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HR Truck Driver

HR Truck Driver

  • Hallam based location
  • Temporary on-going role
  • Get your foot in the door with a major transport business

About the business

Our client is a major transport company based in Victoria, with interstate services up and down the eastern seaboard as well as into Adelaide. They offer a wide range of transport vehicles to assist with servicing a range of industries and supporting major manufacturing and production companies.

About the role

An opportunity exists for an experienced Heavy Rigid Driver to join this nationally recognised company in a temporary capacity on an on-going casual basis. A major part of the role will be to load and unload product from the tipping tray with the attached crane (for this you will be required to hold a 'Vehicle Loading Crane Ticket'). The role will be based in Hallam and job hours will be 6:00am - 2:30pm (approximately); some overtime may be required from time to time.

The role will interact with clients and so presentation and quality customer service is a big part of this role - you are representing the company! There is minimal paperwork involved; however the successful applicant will need to be organised and neat with their consignment notes.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manoeuvring vehicles into position for loading and unloading
  • Loading and unloading vehicles using lifting and tipping devices
  • Observing safety requirements when loading and unloading vehicles
  • Making regular quality checks of vehicles to ensure they can be driven safely
  • Estimating weights to comply with load limitations and ensuring safe distribution of weight
  • Ensuring goods are stowed and securely covered to prevent loss and damage
  • Verifying loading documents, checking condition of goods and obtaining certification of deliveries

Skills & Experience

  • A current Heavy Rigid Truck Licence
  • Vehicle Loading Crane Ticket
  • Forklift licence (desirable)
  • An excellent driving history
  • Be physically fit
  • Good knowledge of the local area
  • Ability & confidence to drive within the Melbourne Metro area and surrounds

How to apply

All applications MUST be received via the GBS Recruitment website (www.gbsrecruitment.com.au), Job #2004867. Please contact Bridget McGrath or Michael Taplin on 03 5174 2665 if you have any questions.

Date Posted
Manufacturing & Industrial
Melbourne, VIC
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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