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Class 2 ADR Driver (111714)

Posted: 12 Feb 2020 Closes: 12 Apr 2020
Veolia, D4 Red Scar Ind Est, Longridge Road, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 5NQ £11.46ph **** plus Veolia benefits *listed below
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Class 2 ADR Driver-111714


Job Title - Class 2 ADR Driver

Salary - £11.46ph **** plus Veolia benefits *listed below

Location - Veolia, D4 Red Scar Ind Est, Longridge Road, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 5NQ

Hours - Full time, Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week. Nights out will be required (average  2 to 3 times per week). 

What you’ll do

We are looking for a Class 2 ADR Driver to join our team at our Preston site. You will be responsible for driving and operating a rigid 26T cantilever tail lift vehicle collecting Hazardous Waste from various clients. Other duties include:

  • Undertaking the necessary daily checks as per the Drivers/Operator handbook

  • Ensuring that each day all completed work is detailed on your daily worksheet and that they are handed in daily/weekly along with the daily vehicle check sheets, fuel receipts and Weighbridge tickets

  • Complying with all traffic laws and legislation with relation to your duties including the security and weight of loads

  • Ensuring that the carriageway is left in a clean condition and any spillages are cleaned up before leaving the area.

  • This job does entail elements of manual handling by use of pump truck and drum trolly, full training will be given.


The experience you will need


  • Cat C (Class 2) licence and experience

  • Driver CPC 

  • ADR licence 

  • Excellent understanding of health and safety


  • Curtain side/tail lift experience 

Benefits you will receive within this role are

  • Peoples Pension 

  • Access to shopping/travel discounts with My Choices

  • Cycle to work scheme *national minimum wage dependent

  • Access to health benefits such as: Back in action & Simply Health cash plan

  • Employee Assistance Program - offers a variety of confidential services to help identify and address problems that impact the workplace  

Where you’ll work 

The position is based out of our Preston Hazardous waste transfer station, where you will work closely with the site staff and operatives in making sure correct packaging is loaded for the next day’s deliveries and collections. Waste material is delivered onto the site, which is then segregated and repackaged for onward transport. 

Who is Veolia?

We are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions. We offer services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, our work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission is to 'Resource the World'. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of our business.

It takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together our employees make our communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources.


Veolia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


 Operation/Maintenance / Construction / Transport Staff

Primary Location

 United Kingdom-England-Lancashire

Job Posting

 Feb 10, 2020, 1:18:22 PM

Job Type

 Standard -  


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