Industry Experienced Class 5 Truck Drivers


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Civil Construction

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Permanent / Full Time

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About the job

Taggart is family-owned and has been operating in Canterbury since 1953 and is continually growing and diversifying into other areas. We are looking for Class 5 Truck Drivers to compliment our existing team of experienced drivers carting materials, plant and equipment to and from various locations throughout Canterbury.

Class 5 Licence
Wheels / Tracks / Rollers endorsement
In addition, we are looking for someone that has:

Proven experience operating truck and trailer units and/or articulated vehicles;
Highly experienced with spreading, tipping and jack-knifing
Ability to safely and competently operate truck/trailers in confined spaces and to self load
Significant short-haul experience including tipper and trailer haul
Exposure to civil siteworks/roading formation, working around newly developed services and surveyed areas
Driving on green field sites on uneven surfaces and soft ground
Proven local and regional knowledge
A positive, can-do attitude
Ability to follow instructions
Ability to work well in a team environment
Able to work effectively and efficiently for extended periods of time with limited supervision
Positive attitude towards work and working with others
Ability to make sound decisions
High personal standards of presentation
Is Drug-free (Pre-employment, reasonable cause, post-incident and random drug testing) This position is based in our Belfast Yard and required to operate both locally and regionally. This position offers a competitive remuneration package and the ability to expand your knowledge base while working alongside a team of passionate and driven professionals. Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and appropriate New Zealand Driver Licences.