Fuel Tanker Driver

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Refuel Australia
Geraldton, Australia

Company Profile

Fuel Tanker Driver

Job ID: 10065
Job Views: 42
Location: Geraldton
Post Code: 6530
Category: Transport & Logistics
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 04/04/2024


About the business

Refuel Australia is a respected distributor of quality Ampol fuels and lubricants throughout the Pilbara, Midwest, Wheatbelt, Gascoyne and Murchison areas of Western Australia and the Northern Territory from Darwin to Alice Springs.

The company has been in the fuel distribution industry for over 23 years running a modern fleet of trucks and tankers.

At Refuel Australia our people are the greatest contributors to our success.  We are currently offering an opportunity for a Fuel Tanker Driver to join our team, working from a Geraldton base.

About the role:

Reporting to the Area Manager, you will be responsible for the safe delivery of fuel throughout the Midwest region. Multi-product deliveries include Refuel Australia depots, a variety of customers including stations, farming, mining, drilling, roadhouses and service stations, OPT’s and commercial customers.

Job Requirements:

Key responsibilities:

  • Drivers are required to safely load, transport and unload bulk petroleum products at retail, agricultural, commercial business and mine sites.
  • Drive multi vehicles, including single, b-double and road-train combinations including triples.
  • Ensure safety procedures are followed at all times, in all work areas, within Refuel Australia sites, customer sites and on the road.
  • Ensure complete familiarity with Refuel Australia Drivers Handbook and undertake all transport expectations, hazard management, vehicle operations, loading and deliveries in line with all company procedures.
  • Complete prestart checks and report maintenance issues.
  • Report any incidents or near misses in line with Refuel Australia incident reporting procedure.
  • Undertake fuel deliveries in a safe manner to sites and all customers in line with communication and direction from Fuel Scheduler or Area Manager.
  • Develop, grow and maintain good relationships with customers and ensure Refuel Australia customers receive a professional delivery experience at all times.
  • Use handheld electronic system provided to complete all required administrative tasks associated with deliveries.

Relevant qualifications:

MC drivers licence.

Current DG licence.

Minimum two years MC driving experience – with fuel tanker driving and delivery experience.

Excellent driving history.

Safe Load Pass.

Current forklift licence.

Fatigue management training certificate.

National Police Clearance.

Essential skills:

  • Skilled and competent driver experience, preferably in the safe delivery of Dangerous Goods.
  • Basic mechanical skills on the operation of a heavy vehicle.
  • Skilled and competent driver dedicated to achieving the highest level of safety and risk reduction with a history of safe work practices, understanding hazard identification and risk assessment process.
  • Good knowledge of heavy vehicle mass management, fatigue management (BFM), dangerous goods and road transport rules and regulations, load restraint and chain of responsibility (CoR).
  • Good knowledge of workplace health and safety legislation, policies and associated operation of heavy vehicles.
  • Strong customer service focus, positive attitude, good communication skills, work ethic and respect for colleagues.
  • Strong commitment to managing fatigue.
  • Knowledge of basic manual handling procedures.
  • Must frequently be able to lift up to 25kg.
  • Ability to drive long distances and travel regularly.
  • Good numeracy skills.

How to Apply:

To submit an application click the apply button.  For a confidential discussion, please call or email Marina Ricupero, HR Manager, Refuel Australia - marinar@refuelaus.com.au.

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

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Do you have experience driving multi combination (MC) vehicles?
  • Describe your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a Fuel Tanker Driver?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a truck driver?
  • Do you have a current Dangerous Goods drivers licence?
  • Are you willing to undergo a pre-employment medical check?
  • Are you willing to provide a copy of your driving record history?
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