Log Transport – Cadetship

Listed Mon 21 Oct, 3:43 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Waimea Contract Carriers and Heavy Haulage is an established professional heavy transport company operating in the top of the south.

We have an exciting opportunity for someone young and enthusiastic to join our company as a cadet driver.

You will start your pathway in our Heavy Haulage division as a load pilot learning all aspects of this operation. This will include assisting with loading and unloading a wide range of machinery to numerous forestry and construction sites in the Nelson / Marlborough regions.

This position will require flexibility with hours and some weekend work will be required.

We will provide you with on-going training and support, progressing to becoming a fulltime Log truck driver in our Logging division over a 12 month to 2 year period.

Specifically, we will help you gain:

  • Your Class 2 load pilot certification
  • W,T,R licences
  • Class 2,4 & 5 licences

You will need:

  • To hold a minimum full class 1 licence
  • Have a passion for the transport industry
  • Be well presented and able to look after our gear
  • Be punctual , reliable & honest
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Have a willingness to listen and a want to learn

In return we will offer a good rate of pay to the successful applicant. A minimum of 40 hours is guaranteed and a full uniform is supplied.

Applicants will be required to undertake a pre employment medical , drug testing and a police check.

This is a great opportunity to start an exciting career in the transport industry.

Note: if you already have a class 4 license we can fast track you through the Cadetship and on to a Log truck in around 4 to 6 months.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to join our team we want to hear from you.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.