Women Trainee Truck Drivers

Job No: 155294
Location: Greater Melbourne

These positions are only available to female applicants. This recruitment initiative qualifies as a “special measure” under Section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).

Have you ever wanted to drive a truck but never had the opportunity? This is your chance!

Apply now and you could be part of our multi-award-winning Trainee Driver Program, where you will:

  • be in a small group of all women
  • be trained by an experienced driver trainer
  • come out with your new licence and a permanent job with industry leaders

And on top of that, you’ll be paid while you train.

ABOUT US

We are:

  • Hanson: a leader in building and construction materials with an extensive production and logistics network across Australia.
  • Alex Fraser: Australia's leading provider of sustainable construction materials for building greener roads.

Together, our award-winning Trainee Driver Program has provided a new career opportunity to more than 25 talented, women drivers of all ages and backgrounds, who now have their HR or HC licence and successful transport careers at Hanson and Alex Fraser.

THE PROGRAM

You will be part of a four-week training course, blending classroom learning and practical, hands-on driving training.

During this time, you will learn in concrete agitators and tippers trucks (all automatics) supplied by both Hanson and Alex Fraser. What's more, you will have dedicated support from your trainer and the businesses during the program.

At the end of the program, you’ll take your licence test (and we’re sure you will pass).

Once licenced, you’ll start driving out of one of these possible locations:

  • Dandenong
  • Westall
  • Werribee
  • Melton
  • Port Melbourne
  • Collingwood
  • Epping
  • Wollert
  • Laverton North
  • Clarinda
  • Lang Lang
  • Lysterfield
  • Kilmore
  • Diggers Rest

And more!

WHO YOU ARE

We are looking for women who are ready for a new challenge, and who:

  • work well under pressure and remain calm and optimistic in challenging situations.
  • rationally respond to unexpected changes in driving conditions.
  • have a strong focus on safety.
  • follow procedures, regulations and legal obligations.
  • have excellent time management skills.
  • build strong, positive working relationships.
  • communicate well and provide our valued customers with high quality service.

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for an HR licence, you must:

  • have an Australian Driver's Licence for a minimum of 2 years (automatic or manual).
  • pass a pre-employment commercial driver medical which includes a drug test.
  • be able to meet the criteria for licencing, which includes signing a declaration about medical, interlock devices and outstanding fines and disqualifications.
  • be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including a booster).
  • be able to commence training on August 8, 2022.

To be eligible for an HC licence, you must:

  • have an Australian Heavy Rigid Licence for a minimum of 1 year (automatic or manual).
  • pass a pre-employment commercial driver medical which includes a drug test.
  • be able to meet the criteria for licencing, which includes signing a declaration about medical, interlock devices and outstanding fines and disqualifications.
  • be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including a booster).
  • be able to commence training on August 8, 2022.

WHAT’S NEXT?

Fill out the form below. We will screen applications as they come in. If selected, you must be able to:

  • Attend a Group Information and Interview Session on Wednesday 13 July 2022 in Laverton North.
  • Commence training on Monday 8 August 2022.

 

Ready to take your driving career to the next step? There couldn't be a better time!

 

Apply Now

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