*Job Purpose Summary*
Driving and operating specialist vacuum tanker vehicles, Knottingley, West Yorkshire
Principal daily activity will include servicing the needs (planned and reactive) of Acumen, ensuring all work is undertaken to a high standard and in a safe and compliant way; ensuring customer satisfaction.
Implement and abide by the EU Driver Hour rules (Regulation (EC) 561/2006) and Working Time Directive at all times.
Undertake and complete vehicle inspections in line with Company procedures; reporting any defects or damage to the Transport Manager in a timely manner.
Supervising the loading and unloading of hazardous and non-hazardous waste from customer sites and disposal sites while adhering to health and safety rules and on site rules.
Administration of daily paperwork; time sheets, consignment/ waste transfer notes, weighbridge tickets ext.
To observe and comply with all safety notices and signs to ensure that all work is carried out in a safe and proper manner.
Incident reporting in line with compliance requirements; i.e. spillages, accidents, near miss reporting.
Maintaining a professional working relationship with customers, members of the public and colleagues.
Be physically able to move large pipes on and off vehicles and in to various positions.
Have a valid driver CPC card as proof of completing 35 hours of driver CPC training.
Hold a valid driving licence that has a C+E entitlement.
Have a valid and working digital tachograph driver card.
Adhere to Company policies.
Follow Company procedures at all times.
Work in a professional manner that will bring credit to Acumen. This can be done by-
Ø Being punctual, tidy in appearance, being well mannered, polite, and courteous to customers and other Acumen employees at all times.
Ø Maintain a clean environment in the inside and outside of the truck
Ø Wear company issued uniform shirt
Ø Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed. i.e. Topping up oil on pumps, emptying catch tanks ect.
Ø Have excellent problem solving skills.
Ø Have excellent communication skills
Ø Have good attention to detail.
Ø Employ a flexible attitude (some weekend and night work will be required)
Ø Be hard-working
Ø Be able to use initiative
Ø Be able to pick things up quickly
Ø Be able to manage a diverse workload
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