Cylinder Driver (Class 1)

Company:  Flogas Britain
Req ID:  7432
Salary:  DOE


Contract Type:  Permanent
Date Posted:  8 Jul 2024

Recruitment for this role is carried out locally. To apply for this  position, please visit the DCC Careers Site. Please do not click the apply button on this page as applications through this site are unmonitored and may not be picked up.


Job Purpose 

This is more than a driving role. As a Cylinder Driver for Flogas, you will get to realise your love of driving and being on the road every day. Responsible for driving a Class 1 vehicle ensuring that all deliveries of Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) in cylinders are on time and safely provided to our network of sites across the country. Taking control and accountability for ensuring a great customer experience and maintaining safe practices at all times.



• A focus on attention to detail and ensuring the vehicle is safe and roadworthy by conducting daily vehicle checks
• Managing and communicating with customers and ensuring a high level of service is received at all times
• Staying in touch with the wider team and willing to help out when needed
• Maintaining safety standards at all times when driving the vehicle and remaining calm in all situations
• Making decisions and solving problems as they arise – thinking methodically through situations and challenges
• Taking accountability for delivering to multiple customers and staying focused on what needs to be achieved in the day
• Loading and unloading the vehicle ensuring safety measures are in place and complied with
• Re-fuelling and loading the vehicle at Supply Points
• Completing all necessary paperwork ensuring accuracy standards are maintained
• Flexible in driving other types of vehicles as required (Rigids)
• Fully complying with road transport, tachograph and WTD regulations
• Adhering to all requisite Flogas and customer standards, procedures and work instructions
Opportunities are potentially available for training and progression and Flogas is committed to working with our driver teams to ensure everyone has an opportunity to reach their career goals.
This job description is for guidance purposes and the role holder will be expected to do any other tasks as is reasonably expected of them.


Job Holder Requirements 


• LGV Class 1 licence and ADR in packages with minimum class 2 gases

• Driver CPC

• Valid Drivers Digital Tachograph Card with sound knowledge of driving hours and tachograph regulations

• Experience driving articulated vehicles

• Resilience and a calm and considered approach in all situations

• Communicate with the wider team and stay flexible to help out when needed

• Willingness to learn new ways of doing things and adapt to new processes and procedures as they arise

• Willingness to challenge and work with others to achieve shared goals

• A Criminal (DBS) Check will apply to this post.