Heavy Transport – Class 5 Drivers
Our well-established clients are looking to employ Heavy Transport – Class 5 Drivers. Applicants need to have trade qualification and a fantastic attitude for work, who has a willingness to get stuck in and add value with a supportive team and management looking out for you every step of the way!
If you are a qualified or experienced Heavy Transport – Class 5 Drivers with a great work ethic then this could be just the role for you!
Requirements for these positions are:
- Class five driver’s license with truck and trailer experience
- An understanding of the importance of safety in the work place
- Self-motivated and a team player
- Ideally have experience working on country roads
- A minimum of 12 months recent experience driving heavy combinations
- Skills and knowledge
- Heavy truck drivers may do some or all of the following:
carry out routine checks of their truck;weigh their truck before and after it is loaded;supervise or help with loading their truck;check the condition of the load and that it is secure;follow the correct safety procedures if goods being transported are dangerous;keep records of, and check invoices for materials they are carrying;plan the best route of delivery;drive a truck to make deliveries or pick up goods;keep a logbook of the hours they work.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following::
- Excellent driving skills;
- Basic knowledge of the mechanics of their truck and how to maintain it;
- Knowledge of how to secure loads – for example, how to use load binders, chains and strops;
- Knowledge of transport laws and related industry laws;
- Knowledge of emergency procedures and how to handle hazardous conditions;
- Ability to use satellite tracking equipment and on-board computers.
If this role sounds like you, Apply online today with a current CV and cover letter. Please add “Heavy Transport – Class 5 Drivers ” on the reference line.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
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