Truck Drivers – TRU0622

AKD is a forestry products company, growing and manufacturing sustainable quality timber products. With operations across Queensland, NSW and Victoria we have 1,000 plus strong team members who are passionate about our business!

AKD is proud of our diverse culture, that supports empowered individuals, embraces teamwork, and encourages a simple action orientated ‘can do – make it happen’ attitude. 

We are looking for experienced Truck Drivers to join our Supply Chain & Logistics team. This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated truck drivers with a proven commitment to safety that is looking for a successful career in a progressive company.

These positions require the successful candidates to transport finished goods across local, regional and metro Sydney, with the position primarily based out of our Gilmore site. We are seeking applications from drivers that have knowledge and previous experience driving within metro Sydney, with this position delivering finished goods to our customers.

Knowledge of the Chain of Responsibility requirements as well as working within fatigue management guidelines is also required for this position, as well as adhering to all OH&S, legislative, site and contractual obligations.

Our truck drivers are based on an attractive and rewarding pay structure with a new fleet of trucks that have recently arrived.

The successful applicants will have great communication skills and a friendly nature, with proven experience maintaining strong relationships with customers and contractors.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Heavy Combination or Multi-combination (B-double) licence is required.
  • Loader and/or forklift licence (preferred but not mandatory)
  • Previous hauling experience & a clear understanding of road transport legislation
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Demonstrated commitment to health, safety and wellbeing
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Positive and well composed attitude

If you have commitment, motivation and want to be part of a fantastic team, please email your resume and cover letter using reference code ‘TRU0622’ to the below addresses. For further information please email recruitment@akd.com.au or call Michael Swanson (Recruitment Manager) for a confidential conversation on (03) 5231 9100.

Note: Applications close 15th July 2022.

Note: Pre-employment drug and alcohol, along with functional capacity testing, will be required.