Ultra Heavy Vehicle Drivers (x5) – Unitrans Job Vacancies, Limpopo

An opportunity has become available for a high caliber Driver to distribute explosives to various clients. Please refer to the minimum requirements, duties and responsibilities below for further information.

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 11 Literacy level (Verbally and Numerically literate)
  • Code EC driver’s license with valid PrDP (DGP)
  • 3 years experience driving a Ultra Heavy Vehicle
  • Must have experience transporting dangerous goods
  • Must be 25 years of age and above
  • Must be prepared to work weekends and public holidays
  • Defensive driving techniques
  • Function and location of vehicle components
  • Reporting procedure of emergencies and defects
  • Vehicle inspections and operating a fire extinguisher
  • Maximizing vehicle cost-effectiveness and efficiency
  • Vehicle loading techniques

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare vehicle for trip and operate Ultra heavy duty vehicles.
  • Load, Transport and offloading of vehicles.
  • Handle required documentation and perform ancillary duties
  • All other reasonable instructions from Supervisor
  • Prepared to work shifts, weekends and public holidays
  • Safe driving record and clean criminal record
  • Housekeeping of vehicles, uniform and PPE
  • Adhere to promote SOP’s and Safety Procedures Successfully undergo / complete the following:
  • Medical evaluation
  • USCS training modules
  • Induction processes
  • Practical driving evaluation
  • Verification of clean criminal record

Maintain vehicle standards and comply with company equipment and vehicle procedures

  • Receive and sign for all equipment and check that all is in working order
  • Conduct vehicle audit and complete checklist
  • Responsible and accountable for all technology and equipment used in the vehicle
  • Inspects vehicle on completion of duty

Drive vehicle responsibly and recording of accident and incidents

  • Drive in a responsible manner and obey all traffic regulations
  • Report of all incidents to the branch and relevant authorities
  • Comply with vehicle operating instructions

Perform control function of scheduled trips

  • Perform standard checks prior to departing from the branch
  • Report to control immediately when the vehicle becomes immobilized or likely to become immobilized
  • Comply with instructions to ensure that company codes are adhered to and precautions are taken to protect crew and load
  • Carry out operational security drills and maintain security awareness and vigilance
  • Take preventative action if any suspicious activity is noticed

Health and Safety

  • Participate in safety forums
  • Report all safety incidents
  • Attend safety education and refresher programmes
  • Comply with ALL safety policies and procedures in the workplace
  • Wear protective clothing at ALL times

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