Job details.

Location
Waikato
Salary
Competitive
Job Type
Full Time
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285287
Posted
13 days ago

Job SearchRoading/Traffic Management

Class 4 Driver/Vehicle Operator

Job details.

Location
Waikato
Salary
Competitive
Job Type
Full Time
Ref
285287
Posted
13 days ago
Truck Driver – Opportunities in Waikato
 
Tradestaff have Truck Driver jobs available across Waikato
 
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We are on the hunt for Truck Drivers 

Your duties include but are not limited to;
 
  • carry out routine safety checks of vehicles to ensure they can be driven safely.
  • weighing of truck/s before and after it is loaded to comply with load limitations and ensuring safe distribution of weight.
  • supervise or assist with loading and unloading vehicles using lifting and tipping devices
  • driving of trucks to transport materials, goods and equipment and make deliveries, to various job sites.
  • operate company vehicles in a safe, efficient and environmentally responsible manner. This includes driving and operating road sweepers, dump trucks and company vehicles; keeping vehicles, plant, tools and equipment in a clean and tidy condition.
  • checking the condition of the load ensuring that it is securely fastened and covered to prevent loss and damage.
  • follow the correct safety procedures if goods being transported are dangerous
  • check and verification of all the loading documentation related to loads they are carrying
  • 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
  • record keeping, maintain an up-to-date log book of the hours worked
If you have WTR endorsements you may also need experience with preparing and positioning mobile plant; fitting and removing attachments such as buckets, winches, loading scoops, shovel blades and rock breaking hammers; operating controls to excavate, break, drill, level, compact, gouge out, move, load and spread earth, rock, rubble, soil and other materials; manipulate attachments using manual and hydraulic controls
Ideally, you will be or have:
  • At least 1 year Truck Driving experience
  • Appropriate class 2, 4 or 5 valid license essential
  • Preferrable but not essential WTR or a combination of endorsements
  • Own reliable transport
  • At least 2 work references
  • The ability to work from drawings, markers and/or verbal instructions
  • 100% commitment to Health & Safety
  • Able to pass a pre-employment drug test
 
In return we offer competitive rates of pay, varied and challenging work, regular hours with a guaranteed minimum of 30 hours per week, as well as long-term opportunities.
 
Minimum pay range $29.66-$40 depending on experience
 
 
About Tradestaff: Tradestaff is also a member of the Recruitment & Consulting Services Association (RCSA) of Australia and New Zealand, demonstrating our commitment to professional standards.