Main objectives:Drive a heavy truck or tanker, with or without articulated semi or full trailer, to transport goods or liquids.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Drive a vehicle between depot and loading and unloading points.
  • Cartage of containers, loose and/or unitised pallet loads, bulk fuels, timber products, stock or general freight of every description.
  • Follow the correct safety procedures if the goods being transported are dangerous.
  • Collect and deliver dairy products.
  • Inter-city line haul or route operations where applicable.
  • Assist with or perform loading and unloading tasks.

Typical qualifications and experience:Six months on-the-job training plus appropriate licence. Drivers licence endorsement for cartage of hazardous goods. Fork hoist operator’s licence where applicable.