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Heavy Transport – Class 5 Drivers

13 August '17

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
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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