Tasks

  • driving and tending a heavy motor vehicle, such as a lorry with or without trailer, to transport goods, liquids or heavy materials over short or long distances
  • determining the most appropriate routes
  • ensuring goods are stowed and securely covered, to prevent loss and damage
  • assisting with or carrying out loading or unloading operations, using various lifting or tipping devices
  • carrying out minor maintenance to vehicles, and arranges major maintenance and repairs
  • estimating weights to comply with load limitations, and ensuring the safe distribution of weights

    Educational level

    • Skilled
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