LGV Category C&E Night Shunt Driver – Derby

Job purpose

To shunt trailers locally from home depot to customer site in Derbyshire.

Staff Management Responsibility

Transport Supervisor (Derby)

Transport Manager (Derby) – Line Manager

Special Conditions

£1,500 annual shift allowance

48 hours per week Contract

4 on 4 off fixed shift

Monday – Sunday Days 18:00 -06:00

Access to own vehicle required owing to workplace location

Main duties and responsibilities

1 Assist in the loading of vehicles and securing loads prior to transportation.

2 Completion of daily defect reporting of vehicles.

3 Assist the team de-kitting trailers and vehicles.

4 On site trailer checks covering 2 local sites.

5 Communicating with Transport office staff.

6 Vehicle checks to ensure roadworthiness and compliance with VOSA regulations.

7 Compliance with Health and Safety (SSOW) and other related legislation.

8 Ensuring vehicles are loaded in a safe manner and goods are secured appropriately.

9 To participate in the business’s annual appraisal policy.

You will from time to time be required to undertake other duties of a similar nature as reasonably required by your line manager. You are required to follow all ATL policies and procedures at all times and take account of ATL guidance.

Criteria: Qualifications and Training


  • Class C & E Licence
  • In date CPC
  • Digital Tachograph holder
Criteria: Knowledge and Experience


  • 2 years’ commercial use experience of Class 1 Licence
  • Less than 6 penalty points on Class 1 Licence
  • Experience of working in a team
Criteria: Skills and Aptitudes


  • Reliability and Punctuality
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to carry out tasks following spoken or written instructions
  • Ability to demonstrate commitment to high quality service provision
  • Willingness to be flexible in approach and attitude
  • Be physically capable of working within a transport environment
  • Team work orientated with the ability to utilise own initiative when required
  • Highly organised
  • Ability to complete paperwork in an orderly fashion
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Good geographical knowledge
Effective Behaviours Framework

ATL has identified a set of effective behaviours which we value and have found to be consistent with high performance across the organisation. Part of the selection process for this post will be to assess whether candidates have demonstrably exhibited these behaviours previously.

Managing self and personal skills:

Willing and able to assess and apply own skills, abilities and experience. Being aware of own behaviour and how it impacts on others.

Delivering excellent service:

Providing the best quality service to all staff and external customers e.g. clients, suppliers. Building genuine and open long-term relationships in order to drive up service standards.

Finding innovative solutions:

Taking a holistic view and working enthusiastically and with creativity to analyse problems and develop innovative and workable solutions. Identifying opportunities for innovation.

Embracing change:

Adjusting to unfamiliar situations, demands and changing roles. Seeing change as an opportunity and being receptive to new ideas.

Using resources:

Making effective use of available resources including people, information, networks and budgets. Being aware of the financial and commercial aspects of the business.

Engaging with the big picture:

Seeing the work that you do in the context of the bigger picture e.g. in the context of what the business and other departments are striving to achieve and taking a long-term view. Communicating vision clearly and enthusiastically to inspire and motivate others.

Developing self and others:

Showing commitment to own development and supporting and encouraging others to develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours to enable them to reach their full potential for the wider benefit of the business.

Working with people:

Working co-operatively with others in order to achieve objectives. Demonstrating a commitment to diversity and applying a wider range of interpersonal skills.

Achieving results:

Planning and organising workloads to ensure that deadlines are met within resource constraints. Consistently meeting objectives and success criteria.

If you have not received a response within 14 days unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

Job Type:

Full time


£26,000/ year


Commercial use of class 1 licence: 2 years (Required)


C&E In Date CPC (Required)

Job Location:

Derby, Derbyshire


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