Sunkiasvorių sunkvežimių ir krovinių transporto priemonių vairuotojai
Heavy truck and lorry drivers drive and tend heavy motor vehicles to transport goods, liquids and heavy materials over short or long distances.
Tasks include -
(a) driving and tending a heavy motor vehicle, such as a lorry with or without trailer or a dump-truck, to transport goods, liquids or heavy materials over short or long distances;
(b) determining the most appropriate routes;
(c) ensuring that goods are stowed and securely covered to prevent loss and damage;
(d) assisting with or carrying out loading or unloading operations, using various lifting or tipping devices;
(e) carrying out minor maintenance to vehicles, and arranging major maintenance and repairs;
(f) estimating weights to comply with load limitations, and ensuring the safe distribution of weights.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Concrete mixer driver
- Garbage truck driver
- Heavy truck driver
- Road train driver
Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Van driver - 8322