• Next day delivery
  • Installation service available
  • Buy back on all products
  • Rated Excellent

Delivery Driver

Rustington, West Sussex

Accountable to: Logistics Coordinator

Salary: Negotiable

Location: Rustington

 

Job Purpose

To work on a variety of sites delivering and on occasion installing the company’s products, ensuring compliance with Construction Industry Codes of Practice, Company Procedures, relevant Safety Standards and client requirements.

 

Health, Safety & Environment

Be familiar with and demonstrate a commitment to the requirements of the Health & Safety & Environmental Policies.

 

Principle Duties & Accountabilities

The specific accountabilities of this flexible role may alter from time to time to meet the needs of the company, but accountabilities will include (or be equivalent in nature to) those listed below:

  • To drive to various sites to deliver/unload and pick up/load equipment as per client specification
  • To drive safely following all laws and rules of driving
  • To communicate with management by phone if there are issues or changes to estimated time of arrival
  • Inform management to any obstructions to making safe, efficient deliveries on time
  • Obtain delivery confirmations from each customer
  • On occasion, to carry out a range of tasks on various sites such as erecting and dismantling temporary metal fencing panels and plastic barriers
  • To comply with specific Risk Assessments and method statements for construction activities
  • To liaise with customers at site level effectively and promote customer satisfaction
  • Attend weekly/monthly team briefings as required
  • Ensure all work is carried out safely and that actions taken do not endanger yourself or others
  • Co-operate with management and ensure all works are carried out to a high-quality
  • Wear all PPE as required by company procedure
  • To keep company vehicle clean and ensure it is well maintained
  • Inspect and report daily any defects to vehicles, tools and equipment directly to the Operations Manager
  • Report any hazards, near misses, accidents, incidents as soon as possible to the Operations Manager
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping
  • To carry out any other duties appropriate for this post

Role Demands

The role requires the post holder to be physically fit and able to lift and carry equipment following Health & Safety procedure, driving long distances and sitting for long periods of time. Antisocial hours and on occasions being away from home for a few days will be required.

 

Level of knowledge and experience

Familiar with working on construction site and advantage. Ideally have First Aid and CSCS but not essential. Knowledge of traffic laws. Driving licence essential.

 

Skills

  • Ability to gain trust and respect of team members and customers to develop relationships
  • Working independently to plan and organize daily tasks
  • Good communication skills
  • Physically dextrous to handle loading and unloading tasks
  • Thinking Skills – Finding and evaluating information to make decisions and solve problems
  • Excellent driving skills with an ability to read maps and handling GPS
  • Good time management skills

 

Competencies

  • Aware of personal strength and development needs
  • Competent at making driving schedules and conforming to them
  • A willingness to listen, take instruction and work as part of a team is essential
  • To have a good practical ability
  • Good eyesight and colour-normal vision
  • Good time keeping and reliability
  • A sense of responsibility aimed at safety of vehicle and goods

 

Why join SafeSite?

  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Additional one day of holiday per year of service up to 5 years
  • Pension scheme
  • On-site gym free to use for all members of staff
  • Corporate gym membership to a local martial arts gym
  • Discounts at many major retailers
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff social events such as our Annual Christmas Party and Summer BBQ

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Contact us

SafeSite Facilities Ltd
Unit 1, Martello Enterprise Centre,
Courtwick Lane
Littlehampton
West Sussex
BN17 7PA

Call: 0800 012 5352

Registered Company: 6885921