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Posted by Green Energy Wind
in Blog
on 22 September 2016

HGV Class 2 Driver / Crane Operator

Due to continued success and growth of the company, we are looking to recruit an experienced HGV Driver with Crane Operator certification. The candidate will be responsible for delivering and collecting components, plant machinery and equipment. Primary role will be as a HGV Driver, however due to the nature of the business the candidate will be expected to be multi-skilled and conduct other tasks designated by management including operating a 130 tonne Grove mobile crane.

  • Location: Throughout Ireland and Great Britain. The candidate will work predominately in Northern Ireland and will be occasionally required to work in Republic of Ireland and Great Britain in accordance with the needs of the business.
  • Salary: Negotiable

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Loading, securing, delivering and off-loading various components and machinery
  • Ensuring all deliveries and collections of components and machinery are completed in a safe and timely manner
  • Operating mobile crane and HIAB extendable crane to erect, install and maintain various types of wind turbines
  • Ensuring correct and safe lifting practices are followed as per approved method statements
  • Completing daily checks/paperwork on lorry and crane
  • Reporting of faults and accidents to management using the correct procedure
  • Always complying with the Company’s Health and Safety procedures
  • Ensuring at all times the vehicles are driven and maintained to the standards laid down by the Road Transport / Traffic Legislations and Company’s instructions

Essential criteria:

  • At least 2 years’ lorry driving experience and at least 5 years’ experience of operating mobile cranes
  • HGV Class 2 valid driving licence
  • Digital tachograph driver card
  • Must hold a valid CPCS (Blue Card) crane operator card
  • Good working experience of operating hydraulic crane lorries, i.e. HIAB lorry
  • An awareness of health and safety practices
  • Ability to work as part of a team building positive relationships with colleagues
  • Good co-ordination skills
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Be highly motivated
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and ability to travel and stay overnight in Great Britain when required

Desirable criteria:

  • Hold a CPCS (Blue Card) with categories such as slinger signaller, crane supervisor, appointed person, etc.
  • Ideally live within a reasonable travelling distance to the Company's Headquarters in Castlewellan, Co Down

To apply please email a CV demonstrating how you meet the criteria to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or post to Green Energy Wind Ltd, 11 Dunturk Road, Castlewellan, Co. Down, BT31 9PF


Closing date for receipt of CV is:

5pm Friday 30th September 2016

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