HGV Class 2 Driver – Trade Waste- Gloucester

Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd is a family run business owned and run by the Smith family since 1982. Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd has grown from a single owner-operated plant hire company to a multifaceted group with family values still firmly at the heart of each project undertaken. At Smiths we pride ourselves on our ethics of reliability and hard work which enables us to deliver a wide range of services that we can all be proud of. We specialise in Construction, Waste Management, Plant Hire, Demolition and Transport operations.

Smith’s (Gloucester) Limited is one of the largest construction and waste management companies in the South West. Its Trade Waste Division collects waste from over 2,400 customer sites and the Skip Hire Division handles more than 2,000 skip collections each week. Smiths have built a great reputation, in the local area.

What we are looking for:

Due to continued company expansion we are looking for a full-time, experienced HGV Class 2 Driver to drive either, Skip Hire or Hook Bin vehicles who will be based out of our Gloucester depot.

Servicing both commercial and domestic properties in and around the Gloucestershire area means that local area knowledge is essential. All tasks must be completed whilst adhering to Road Transport legislation and fulfilling the Company’s obligations.

Tasks and duties will include:

  • Delivering, removing and exchanging skips and or hook bins
  • Driving HGV refuse vehicle (RCV) if required and carrying out collections of wheelie bins at commercial properties
  • Carrying out routine vehicle checks
  • Making sure that the load is correctly placed and is secure
  • Maintaining a log book with details of trips, including rest breaks

To successfully secure this opportunity, you must:

  • Have at least one year HGV Class 2 experience
  • Hold a valid DCPC and Category C licence
  • Be reliable, punctual and self-motivated
  • Have a great attitude and strong work ethic
  • Be capable and confident in your ability.

You will also be eligible for a compliance bonus.


  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Free on-site Parking
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Staff discount on skip hire
  • Complimentary PPE
  • Family-run business
  • Progression opportunities
  • Commitment from employers to continued learning and development
  • Access to mental health support

Closing Date:

June 30, 2022


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