Hilton Haulage Limited is a leading transport and logistics company with bases throughout NZ. With over 380 employees, the company provides an array of transport and storage solutions to a wide range of industries and business sectors, providing a great environment to develop your career.
We are on the hunt for a talented driver to join our busy Sockburn branch. Reporting to the Branch Manager and taking day to day instructions from Dispatchers, the successful driver will be based on a steel run, carting various lengths and types of steel between Christchurch and Timaru.
There will be multiple delivery points on the way and once reloaded in Timaru, there will be further deliveries on the trip back to Christchurch.
Previous experience loading and carting steel preferred, including the use of chains, and an understanding of various tying down techniques such as goosing for specific pieces.
This is a fulltime permanent dayshift (Monday to Friday) position. Starting time for this role is around 5.30am and the shift will be approximately 9-
10 hours in duration. Most of this work will be done on a DAF Tractor unit with quad axle flat deck trailer (manual and auto transmission depending on unit available).
Health & Safety is a key focus at Hilton Haulage, so the successful applicant must be prepared to comply with all safety-
related rules, policies, procedures and directions given. This includes observing customer site rules and taking all reasonable steps to prevent harm to themselves or others.
Ideal candidates for this vacancy will offer experience in general freight and in the operation of a range of Class 5 combinations.
Strong geographical knowledge of Canterbury and South Canterbury would be a distinct advantage. A willingness to be part of a team and assist on other runs and / or help other divisions during peak and non-
peak periods is essential.
If you have a clean driving record and you are ready to work for a growing company, then we want to hear from you! In return, we can offer you great gear, an awesome team to work with and competitive employment conditions.
To apply, please complete the online application form and attach a copy of your CV.