Driver at Buildbase

People in this role may also be known as HGV and LGV drivers.

8 workers in this role at Buildbase have taken the survey.

How much does Buildbase pay drivers?

Driver at Buildbase
£9.78–12.68
Typical range
£9.50–15.63

Driver employees at Buildbase are typically paid £9.78–12.68 an hour, based on data from 8 employees.

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What is management like for driver employees at Buildbase?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do drivers think Buildbase head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    75% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

Excellent
  • Managers are respectful

    Do drivers at Buildbase feel treated by respect by their managers?

    People feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    75% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

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What are the hours like for driver employees at Buildbase?

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Good
  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for drivers to take sick leave at Buildbase?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    67% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for drivers to book a holiday at Buildbase?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    88% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • People get proper breaks

    Do drivers at Buildbase get proper breaks?

    People get proper breaks

    How we know this

    75% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

What is career progression like for drivers at Buildbase?

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  • Enough training

    Do drivers get enough training when they start at Buildbase?

    Most people get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    50% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Opportunities to progress

    Are drivers given support to progress at Buildbase?

    Most people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 63% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Latest reviews from drivers at Buildbase

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  • Best thing

    I take pride that my machinery works

    Worst thing

    Bad customers who break machinery and managers who only care about profit and not repairing/replacing broken machinery

    2.5

    Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Once out freedom

    Worst thing

    Waiting to load

    4.8

    Driver, April 2021

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How Buildbase ranks

Buildbase ranks joint 30th to work for in HGV or LGV driver employers

  1. 30= Allied Bakeries
    6.2
  2. 30= Buildbase
    6.2
  3. 30= FedEx
    6.2