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Job Title
Bulk Fuel Driver - 12 Month FTC
Employment Type
Full Time
Experience
5 to 10 years
Salary
15700
Job Published
18 June 2024
Job Reference No.
2110992187

Job Description

Job Overview: Our client is currently seeking a skilled Bulk Fuel Driver responsible for the safe and efficient transportation of bulk quantities of fuel to designated locations. This role involves loading, unloading, and delivering fuel using specialized tanker trucks. The ideal candidate will prioritize safety, adhere to regulations, maintain vehicle condition, and ensure timely deliveries.

Key Responsibilities:

Driving and Operation:

  • Safely operate tanker trucks for bulk fuel transportation.
  • Adhere to all traffic laws and regulations.
  • Conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections of the vehicle.
  • Proficiency in utilizing GPS/Google Maps for route navigation.

Loading and Unloading:

  • Load fuel onto the tanker at distribution points.
  • Unload fuel at designated delivery points, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
  • Advantageous experience in loading at refineries in Cape Town.

Safety Compliance:

  • Follow safety protocols and procedures to prevent accidents and spills.
  • Utilize proper equipment and adhere to guidelines for handling hazardous materials.
  • Maintain a safety-conscious approach throughout operations.

Documentation:

  • Maintain accurate records of deliveries, mileage, and fuel consumption.
  • Complete required paperwork and documentation for each trip.

Vehicle Maintenance:

  • Perform routine maintenance on the tanker truck.
  • Report any mechanical issues promptly and coordinate repairs as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Valid commercial driver's license (DGP).
  • Code 14 Drivers License
  • Clean driving record.
  • Experience in operating tanker trucks.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and procedures related to transporting hazardous materials.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in transporting Bulk Fuel.

Skills:

  • Excellent driving skills with a strong emphasis on safety.
  • Attention to detail for accurate record-keeping.
  • Ability to work independently and meet delivery schedules.
  • Strong communication skills for coordination with dispatch and customers.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift and move heavy hoses and equipment.
  • Stamina to handle long hours of driving and exposure to various weather conditions.

Working Conditions:

  • 12-month fixed-term contract (FTC).
  • Working hours: 1 week on, 1 week off, from 6 am to 9 pm.
  • Cell phone allowance and load allowance provided.
  • Exposure to outdoor elements during fueling and delivery processes.

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