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Class 1 Hiab Driver

Job Category: Driving Event Hire Plant & Tool Hire
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Grantham
Salary: £38000 - £45000

Title:                           Class 1 Hiab Driver 

Location:                   Grantham

Salary:                        £38,000 – £45,000 

Job type:                    Full-time, Permanent – Immediate start

Hours:                        7.30am – 5pm    Mon to Friday

Contact name:           Mike Young 

Contact email:  

Contact phone:          07821 699746


Chantler Recruitment are excited to have partnered with a leading supplier of welfare and event hire equipment. We are proud to be working with such a successful, award winning and rapidly growing company. We are looking for a class 1 hiab driver who will be responsible for the loading, delivery and collection of welfare units to and from customer site in a timely and professional manner, demonstration(if required) and completing any relevant checks and administration involved for the hire. This is an excellent opportunity with a positive, high energy and enthusiastic company with lots of career progression opportunities.

Responsibilities and duties

  • Operate vehicle in a safe manner in compliance with all UK regulations and company policy.
  • Provide service to customers on assigned routes for loading, delivery and collection of units.
  • Provide minor repair to units on route at a facility.
  • Ensure all loads are safe prior to commencing route.
  • Complete Vehicle checks to ensure the vehicle is road worthy.
  • Deliver and remove units to/from customers.
  • Maintain and update route sheets. 
  • Professional interaction with internal and external customers. 
  • Repairs, cleans and prepared units for delivery, as needed.
  • Maintain and clean vehicle
  • Performs other duties as required such as occasional service driver cover. 


  • Knowledge of driving legislation, particularly tachograph requirements.
  • General knowledge of mechanics of trucks. 
  • Awareness of health and safety 
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends and holidays. 
  • Excellent people skills. 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Tachograph/drivers card essential 
  • Legally eligible to work in the UK
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence with valid Class 1 plus E qualification with Hiab.
  • Must not have any licence suspensions within the last 2 years. 

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