Class 1 Fuel Tanker Driver


Job Details


UK Southampton EnergyLink

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£37,652.28 per annum

Closing Date

22/01/2021 09:00

Role Profile

Wincanton are recruiting Class 1 ADR Fuel Tanker Lorry Drivers to work on behalf of our EnergyLink contract based out of Southampton.

  • £37,652.28 per annum
  • Working on a 3 day / 4 day / 5-night rotational shift pattern
  • Working an average of 48 hours per week

Shift Pattern

Week 1 – 3 days (Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday) with 0400 – 0600 start times

Week 2 – 4 days (Sunday, Monday, Thursday & Friday) with 0400 – 0600 start times

Week 3 – 5 nights (Monday to Friday) with 1600 – 1800 start times

Duties will include loading the tanker with fuel as well as delivering to and unloading at agricultural farms and commercial premises.  Average 2 to 3 drops per day.

Please Note – due to the upcoming Christmas period, interviews will be taking place from January 2021.

Benefits include:

  • Permanent 50 hour a week contract
  • Potential £1,000 annual bonus based on no accidents and no unauthorised absence
  • Essential DCPC training
  • Paid holiday entitlement
  • Company pension scheme
  • Child care vouchers
  • RAC discount
  • High street, Online Stores and Restaurant Discounts
  • £500 for recommending a lorry driver friend and your friend also gets £250!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Location Operations Manager
  • Working on a 3 day / 4 day / 5-night rotational shift pattern
  • Completion of appropriate paperwork to ensure that delivery facilities are completed effectively, in a timely manner and with 100% accuracy
  • To carry out deliveries to both the customer and contractual service level requirements
  • To ensure contractual KPI’s over delivery of product are undertaken in both a legally compliant and health and safety manner
  • Working a guaranteed average basic of 48 hours per week
  • The volumes of work may fluctuate with “operational” peaks
  • The role itself will be rewarding in a challenging environment

Experience and Qualifications

  • Must hold a valid HGV Class 1 (C+E) licence
  • Must hold a valid Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC Card)
  • Must hold a Digital Tachograph card
  • Must not have more than 6 points on your licence
  • Must have Class 3 ADR in Tanks – Flammable liquids
  • Must have a valid Petroleum Driver Passport (PDP)
  • Commercial delivery experience desirable
  • You will need to be enthusiastic and motivated to ensure that loads are effectively delivered with 100% accuracy
  • Working knowledge of driver’s hours and transport procedures
  • Be flexible and have an eye for attention to detail in paperwork
  • Be an effective communicator within the transport team
  • Be a team player and work with the operational staff and liaise with customers

We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary. Benefits include full uniform, safety equipment, access to a company pension scheme with employer contributions and other optional schemes you may wish to join.

If you feel that you have what it takes to support us in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you.

About Us

Wincanton is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company, we work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we provide significant opportunities for career progress, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

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