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We Are Hiring a Range of Positions

Tipper Drivers

Hawkes Demolition are currently looking for tipper drivers to join out team for an immediate start in the Kettering/Northants area.


The applicant should have previous experience of driving a Tipper on construction sites


Drivers must have the following cards:

  • Valid Class 2 Licence

CPC (Drivers Qualification Card)

Digital Tachograph Card


The following cards/training is preferred but not essential as training will be provided:

  • EPIC/MPQC card

  • SUD certificate (Safe Urban Driving)

CSCS card


Work remotely: No

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: TBC


  • Company pension

  • On-site parking



10 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
Night shift
Weekend availability


CPCS (preferred)
driving license (required)

Plant Operators

At Hawkes Group we are looking for Plant Operators.


The applicant should have previous experience of operating a Plant

Roles & Responsibilities
Day to day operations on the plant 
Completing daily maintenance checks, and reporting and faults
Greasing and keeping the equipment clean 
Other duties as required on site.


Skills and Qualifications 

We are looking for someone who has 

A full UK driving licence 
Experience on either Dozer, 360 Excavator or a Dump Truck
A hard working nature 
Experience with GPS (machine control)  
Fit to work medical

Plant & Transport Manager

Opportunity has arisen for a Plant & Transport Manager to join Hawkes Group.

This position is Monday to Friday 6:30am till 5:30pm and Saturday when required.

You will be based in our head office located in Burton Latimer, Kettering. You will be reporting directly to the Director, daily liaising with drivers, customers and the workshop.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Managing the transport in the allocation and prioritising of workload to increase efficiency

  • Effective and regular liaising with all other parities to ensure efficiency

  • Ensure vehicle fleet is managed effectively i.e. vehicle compliance and vehicle servicing checks etc. and where necessary escalating any identified issues and recommending resolution at Director level

  • Assist the drivers in order for them to maintain records and systems to ensure that the vehicle/s are not overloaded

  • Ensuring that our vehicles are maintained properly, including the inspection of vehicles at the appropriate time and implementing actions to remedy any defects found

  • Motivate the team to understand of all legislative requirements is communicated across the team

  • Ensure that all authorised vehicles will be kept at the authorised operating centre(s) when not in use

  • Notifying the relevant traffic commissioner of any changes to licence(s) or drivers etc. that are necessary;

  • Ensure the Pant Hire Systems are up to date daily

  • Actively develop the Transport team in increasing engagement, communication and people development ( Regular talk box talks )

  • Manage and collate necessary information and documentation to apply for (and maintain) FORS accreditation.

  • Ensuring all drivers comply with driver hours and tachograph rules and adhere to legislation including speed limits;

  • Experience / Knowledge in the construction industry

  • In order to be successful in this role you must have:

  • At least two years’ experience in a similar role

  • Experience of FORS accreditation and going through this audit process

  • Experience of managing HGV fleet

  • Experience in Plant and equipment

  • Experience of managing an operators licence ( Hold a CPC )

  • Ideally some experience in the construction materials sector

  • Working knowledge of health and safety legislation relevant to the workplace

  • Strong computer skills – including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook as a minimum

  • The ability to follow and provide clear instructions

Demolition and earthworks supervisor.

Due to continued growth Hawkes Demolition is looking for an experienced Earthworks Supervisor to join our growing team.

The right candidate will possess::

  • NVQ Level 3/ CSCS Gold card and SSSTS are essential, and a CPCS plant qualification is preferred.

  • Able to give instructions in a clear manner and with authority.

  • Have a positive attitude towards safety.

  • Able to communicate well at all levels.

  • Have a flexible approach to work.

  • Be a strong team player.

  • Have excellent timekeeping and a willingness to work overtime as necessary.

  • Rate of pay is dependent upon experience.

  • This role is offered on a self employed basis

  • Site vehicle is provided for daily use on site.


To apply to join our team, ensure you include the details below on your CV:

Contact Telephone Number
Plant Competency Information including category of plant on ticket, ticket provider (CPCS, NPORS etc) and the expiry date.
A summary of experience i.e. employers, plant types, duration served as a Supervisor.

Job Type: Full-time

Sweeper Drivers

Hawkes Demolition are currently looking for experienced road sweeper drivers to join our team for an immediate start in the Kettering/Northants area.

The applicants must have a class II licence and CPC. Previous experience is required.


The role will mainly involve sweeping on and around house building/ construction sites.

Night work also available this is paid at an overtime rate


  • Possess a class II driving licence, driver (tachograph) card and driver qualification card

  • Minimum of 3 years LGV/HGV/LGVC/Sweeper experience preferred

  • CSCS Card

  • Apply a professional thorough standard to your work

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Good, local geographical knowledge

  • Maintain vehicle cleanliness at all times

Work remotely :No

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: TBC


  • On-site parking


  • Day shift


  • Driving a Goods Vehicle: 1 year (preferred)

  • driving: 3 years (preferred)


  • Driver CPC (preferred)

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