As a Class 1 HGV Driver, you will be an ambassador for Thames Water out on the road, where you will ensure that our values are upheld, and you will be driven to provide first-class customer service – you will truly be the face of Thames Water.

You will work as part of the Logistic Delivery team which operates a fleet of Potable Water Tankers to support both reactive and planned work. You will be joining a team that carries out the essential delivery of water to our customers. Within this team, you will learn how to take water samples before loading and discharging them into hydrants or reservoirs.

This role consists of being able to follow processes and procedures. You will be expected to drive both HGV 1 and HGV 2 vehicles which have manual and automatic gearboxes, plus various support vehicles such as Welfare vans.

HGV Driver Job Details

  • £39,143 per annum.
  • 38.5 hours per week, Monday - Sunday, Rota of 2 weeks days, then 2 weeks nights.
  • Rotating pattern 4 on 4 off.
  • This position is based at Dorney Depot, SL6 0PR.
  • Full training and excellent wider benefits package.

What should you bring to the role?

  • Experience as a Class 1 HGV Driver.
  • Happy working on a rotational shift pattern including days and nights.
  • No more than 6 penalty points and no DR or IN convictions on your licence.
  • A full driver CPC and a valid Driver Tachograph card.
  • Demonstrate a clear knowledge of Transport Law and the Road Traffic Act.
  • Have a working knowledge of Drivers Hours rules and Working Time regulations.

What’s in it for you?

Our competitive salary package includes an excellent contributory pension, 24 days holiday per year increasing to 28 with the length of service and a wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed with offers and information to save you money and support your well-being.

Who are we?

At Thames Water, our purpose is crystal clear - to deliver life’s essential service so our customers, communities and planet can thrive.

Water is life’s great leveller. Every living thing needs it, every single day. From people to plants, birds to bees, farms to factories, we all need it to thrive, and we’re committed to taking care of it for us all.

But keeping water flowing is becoming harder. From scorching summers to wetter winters, extreme weather affects everything from our pipes to our local rivers. We must keep millions more kettles boiling, public services operating, washing machines spinning, showers running and more, so every drop is more precious than ever. Are you ready to play your part?

Working at Thames Water

At Thames Water, we recognise that people are at the heart of our business. To help us succeed in providing life's essential service, we need a range of skills and capabilities, representative of society throughout our business.

We seek to attract and retain a cultural mix of people who can offer different but complementary attitudes, values, talents, and knowledge. We understand the importance of appreciating and harnessing the unique skills, experiences, backgrounds, and differences that each individual brings.

Our over-arching diversity and inclusion aim is to ensure Thames Water is a diverse and inclusive great place to work. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process.

Find out more about working at Thames Water.

When a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, you’ll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and earn some extra money along the way.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.