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HGV Driver/HIAB Operator

Location: Kilkenny

Contract: 1 year with review ongoing

Overview of role:

The primary role of the HGV Driver/HIAB Operator is safe loading, transportation and delivery of Telecom equipment to site. To ensure that the Company takes all reasonable measures to provide a safe working environment for its employees, the public, contractors, and visitors.

Key Tasks and Accountabilities:

  • Operate an HGV articulated Hiab vehicle, loading, transporting, and other equipment to various locations.
  • Loading and unloading of vehicles in a safe manner and always maintaining security.
  • Operate Crane load / unload Plant (Diggers & Trac Machines etc) and equipment.
  • Ensuring all delivery and collection records are accurately maintained.
  • Assisting in planning next day deliveries.
  • Stop and report any situation that you deem to be a danger to yourself or others. Report immediately any hazardous conditions to those responsible and keep records of all such inspections and hazards.
  • Be an excellent ambassador to Gaeltec and do not bring the company into disrepute by poor behaviour or being a discourteous driver.
  • Comply with any Legal Requirements, including Drivers’ Hours, recording of work, and driving in the logbook, and Working Time regulations.
  • Check the vehicle is safe, legal, and roadworthy before it is driven.
  • Ensure the vehicle is not overloaded.
  • Carry out a walkaround check before the vehicle is used, record any findings, and submit a report, including a ‘Nil’ defect if defects are not found.
  • Develop skills and knowledge to ensure safe, legal, and efficient driving.
  • Ensuring that all appropriate PPE is available and used.
  • Be flexible to carry out manual yard duties as and when required.

 To be considered for the HGV Driver/HIAB Operator position you will Ideally have the following:

 Driver Tacho Card and up-to-date CPC required

  • One-year previous driving experience with Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) preferred
  • Valid Class C, E & W Driver’s License required
  • HIAB Certification
  • Crane operation experience a distinct advantage
  • Operate Crane, Ability to load / unload Plant (Diggers & Trac Machines etc) and equipment
  • Experience or strapping and securing loads
  • Pole Grab experience (Essential)
  • Min 1yrs HIAB exp
  • Manual Handling Certificate (Preferred)
  • Safe Pass (Preferred)
  • CSCS (Preferred)
  • Some exposure to working in a Utilities Company (Desirable)
  • Can-do attitude, self-motivated
  • Ability to communicate professionally, verbally, and in writing, in English
  • Good work ethic and a positive, professional attitude

If you would like the chance to work in this exciting role for an innovative company, please apply directly with CV to: HR@gaeltecutilities.com