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Overview

Tow Truck Drivers drive tow trucks requiring a specially endorsed class of licence, to transport broken-down motor vehicles.

Day-to-day

  • travels to scene of accident, illegal parking or other situation requiring towing
  • attaches towing equipment to vehicle or winches vehicle onto tilt-deck winch- truck
  • tows vehicle to depot or other location
  • carries out winching and heavy salvage
  • maintains and repairs equipment
  • keeps records.

Considerations

  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

To become a Tow Truck Driver

Skills employers are looking for

  • Customer Service

  • Communication Skills

  • Truck Driving

  • Problem Solving

  • Forklift Operation

  • Time Management

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