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Telescopic Driver

Cra-Cro Site Services
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Job Description

Job Description

As a Telescopic Driver, your main duties would include:

  • Operating the machinery in a safe manner
  • Loading and unloading materials
  • Transporting materials around site.

The average hours for a Telescopic Driver are between 38 and 42 per week.

Typical Hourly Rate

The average hourly rate would be between £19-£22 per hour.

Required Qualifications

There are many different licences that would be accepted for this machine on a construction site.

The most common request is for the CPCS licence. Other licences that may be accepted are:

  • CITB (Construction Industry Training Board)
  • National Plant Operators Registration Scheme Ltd
  • RTITB (Road Transport Industry Training Board)
  • ITSSAR (Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register
  • CPCS (Construction Plant Competence Scheme)

Do you need a specific licence?

This basically depends on the contractor and what their health and safety team will allow. The most recognised licence is CPCS and this will allow you access to most sites.

Do I need experience?

Yes, recruitment agencies always look for experienced drivers with the relevant licence.

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