansing.co.uk
  • Full QUENSH management systems

    MTS operates an integrated management system comprising the individual accreditations for ISO 9001 (Quality), 14001 (Environment) and 18001 (Health and Safety). Certified and regularly audited for compliance by BSI Customers are assured of rigorous processes and procedures supporting front line service delivery
  • Trusted service provider

    MTS is entrusted by major water companies across Southern and South East England to work safely to the highest performance standards under stringent environmental and financial control. Rail, airport and highway agencies similarly demand safe and secure services from MTS for the maintenance of critical infrastructure with minimum risk to the travelling public

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