Tanker Driver

Tanker Drivers drive tanker trucks requiring a specially endorsed class of licence, to transport bulk liquids.

Overview

Tanker Drivers drive tanker trucks requiring a specially endorsed class of licence, to transport bulk liquids.

Day-to-day

  • fills tanker as necessary from main supply tanks or from a series of tanks if collecting milk
  • drives vehicle from loading to discharge points
  • attaches hosing couplings and operates truck pump to fill or discharge load
  • ensures all safety and security procedures are followed
  • makes regular checks of the vehicle, holding tank and couplings
  • keeps all documentation requirements for specific load type.

Considerations

  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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