Truck Driver (General)

Truck Drivers (General) drive heavy trucks requiring a specially endorsed class of licence, to transport bulky goods.

Overview

Truck Drivers (General) drive heavy trucks requiring a specially endorsed class of licence, to transport bulky goods.

Day-to-day

  • manoeuvres vehicles into position for loading and unloading
  • loads and unloads vehicles using lifting and tipping devices
  • observes safety requirements when loading and unloading vehicles
  • makes regular quality checks of vehicles to ensure they can be driven safely
  • estimates weights to comply with load limitations and ensure safe distribution of weight
  • ensures goods are stowed and securely covered to prevent loss and damage
  • verifies loading documents, checks condition of goods and obtain certification of deliveries.

Considerations

  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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