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HGV Driver

Up to £12.50 per hour Standby and Overtime rates

Job description

Morgan Hunt is currently seeking HGV Drivers for an ongoing contract across Highlands. This role will cover Inverness.

You will be required to have a class 2 licence, Cpc and Taco Digi Card

These contracts will be long term for a minimum of 6 months with an anticipated start date of Asap

The operatives generally work Monday to Friday 0800-1630. They'll be undertaking a variety of road maintenance tasks as well as driving gritters. There could be the opportunity for a permanent job at the end of the season for the right person.

You will work a 3 week rota:

  • 1 week dayshift - Standby Saturday and Sunday at home. Monday to Friday 0800-1630 but standby for any dayshift gritting out with these times including weekend. (min 40hrs)
  • 1 week nightshift - Standby Saturday and Sunday nights at home. In the depot Monday to Thursday 1930-0600 doing road maintenance tasks if mild. Friday night standby at home. (min 40hrs)
  • 1 week 'spare' - Monday to Friday 0800-1630 (min 40hrs) no standby requirement

Effectively every 2 weekends out of 3 they'll be on a standby.

Overtime rates

Any hours over a weekly 40 is paid at x1.5 = £18.75 per hour

Night shift is paid at x1.3 for the first 40hrs = £16.25 per hour

1.8 for anything over 40hrs (Night shift) = £22.50 per hour

Standby rate

Full week - £109.03

No standby is paid when on night shifts Monday to Thursday, but you will still be paid for the Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

There is a great opportunity to earn overtime and decent standby payments. Overtime is all dictated by the weather.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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