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ByBen Vick

Aug 24, 2023

Job Title: Driver

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement.


Note: if you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Any questions regarding the application or recruitment process should be sent in writing to [email protected].

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Operating Division: TPT Port Elizabeth MPT

Position Title: Driver: <15 Ton


Employee Group: Non Permanent

Location: Port Elizabeth

Reporting To: Grade Level :HRLYK1


Reference Number: 203321

Position Purpose:


To load, unload, convey and stack cargo within the Terminal in compliance with the applicable standard operating procedures

in order to ensure a continuous flow of operations.

Position outputs:

  • Perform daily task on allocated machine prior to commencement of work to ensure that
  • Complete daily task sheet and record defects and advise supervisor.
  • Check tonnage of cargo and lifting capacity of machine.
  • Re-fuel machine when required.
  • Prepare equipment for relevant cargo.
  • Operate allocated equipment if accordance with applicable stands operating procedure and monitor equipment performance
  • during performance of the job.
  • Follow procedures for accidents and breakdowns and report these.
  • Housekeeping on equipment and tools.
  • Perform end of shift task

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Years of Experience with a formal qualification:
  • Grade 12 / NQF 4
  • 1-year relevant experience driving a forklift
  • Certificate of competence for forklift and tractor-trailer
  • Valid code 10/C1 driversā€™ license with PDP


  • Daily task on equipment
  • Shut down procedures
  • Safety procedures and regulations
  • Lifting equipment regulations
  • Cargo and equipment procedures
  • Terminal layout
  • Literacy
  • Communication

Closing Date: 25-08-2023.


By Ben Vick

Ben Vick is a Content Writer and Creator at Careersroom. He focuses on creating well-researched and unique content and believes that all weaknesses can be turned into strengths with time, effort, and practice.

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