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Careers - Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria

B-Double Truck Driver - BDT1120

12 November 2020

B-Double Truck Driver

 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 an experienced B-Double Truck Driver to join our Dispatch & Logistics team. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated B-Double driver with a proven commitment to safety that is looking for a successful career in a progressive company.

This position requires an experienced truck driver to transport finished goods across local, regional and metro Melbourne. This position may also require the successful applicant to complete day trips interstate. The successful applicant will have knowledge of the Chain of Responsibility requirements as well as working within fatigue management guidelines.  This position requires the applicant to perform driving duties whilst adhering to all OH&S, legislative, site and contractual obligations.

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

The successful applicant will have:

  • Multi-combination (B-double) licence
  • Loader and/or forklift licence (preferred)
  • 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, energy and are motivated to make a difference, please email or post your resume and cover letter using reference code ‘BDT1120’ 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 27th November 2020.

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

Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria


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