Heavy truck and lorry drivers

Role Responsibilities

  • Driving and tending a heavy motor vehicle, such as a lorry with or without trailer or a dump-truck, to transport goods, liquids or heavy materials over short or long distances
  • Determining the most appropriate routes
  • Ensuring that goods are stowed and securely covered to prevent loss and damage
  • Assisting with or carrying out loading or unloading operations, using various lifting or tipping devices
  • Carrying out minor maintenance to vehicles, and arranging major maintenance and repairs
  • Estimating weights to comply with load limitations, and ensuring the safe distribution of weights

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