Reports to: Site Foreperson/Manager

Main objectives: Drive a heavy truck or tanker, with or without trailer, to transport goods, materials or liquids to or from a construction site.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Drive a vehicle between a depot or construction site and loading and unloading points.
  • Assist with or perform loading and unloading tasks.
  • Check the condition of the load and that it is securely fastened.
  • Follow the correct safety procedures if the goods being transported are dangerous.
  • Maintain a log book and other records.
  • Ensure the vehicle is properly maintained.

Typical qualifications and experience: Three months on-the-job training or an ITO qualification plus the appropriate heavy vehicle licence. Practical and organisational skills.