Imperial Recruitment

HGV Class 1 Driver

Job Title: Class 1 HGV Driver

Salary: £13.92 First 8 Hours, £17.40 after 8 Hours, Sat £17.40 per hour, Sun £20.88 per hour

Purpose of Role

Our client based in Darlington is looking to recruit an experienced Class 1 Driver to drive recycling vehicles from business to
business collecting refuse and returning to site in order to unload into the recycling plant.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collect, deliver and exchange bins, travelling between clients and operational sites
  • Following driving routes provided by our Transport Department
  • Conduct daily vehicle checks and report any defects to the Transport Manager immediately
  • To complete all paperwork accurately in a timely manner
  • Parking of all vehicles at the end of everyday
  • Making sure the cab of your lorry is always clean and tidy
  • Keep in regular contact with the transport manager, yard managers and weighbridge operators at each site


  • Class 1 Driving Licence (Minimum 2 years)
  • Must hold a Drivers CPC Licence
  • Tipper experience would be advantageous
  • You must have good problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication, both orally and in writing, is essential
  • You will also have an excellent phone manner
  • You must always look presentable as the role is customer facing
  • Fluent English is required

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