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Company :
   Kier Group
Job Title : Transport Manager
Job Category / Job Sector : Utilities
Job Reference : 183858
Job Description :
Transport Manager

Location: Midlands Area East and West

Contract: Western Power Distrubution

Kier Utilities is looking to recruit a Transport Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the effective and continuous control of vehicles and the transport activities of the Operator’s Licence/s within the designated business area.

Key Responsibilities:

* Manage the compliance requirements of plant items and vehicles in a geographical area
* Ensure all drivers of company vehicles are correctly inducted and authorised to drive
* Provide advice and guidance to employees and other internal team regarding their fleet issues
* Ensure that all staff suitably qualified, experienced and informed to meet requirements
* Responsible for Driver Legislation and Policies - that they comply with Domestic Drivers’ hours and/or EU Tachograph rules, are in the process of gaining or have acquired a driver CPC qualification, are fully inducted and that authorisation checks are carried out as scheduled
* Establish agreements and ensure compliance with Working Time Directive legislation
* Take appropriate action including disciplinary in event of driver infringements and faults.
* Carry out thorough RTI investigation and provide assistance in TRC and vehicle related incident investigations
* Assist SHE with investigations into serious non-compliance
* Ensure that the vehicles are maintained properly, including the inspection of vehicles at the appropriate time and that there is an up-to-date scheduled maintenance planner
* Take action and record the action/s to remedy defects found. This may be through third parties or in-house as directed/arranged
* Ensure that vehicle defects are identified, recorded and reported by drivers daily
* Ensure that where responsibility is delegated for daily checking/collection of defect data and of the actions and rectifications arising, there are appropriate checks and monitoring to ensure satisfactory delegation
* Ensure accuracy checks of the collected data and that accurate records are compiled and maintained for the minimum statutory periods
* Ensuring that any additional equipment used is calibrated and certified when required
* Assist in the management of subcontractor workforce in respect of vehicle and plant compliance
* Manage the vehicle tracker system for the local area of responsibility
* Ensuring where required, the ADR requirements are fully met
Key Skills and Qualifications:

* Hold a current certificate of professional competence (CPC) gained by examination (will be named on the company operator licence)
* Holder of a Full EU Driving Licence for at least 2 years
* Experience of compliant requirements of plant
* HGV driver licence qualification and hold a full motor vehicle technician level City and Guild 3 or equivalent (desirable)
* Hands on practical experience of all transport activities with working knowledge of current transport legislation
* Detailed knowledge of DVSA regulatory requirements regarding O Licences and Fleet management activities in general
* Good ability in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
* Excellent communicator with good influencing skills
* Reliable, conscientious and co-operative
* Ability to lead a team, work on own initiative and deliver key objectives
About Kier:

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, enthusiastic and forward thinking. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Let’s shape your world together.
Skills (Years Experience) :
Employment Type :
  • Permanent
Salary/Rate : From: 40000  To: 50000 £ GBP per year
Other Information
Min. Qualifications : Unspecified
Min. Experience (Years) : Unspecified
Job Location : Lutterworth - Leicestershire - England - East Midlands
Post Date : 10 Jul 2018
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