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Truck driver


    Thind Transport Ltd






    • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
    • or equivalent experience



    7 months to less than 1 year

    Work setting

    • Various locations



    • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
    • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
    • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
    • Load and unload goods
    • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
    • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
    • Pay and receive payments for goods
    • Perform brake adjustments
    • Perform emergency roadside repairs
    • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
    • Perform preventive maintenance
    • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
    • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption
    • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
    • Transport and handle dangerous goods

    Experience and specialization

    Documentation knowledge

    • Bill of lading
    • Driver logbook
    • Maintenance and repair reports

    Communication systems experience

    • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

    Additional information

    Security and safety

    • Criminal record check
    • Driving record check (abstract)
    • Drug test

    Work conditions and physical capabilities

    • Attention to detail
    • Handling heavy loads
    • Large workload
    • Physically demanding
    • Sitting

    Personal suitability

    • Efficient interpersonal skills
    • Excellent oral communication
    • Excellent written communication
    • Flexibility
    • Judgement
    • Reliability
    • Team player
    • Hardworking

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