HGV Class 1 Shunter Driver (CAT C+E)

The Recruitment Crowd are currently recruiting on behalf of our well known and industry-leading client based in the Southampton area. We are looking for an experienced HGV Class 1 Shunter Driver (CAT C+E) to join the team.

Hours: Sunday to Thursday, 13:00pm starts.

Pay Rate: Days – £13.03, rising to £13.68 after 12 weeks / Nights – £14.92, rising to £15.45 after 12 weeks.

Location: Southampton, SO16.

Job Type: Ongoing with an opportunity for permanent for the right candidate.

The role:

  • Operate Class 1 vehicles to move trailers and containers within the yard.
  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections to ensure the safe operation of equipment.
  • Communicate effectively with dispatchers, supervisors, and other team members.
  • Adhere to all safety protocols and regulations at all times.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organisation of the yard.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned by management.


  • Full UK driving licence with Class 1 entitlement (category C+E).
  • Valid and in date DCPC and Digital Tachograph card.
  • No more than 6 points on licence (minor offences only).
  • A minimum of 1 year proven experience driving the relevant vehicle.
  • Full understanding of WTD legislation.
  • Be prepared to undertake a short driving assessment for the position.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A safety-first mindset.


  • Discounts at hundreds of high-street stores and supermarkets.
  • Wellbeing aid.
  • Financial aid.
  • Legal aid.

For more information, please apply directly with a copy of your CV today and a member of our team will be in touch!


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