HGV Driver (OHL)

Requisition ID
Work Location
GB-East Midlands-Leicester
Department / Discipline
Operations & Maintenance
Trade & Craft

Overview / Responsibilities

Job title: HGV Class 1 Driver 
Location: Midlands and UK Wide

Wood are currently recruiting for experienced HGV Class 1 Drivers, experience working on overhead lines projects would be a distict advantage.

Purpose / Role

Work as part of a team who are responsible for the delivery to and from sites of all Plant/Equipment & Materials in accordance with Management/Contract procedures and legislation.

Prime responsibilities and duties

  • Checking & Routine Maintenance of Vehicle and Crane (Pal finger / Hiab) reporting defects & providing weekly returns of inspection.
  • Maintain and provide Tachograph / Weekly Record Sheet for Local Goods Transport Operations.
  • Collect Contract (Free Issue) Materials.
  • Distribute Contract materials & equipment to sites as directed maintaining accurate records reporting Over / Shortage / Damages to Materials Controller
  • Move Plant & Equipment from site to site as directed maintaining accurate records reporting any Damage/Defects to Materials Controller.
  • Collect & Return scrap to Skips including Conductor/Fittings/Insulators.
  • Collect & Return rubbish to Skips.
  • Arrange collection and delivery of skips in conjunction with Materials Controllers/Site Managers direction maintaining accurate records.
  • Assist on Sites & Stores when required.


Skills / Qualifications


  • HGV Class 1 licence
  • HGV With CPC and a lorry mounted crane ticket
  • CITB / CPCS or recognised equivalent Lorry Loader certificate
  • Fork-Lift / Telehandler Licence essential.
  • Strap & Chains – Loads must be fully competent
  • Safety Passport.
  • Medical / Drugs and alcohol test
  • BESC
  • Basic skills in English and Mathematic


  • Must have experience of operating a Hiab crane
  • Basic understanding of engineering principles
  • Experience within an engineering / construction / utilities background
  • Off road 4x4 experience
  • Understanding of SHE
  • Understanding of LOLER for Lifting Ops & Lifting Equipment
  • Understanding of PUWER for Provision & Use Work Equipment
  • Good understanding of Lifting Gear & Equipment
  • Good understanding of Climbing Equipment

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.