Careers

If you would like to apply speculatively for future positions within the business, please complete one of the application forms below.
We are able to keep your details on file for a maximum of six months.

As part of your speculative enquiry, the more information you are able to provide the greater your chance of being put forward for suitable positions.
Your application should therefore include:

All applications must be completed in your own handwriting and submitted by post.

General Application - (Download PDF)

LGV Driver Application (AWJ Transport Ltd) - (Download PDF)

Application Form (AWJ Penrith Truckstop) - (Download PDF)

Career Opportunities

Qualified LGV C+E (Class1) Drivers

Locations: Throughout the UK
Reporting To:Management
Salary:TBC
Closing Date: n/a

Please apply in writing, including your LGV Driver Application form, to the following address:

Personnel Department
A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria.
CA10 2EY

Or alternatively by email to:

drivingjobs@awjtransport.co.uk

AW Jenkinson Transport Ltd require full-time LGV C+E drivers to join our team. We currently have vacancies available at the following depots:

Tramping Positions available at:

  •     Avonmouth
  •     Bo'Ness
  •     Chesterfield
  •     Chippenham
  •     Craven Arms
  •     Howden
  •     Isle Of Sheppey
  •     Lockerbie
  •     Meriden
  •     Newbridge on Wye
  •     Penrith
  •     Runcorn
  •     Scunthorpe

Requirements:

The role involves working away from home Monday to Friday with the occasional requirement for Saturday or Sunday working

Day/Night positions available at:

  •     Bo'Ness
  •     Howden
  •     Lockerbie
  •     Newbridge on Wye
  •     Penrith
  •     Runcorn

Requirements:

The role involves working Monday to Friday 5 shifts per week.

Benefits

  •     Excellent salary + bonus and tax-free night out / meal subsistence allowance
  •     Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme
  •     Life Insurance
  •     Full company uniform & PPE provided
  •     Modern fleet of Scania & Volvo trucks
  •     Full training provided, including ongoing Driver CPC.
  •     28days paid holiday per annum. (Incl Bank Holidays).

For more information please contact our dedicated recruitment team:

01768 593 332 - email drivingjobs@awjtransport.co.uk or apply online here

Timber crane driver (day shift OR night shift), Lockerbie

Location: Lockerbie
Reporting To:Management
Salary:TBC
Closing Date: On going

Please apply in writing, including your LGV Driver Application form, to the following address:

Mike Boyes
A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria.
CA10 2EY

Or alternatively by email to:

mike.boyes@awjtransport.co.uk

A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd currently require two full-time LGV C+E (Timber Crane) drivers to join our team at Lockerbie. There are two roles – one is a day shift role, and the other is a night shift role. Both are for local timber collections, working Monday to Friday with occasional Saturday or Sunday requirements.

Previous experience within the forestry industry including hauling round timber and timber crane operations is essential.

  • Excellent salary + bonus
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme
  • Life Insurance (death in service payment)
  • Full company uniform & PPE provided
  • Exceptionally modern fleet of dealer maintained Scania
  • Full training provided, including ongoing driver CPC.
  • 28 days paid holiday per annum. (Incl Bank Holidays).

If you are qualified and interested in applying for this role, please contact Mike Boyes – 01576 204 927 or 07717 291 355 – mike.boyes@awjtransport.co.uk

A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd. is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

Driver Trainer

Locations: Penrith
Reporting To:Management
Salary:TBC
Closing Date: 03rd June 2022

Please apply in writing, including your C.V., to the following address:

Tracey Taylor
HR, A. W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd.,
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria.
CA10 2EY

Or alternatively by email to:

tracey.taylor@awjenkinson.co.uk

Are you a qualified Driver Trainer with an LGV C+E Driving Licence which you have held for a minimum of three years? You may be looking for a better work-life balance or wish to continue with employment post redundancy or career change. Ideally, you will be an NVDIR or NRI qualified LGV Instructor, or you may hold an MoD Defence Driving Instructor Certificate (DLAI)

Due to continued growth, A. W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd. is looking for additional LGV Driver Trainers to join our Team, based from Penrith. The business operates a large fleet of LGV Vehicles with maintenance workshops over four separate sites and several depots around the country.

