Title: Class1 Driver/Operator
Location: Gillingham, Kent
Salary: £13.00 – £14.00 per hour (uncapped) + benefits
Duration: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Shift Pattern; 5days on 3days off average 42hrs per week
Holiday: 25days

About us
MEMS Power Generation is a specialist temporary power solutions provider in operation 24/7, supplying disaster recovery solutions for our diverse range of customers including small businesses through to blue-chip multinational organisations and utility companies. With a fleet of over 500 generators and 35 years’ experience, we are the supplier of choice in the UK power rental market.

About the role
We operate one of the most extensive and specialised generator hire transport fleets in the country including 4×4 Land Rovers, 18-66 tonne lorry loader rigid vehicles and articulated tractor units. As one of our drivers, you will deliver and position our generators and rental equipment in various site locations throughout the UK, providing essential temporary power solutions to our customers.

Key responsibilities
– Handling and operating heavy machinery and plant
– Deliver offload using up to 60t at 1m cranes
– Assisting in the installation of temporary generators and ancillary equipment including cable and fuel tank distribution
– Carry out risk assessments prior to offload
– Advise the customer to the preferred safe positioning of the equipment
– Demonstrate equipment operation
– Confirm that the equipment is in working order
– Carry out basic repairs of equipment
– Connect fuel lines to bulk tanks and to generators
– Assist with yard duties
– Refuelling generators with both tanker and bowsers

About you
It is essential that you hold a current HGV1 licence and your CPC. You will have a history of excellent customer service and a “can do” attitude. It would be advantages for you to hold an ADR Licence and/or a Lorry Loader qualification, however training will be provided.

This is an exciting opportunity for a driver who is looking for a challenge in a unique and highly respected organisation.

Working outside of normal working hours will be a requirement as this is an emergency support business.

We aim to employ motivated people to continue to represent MEMS as an employer of choice whilst delivering an exceptional service to our customers. If you believe you have the attributes to join our team, please do so by emailing us you’re CV to careers@mems.com. We look forward to hearing from you…

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