HIAB Driver/Operator

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HIAB Driver/Operator
Contract / Temporary

S Tyneside Responsive HIAB Driver

Posted: 30th January 2024 09:19
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  • Pay Rate:

    £12.70 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2 months


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What's involved with this role:

Temporary HIAB Driver/Operator

Reference no: S Tyneside Responsive HIAB Driver

Pay Rate: £12.70 per hour PAYE

35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 2 months 


HIAB Driver/operator required to work within a busy repairs team. Work will include general labouring of cleaning/removing waste material from sites, delivery of materials and working closely with the team to achieve targets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaise with Transport Manager to understand their service requirements and how Transport can better support.
  • To plan the route to make sure deliveries are made on time.
  • Unloading goods at the agreed address.
  • Collecting signatures on delivery where required.
  • To comply with all health and safety requirements on sites, on road and at customers premises.
  • Ensuring Truck and Hiab has all Statutory certificates for the lifting equipment and the accessories always carried.
  • Conducting truck and HIAB safety and maintenance checks each day. Checking ground conditions ensuring safe working area.
  • Taking action and providing solutions to prevent future problems arising.
  • Continual review and improvement to achieve best practice re operational support.
  • Working collaboratively with the Stores, Transport and Site teams to get the vehicles loaded accurately, safely and on time.

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly.

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:


  • Updated CPC training
  • Full uk clean license
  • Have an HGV2 class licence
  • CSCS Card
  • Asbestos Awarness
  • Manual Handling


  • Experience in risk assessments and lifting plans (desirable)

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including an ability to provide written reports with service users and professionals.
  • Ability to work independently and ability to prioritise and organise your own workload.


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Job Ref: S Tyneside Responsive HIAB Driver
HIAB Driver/Operator
Client Category: Local Authority

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Job Ref: S Tyneside Responsive HIAB Driver
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Client Category: Local Authority

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