The position involves:

  • Licence acquisition and on the job training for drivers.
  • Deliver relevant training and conduct driver appraisals for new and existing drivers.
  • One of the positions will also be involved in training our LGV Driver Apprentices.
  • Administer and present DCPC courses

The successful candidates will have a valid LGV licence and experience of bulk transport. Ideally you will be a DSA or NIR qualified instructor with excellent presentation skills, with a basic teaching qualification, e.g. PTLLS and IOSH Managing Safely Certificate, though training will be provided where necessary.

As the company operates throughout the United Kingdom there will be a requirement to travel and the need for a flexible approach to work as there will be the requirement for some early starts and late finishes.

The company offers a competitive remuneration package, based on experience and qualifications, including a salary sacrifice pension scheme.

Applications to tracey.taylor@awjenkinson.co.uk

A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd. is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

LGV Mechanic & Fabricator - Lockerbie Yard

Location: Lockerbie
Reporting To:Management
Salary:TBC
Closing Date: 31st May 2022

Please apply in writing, including your C.V., to the following address:

Tracey Taylor
A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria.
CA10 2EY

Or alternatively by email to:

tracey.taylor@awjenkinson.co.uk

A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd has vacancies for experienced and qualified LGV Mechanic and Fabricators to work at our Lockerbie site, repairing and maintaining LGV units and a varied range of trailers including walking floors, timber cranes, tippers and curtain sided trailers.

The ideal applicant will have experience of maintaining LGV’s taking into account Health and Safety requirements whilst making the best use of time and resources.

Hours of work are variable but worked during dayshift, Monday to Friday inclusive, with alternate Saturdays. However, depending on workload, there may be a requirement to work additional hours.

Ideally you will come from a time served LGV background having attained appropriate City & Guilds, NVQ or B/TEC qualifications. More importantly you will have experience of working in a Heavy Goods Vehicle workshop.

The Role:

  •     Carry out routine inspections, maintenance, MOT Preparation and repairs on all makes of vehicles and trailers to VOSA standard.
  •     Carry out a wide range of defect repairs.
  •    Perform minor and major repairs on lorries and trailers.
  •     Carry out fault diagnostic, troubleshooting and rectification using the manufacturers computer systems.
  •     Complete job cards and service sheets in a timely manner.
  •     24 Hrs breakdown callout on a rota basis.
  •     Repair and refurbish company trailers.
  •     LGV Licence desired however not essential.
  •     Good housekeeping routines to meet H&S requirements.

Personal Qualities:

  •     Attention to detail.
  •     Excellent interpersonal skills.
  •    Flexible and proactive attitude.
  •     Driven and positive.
  •     Able to manage multiple tasks.
  •     Strong communication skills.
  •     Knowledge of haulage and logistics.
  •     Knowledge of health and safety requirements.

Benefits:

  •     Excellent Rates of pay.
  •     Pension Scheme.
  •    Death In Service Benefit.
  •     Average Hours Holiday Pay.
  •     28 Days a year Holiday (Inc Bank holidays)

Please apply by completing an A. W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd Application Form, available on our website or from the our Clifton Office, and submitting it to Tracey Taylor, HR, A. W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd., Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, CA10 2EY or by email to tracey.taylor@awjenkinson.co.uk

A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd. is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

Driver Bootcamp

LGV Driver Bootcamp

Locations: Various
Reporting To:Management
Salary:TBA
Closing Date: N/A

For more information please email: driverbootcamp@awjtransport.co.uk.

