The perks of being a truck driver are often not shouted about enough. The role offers excellent opportunities, particularly when choosing a career as a driver with Mobile Mini.
What are the benefits?
If you’re not one for being sat in an office all day, a truck driver career is the ideal career for you. Life on the open road is a very attractive quality of this job, creating variation and a change of scenery every day, unlike most office jobs. This means that every day is completely different, allowing for a sense of freedom, getting out, and meeting new people daily.
Many truck drivers don’t know where they’ll be going when they turn up for work on a morning, which builds excitement for their daily schedule, often resulting in days that fly by. However, an added bonus of Mobile Mini drivers is that they get to go home to their family every night, which is not always the case for all truck drivers.
Not only does this job allow freedom and excitement, the trucking industry is also a very secure market, making for a fantastic truck driver career path.
Why Mobile Mini?
Choosing a career as a truck driver is a fantastic opportunity and Mobile Mini can help you thrive. Not to mention the fact that we are a prestigious company and leading provider of portable storage and accommodation, we also have 15 sites across the UK with over 40,000 portable units. Therefore, our drivers are always kept on their toes, out doing deliveries and collections.
All our drivers undergo an intensive induction programme because we focus on the highest standards of training to ensure safety on the roads. This includes training such as Driver CPC, ALLMI Lorry Loader, Working at Height etc. And of course, there are always opportunities for career progression throughout your career as a driver.
We offer a very competitive salary in addition to an annual / quarterly bonus scheme and pension scheme. As well as this, employees get 31 days holiday including bank holidays, with an opportunity to increase holidays with service. Mobile Mini pride themselves on being a great place to work, and all staff encourage a family friendly atmosphere which extends out to our drivers.
As an employer, we have a focus on Health and Safety; it is embedded into all that we do.
That is why we expect all employees to return home to their families in the same condition they left. Our goal is to be the safest company in the industry and all employees are expected to work safely and demonstrate our ‘Safety First’ core value at all times.
What we look for
In our drivers, we mainly look for positive qualities such as good people skills, reliability, excellent time management and a priority on safety. These are all things that are vital in a truck driver role.
The only qualifications we request are a class 2 HGV driving licence and any relevant experience. And as you will be representing the company image, we expect all drivers to present the company in a good light.
Click here to view the current truck driver opportunities at Mobile Mini.