Driver


About Us:

 

Our love of creating an amazing visual spectacle and being part of something special, drives who we are, and what we do, every day.

With over 35 years of experience Neg Earth Lights is a leading independent lighting and rigging equipment hire specialist. Working closely with our clients to not only build and develop outstanding projects, but also long lasting relationships.

Supporting excellence through the provision of skills and advice in project management, design, fabrication and maintenance, together with the supply of over 150 freelance crew, for large scale music festivals, tours, ceremonies, sporting events, theatrical productions and corporate events.

At Neg Earth Lights, we are at the top of the game. Voted favourite lighting rental company in the UK for the last 5 out of 7 years. We deliver quality and innovation on time, every time.

As part of a team of over 100 permanent staff you will be based in our 80,000 sq. ft. purpose built facility near Wembley, London

We believe that everything is possible. Whatever we do, we do with respect and passion within an exciting and inspiring community where everyone can excel. Using our collective creativity and resourcefulness, we truly believe that we can turn challenges into opportunities. The show must go on!

We are always on the lookout for people with passion, drive, curiosity, initiative and good humour. No industry experience? No problem!

Come and experience the show from the best seat in the house. Get your hands on the latest and best quality equipment on the market and work with world renowned Lighting Designers. Set your career goals and follow your career development path while being part of a fun, inviting and diverse company culture

 


 

The Role:

 

Our team is rapidly expanding and an opportunity has arisen for a skilled and reliable Driver, who is looking for a dynamic role within a friendly, knowledgeable and results driven team.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • Driving / transporting lighting and rigging equipment between sites, predominantly within the UK, but also on an international basis when necessary.
  • Assisting with the loading and unload of trucks, when required.
  • Ensuring that the correct documentation is collected, completed and processed, such as delivery notes.
  • Carrying out the mandatory daily vehicle safety checks in accordance with our company procedures.
  • Keeping the vehicle clean, tidy, hygienic and roadworthy at all times. It is a requirement that the driver takes the responsibility to report any faults, service requirements, damages or incidents to Management immediately.

 

Secondary Responsibilities:

 

  • Awareness of basic vehicle maintenance for our fleet. (Oil, Water, Bulbs etc.)
  • General warehouse duties as directed by their Line Management Reporting Line, this will be during the period when they are not required to perform their primary duties.
  • Submit their photo driving licence for inspection to Neg Earth Lights when required, this will include access to the DVLA driving licence checking system.
  • Keep Neg Earth Lights updated should any health concerns or disabilities arise that effects their driving ability.

 

Standard Companywide Responsibilities:

 

  • Any other duties as required / authorised by your Line Manager / Line Management reporting line.
  • Comply with all Health and Safety requirements.
  • Comply with all Policies and Procedures.
  • Ensuring the assigned vehicles, warehouse and other relevant work areas are kept in a clean and tidy manner at all times.
  • Load and Unload Trucks, when required.
  • To ensure that all flight cases are cleaned, maintained in line with company standards, labeled and stored appropriately.

 

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

 

Essential:

  • Previous experience within a similar role as a Driver.
  • Proven driving experience / licence for the following:
    • LGV (Over 3500kg no upper restriction) – Class C
    • Must possess a current clean UK driving licence.
    • Completed 35 hours of LGV driver CPC training and hold a current LGV driver CPC card / qualification.
    • Possess a valid digital Tacho card to permit LGV driving and possess a good working knowledge of GB Domestic and EU Rules.
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
    • Ability to take ownership and accountability.
    • Proven problem solving skills, adaptability and flexibility. 
    • Autonomy and the ability to work as part of a team.
    • Customer focused with a high level of attention to detail.
    • Adaptable and results orientated.
    • Possess a good working knowledge of vehicle maintenance and be able to apply this practically to our fleet.
    • Be prepared to work for paid overtime and flexible hours when required. (Including weekends).

 

Beneficial:

  • LGV (Class C with a trailer over 750kg) – Class CE (C+E).
  • Professional experience from driving internationally, particularly Europe.
  • Experience within the lighting / entertainment industry.
  • Experience within a rental warehouse environment.
  • Experience with a similar role.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office.

 

 

What’s in it for you? - Company Benefits Include:

 

  • Working with exceptional people, the latest technologies and being a part of a team making remarkable events happen.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Cash Back Health Care Scheme provided by Health Shield.
  • Private Health Insurance provided by Bupa.
  • 30 days holiday (inclusive of statutory 8 UK Bank Holidays).
  • Pension Scheme provided by Scottish Widows.
  • Discretionary annual company performance related bonus.
  • Access to the onsite company gym.

 

Development:

  • Six monthly appraisals.
  • Annual pay reviews.
  • Further Education Scheme.
  • Holistic wellbeing training and awareness scheme.
  • Relevant external departmental or level based training, where appropriate.

 

Does this sound like you?

If you like a challenge and are ready for a career in a vibrant industry, we can’t wait to get to know you.

Please submit your application for the role via email. Closing Date: 5 October 2018

Contact: people@negearth.co.uk

 

Please note that Neg Earth Lights Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer. Should you require any specialist arrangements in order for you to apply or interview for this role, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will endeavor to make all possible adjustments.

 

Please note that due to high volumes of applications we are not always able to respond to each application. Therefore if you have not been contacted 10 working days post the above mentioned closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

 

 

 

London, North Acton

 

Permanent, Full Time, 40 hrs per week

 

Band C (£24,435 - £33,315 per annum)

 

Posted: 07th September 2018

 

Manager: Warehouse Manager

 

Dept: Warehouse