Do you want to become an LGV driver and work with A.W Jenkinson Transport Ltd? We are delighted to launch our new Trainee Driver Bootcamp, which is open to anyone over the age of 19 and already in possession of a Category B (car) licence. This fully funded, intensive scheme takes place over a period of three months. After an initial interview and driving assessment, the preliminary phase will be run in conjunction with a third-party training provider and will result in the acquisition of a Category C&E driving licence. The programme will also include intensive training with our Bootcamp team and work shadowing with experienced drivers, who operate from our depots across the UK.

Requirements:

  •     Aged 19 or above
  •     A full category B UK driving licence

A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd. is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

Trainee Opportunities

Trainee Planner

Locations: Penrith
Reporting To:Management
Salary:TBC
Closing Date: 31st May 2022

Please apply in writing, including your C.V., to the following address:

Tracey Taylor
HR, A. W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd.,
Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria.
CA10 2EY

Or alternatively by email to:

tracey.taylor@awjenkinson.co.uk

Formed in the mid-1960s, the A.W. Jenkinson group of companies has experienced year on year growth to the extent that it now handles over 3 million tonnes of roundwood, chips, sawdust, bark, green waste and other timber co-products across the UK annually.  Services link virgin timber products and recycled materials with the demands of paper and board manufacturers, energy generation, agriculture, horticulture and amenity markets.
The growth of the companies has always been underpinned by a large in-house haulage and logistics operation which has consequently also experienced considerable annual expansion.  The logistics operation is supported by a highly experienced team of drivers, planners and transport managers and a large, modern fleet of more than 600 vehicles covering the entire UK and Northern Europe.
Every one of the 1,300 or so movements each day is planned and controlled by A.W. Jenkinson’s own highly experienced traffic team.  In addition to the extensive bulk logistics operation, we operate a wide range of other units that meet a variety of specialist requirements.
Due to continued growth, we are now looking for a number of Trainee Traffic Controller to join our team in Lockerbie.  The aim of our programme is to help you maximise your skills and potential in an exciting and fast-moving environment. You will be supported by a friendly team and experienced mentors who will invest time and effort in helping you make the most out of this opportunity. You will be responsible for succeeding at work and at college, in an environment that will be challenging but also one that will enable you to enjoy your learning experience.

About the Programme …
This trainee programme is designed to develop you over 2 years to become a respected and successful Traffic Controller.
You will obtain a nationally recognised apprenticeship as Supply Chain Operator.
During your training you will support the Traffic Team, in an efficient and confidential way, and will learn to:

  • Manage collections and deliveries taking into account route planning, reducing empty loads, and cost;
  • Manage drivers and deal with day to day issues including drivers hours and health & safety;
  • Liaise with customers and drivers to provide high quality communication;
  • Understand customer contracts, rules, penalties etc;
  • Update computer systems with account information, access and egress issues, hold-ups, damage etc


What you need to apply…
You will have a minimum of 4 GCSE qualifications at standard grade C/grade 5 or above, including in Maths, and Science. You will also need to be competent on Word, including having some Excel knowledge, as well as have some interest in working in a transport and logistics environment.
You will be a driven, self-motivated and enthusiastic individual with a positive and can-do attitude, happy to work as part of a team and willing to learn and develop.
Key to success for this apprenticeship is to have the ability to balance time between studies and work to ensure success in both.
What you need to succeed…

  • Forward Thinking - Take personal ownership for effectively analysing problems and creating solutions with an emphasis on continuous improvement.
  • Teamwork - Develop and maintain sound working relationships between all departments to maximise the service we provide our customers
  • Communication - Demonstrate high standards of verbal and written communication

What we offer...
As an trainee of today you are an expert of tomorrow.
We have high expectations of our trainees and are rewarded by our competitive pay and benefits. Salaries are reviewed regularly throughout the programme and based on performance and qualifications gained.
Please forward your c.v. to Tracey Taylor, HR, A. W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd., Clifton Moor, Clifton, Penrith, CA10 2EY or by email to tracey.taylor@awjenkinson.co.uk, by the 1st July.

A.W. Jenkinson Transport Ltd. is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.