Service Driver - Class 2 (7.5ton)

Location: Bedford

We are looking to recruit a Permanent Class 2 Service Driver in our Bedford Depot. 

Contract type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full Time

Nixon Hire Overview 

Established 52 years ago, Nixon Hire is a UK leader in the provision of construction equipment.
Our core product offering includes plant, accommodation, welfare facilities, toilets and modular buildings.

With over 24,000 assets and 300 product lines, we supply products and services to commercial and domestic customers. Nixon Hire operate from Depot locations nationwide, from which our products are prepared and dispatched for hire or for sale and are refurbished or configured as required.

Job Role


Main Responsibilities:  
Emptying septic tanks, portable mains connected toilets and chemical toilets, disposing of such waste in the correct manner.

When required delivering toilets to customers, at the right location, at the time required, collecting toilets at the end of the hire and in the interim carrying out regular servicing and cleaning of those toilets, having planned such delivery / collection / service routes to achieve optimum fuel consumption and most efficient use of driver time.

Inspecting all toilets on collection to ensure they are in good order, recording all visible damage, excessive dirtiness, missing items etc.

Ensuring all necessary Company paperwork is completed in the correct manner to avoid disputes at a later date i.e. signatures obtained for time of delivery / collection, damage sustained or missing plant. Ensuring toilet service books are completed and filed.

Driving company vehicles in a safe, courteous and responsible manner, including operating within the necessary transport regulations with regard to driving hours and operating tachograph (where necessary) according to Ministry of Transport requirements.

Operating all lifting equipment in a safe manner and in accordance with all Company Safety Directives and method statements. Loading and unloading toilets in accordance with safe practice, the Company’s Safety Directives and Method Statements. Ensuring axle weights are not exceeded.

Carrying out daily checks of vehicle and any lifting / holding equipment (including straps and chains), recording any defects and reporting them to the Foreman / Depot Manager / Fleet Manager.

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum Class 2 Licence
  • Current CPC Licence

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience in a similar position
  • A good geographical knowledge of the local area


  • Salary - £26,910 based on 45 hours per week
    • Workplace pension
    • Cycle and tech scheme
    • Purchase additional holidays
    • Christmas savings club
    • Reward and recognition scheme
    • 23 days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays on starting
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