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Trainee HGV Driver/Fitter

Job Reference
GM013463
Contract
Permanent Full Time
Posted
14/06/2022
Business
Hirebase
Branch
Redditch
Closing Date
27/07/2022

We are looking for a Trainee HGV Driver / Fitter in Redditch!

We are Hirebase

As members of The Hire Association Europe we work hard to keep the highest standards in all our 130 branches around the country. Our teams of highly competent, experienced and friendly staff pride themselves on providing up to date knowledge and supplying our customers with the right equipment.  

The role of Trainee HGV Driver / Fitter

It’s really important that our customers get the equipment they’ve hired when they want it, where they want it every time, so your role includes supporting with complete safe delivery, collection and distribution of hire equipment using company vehicles. We will pay for the right candidate to obtain their HGV licence, along with training to support the service and maintenance of our fleet. This is a great opportunity to get your career off to a great start!

Following successful training, you will need to be able to support the team with the below tasks. 

  • Carry out appropriate equipment and vehicle checks on a routine basis
  • Ensure hire fleet is maintained and repaired to the company and legal standards
  • Ensure all hire fleet maintenance records are kept up to date
  • Keep Hirebase workshop safe clean and tidy to company standards
  • Have responsibility of the hire fleet within your branch
  • Safeguard against theft of company goods
  • Complete distribution of hire equipment using company vehicles
  • Follow and maintain company transport policies
  • Serve customers efficiently, safely and to the company policies and procedures
  • Complete stock takes as required
  • Complete other branch duties as requested by members of the branch management team

What you need

  • Previous experience in the Hire industry would be beneficial for this role. 
  • hold a licence which allows you to tow
  • be a team player
  • have a really positive attitude
  • have a genuine interest in the industry

In return, we offer great benefits like:

  • company bonus scheme
  • competitive salary
  • a fantastic discounted shopping website
  • a generous staff discount scheme
  • job specific training like CPC and HIAB

We are happy to discuss the possibility of working flexibly. Please talk to us during the interview process about what works for you. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

Our Values

We have a set of values which we strongly believe in. If they speak to you then we have something in common!

We have the know-how We get stuck in We stand together We get it done

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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