MC Yard Tug Operator - Afternoon Shift

SARGEANT TRANSPORT
Melbourne
Western Suburbs
Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
Road Transport
Casual/Vacation
Posted 24d ago

Sargeant Transport are an Australian owned and operated company that provides the expertise to deliver quality-focused, cost-effective solutions to meet our customers' logistical requirements.  Dedicated to creating strong partnerships, we assist in the growth, and ultimate success, of our valued customers, through communication and innovation.

 

Position Overview

We are seeking an experienced MC licensed PM SHIFT YARD TUG driver based in the western suburbs, to undertake yard duties - predominantly tasked with coupling trailers and trucks, docking trailers for preloading on our cross dock and organising the trailer yard.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced yard tug driver to take control of the yard operation and make it their own.

Afternoon Shift rate 

Sunday – average 7 hours: Start 10:00 – Finish 17:00 (OPTIONAL) 

Monday to Friday – average 10 hours: Start 14:00 – Finish 00:00

Specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Day to day operation of a multi and or heavy combination vehicle.
  • Hook and unhook B-Doubles and Singles daily
  • Docking trailers for unloads/preloads
  •  Manage the trailer movements in the Truganina Depot
  • Complying with the Sargeant Transport coupling & uncoupling trailers and tug test procedures.
  •  Washout vans as required
  •  Compile list of trucks and trailers daily
  • Adhering to the Driver Manual and customer safety goals in direct areas of responsibility and adhering to all relevant OH&S legislative, policy and procedural requirements.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Minimum 2 years' experience (refrigeration experience highly desirable).
  • Extensive experience with coupling and uncoupling trailers, setting up Double & or Semi' combinations.
  • Good understanding of load restraint.
  • Possess an MC Licence.
  • Good communication, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Good knowledge of Chain of Responsibility and road transport legislation.
  • Mature attitude with the ability to work independently.

Benefits:

  • Good working conditions.
  • Growing organisation, offering career stability.
  • Further training and development opportunities.
  • Modern and well-maintained fleet

Sargeant Transport will require all successful candidates to undertake a criminal history check, pre-employment medical and drug & alcohol testing.

Sargeant Transport is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage men and women of all ages and Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

 

If you would like to be part of our team and consider your skills and experience to be suitable for this position, please apply now by clicking the 'Apply' button below.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a heavy vehicle driver's licence?
  • Do you have multi drop delivery experience?
  • Are you willing to provide a copy of your driving record history?
  • Are you willing to undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol screening?

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