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Art Technician/HGV Driver

Job Details

  • Posted:23rd April, 2024
  • Sector:Fine Art & Gallery, Fine Art Shipping
  • Location:London, United Kingdom
  • Job Ref:17406
  • Salary:Competitive Salary + Overtime

Our client a Fine Art Shipping company, are now seeking to appoint an experienced HGV Driver / Art Handler to join their established team!


  • Driving a truck, locally, domestically and throughout Europe
  • Stay up to date on laws regarding driving hours, border control and HMRC rules and regulations as well as company policies at all times
  • Handling and packing of various types of fine art and securing in truck for safe transport Installation/De-Installation of various fine art and furniture
  • Picking up and delivering a variety of artworks including paintings, sculptures and high value furniture of all descriptions
  • Collect driving crew daily 
  • Maintain and oversee the designated truck daily, filling out defect paperwork as necessary 
  • Ensure effective communication with the transport manager regarding traffic or relevant events that may affect the route 

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Have an HGV licence
  • Possess a clean driving record
  • Thorough understanding and previous experience with industry standards for handling, packing, transporting and installing high end furniture, art and antiques
  • Ability to work comfortably on a truck as well as client site
  • Be physically fit and have the ability to work comfortably on ladders, scaffolding or mechanized lifts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional approach

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