Cross Border Long Distance Code 14 Truck Driver

Full time @G & H Transport in Hazardous Materials Email Job

Job Detail

  • Job ID 10507
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Gender Any
  • Industry Fuel and Energy
  • Qualifications Grade 10
  • License Code 14
  • Coverage Cross-border

Job Description

Job Title: Cross Border Long Distance Code 14 Truck Driver (Dangerous Goods)
Company: GH Transport
Location: South Africa

GH Transport is looking for highly skilled and experienced cross border long distance Code 14 truck drivers to join our team. We are a leading transportation company that specializes in dangerous goods transportation and Afrox affiliated training and work experience would be an added advantage.

Minimum Criteria:

  • Valid identity document
  • Valid Code 14 driver’s license
  • Valid dangerous goods license
  • Over 25 years of age
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in tanker transportation
  • Clean driving history and references reflecting no serious accidents and/or driving offences in the past 3 years
  • Minimum Grade 10, preferably Grade 12 education
  • Ability to obtain a blasting license in the relevant African country
  • No criminal record
  • Fully vaccinated
  • South African national

Responsibilities:

  • Safe transportation of dangerous goods across South Africa
  • Accurate and up-to-date documentation
  • Adherence to all traffic laws and regulations
  • Maintaining a safe and clean vehicle
  • Reporting incidents or malfunctions to management

Duties:

  • Collaborating with maintenance staff to ensure vehicle roadworthiness
  • Daily communication with controllers regarding collections and deliveries
  • Compliance with health and safety regulations, road safety/dangerous goods regulations, and border customs control
  • On-time pick-up and delivery of goods
  • Reporting accidents and incidents immediately to the SHERQ manager and Investigator
  • Responsibility for the load from loading to off-loading
  • Driving responsibly and in a safe manner
  • Professional customer service and respect for customers and their staff
  • Completion of required documentation
  • Daily vehicle checks and reporting of defects
  • Adherence to all customer and company safety regulations, and legal requirements
  • Maintaining safety equipment and reporting damages
  • Responsibility for personal safety and health, as well as that of others on the company’s and customer’s premises
  • Compliance with company policies, including the Quality Policy and Drug & Alcohol Policy
  • Route planning and staying on route without deviation
  • Monitoring fuel consumption and addressing shortages
  • Assistance with loading and off-loading, securing and protecting loads
  • Hitching and unhitching semi-trailers, trailers, links, and tankers
  • Shunting trailers as necessary
  • Availability through 24/7 cellphone contact
  • Compliance with truck and trailer file regulations and procedures
  • Obtaining border clearance as per standard procedure
  • General mechanical knowledge is a plus
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