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Ultra Heavy Duty Driver

ByBen Vick

Mar 18, 2024

Position: Ultra Heavy Duty Driver

Task Grade : T07


Area of Speacialization : Transporting of goods and materials whilst maintaining safety all times.

Department: Multi Axels

Business Unit : Logistics Services

Location: South Africa (Gauteng)

Reference Number: ERI 0012356


Closing Date: 3/4/2024

Minimum Requirements

  • Matric
  • Valid and Un-Endorsed code 14 Driver’s Licence
  • Valid Public Drivers Permit (PDP)
  • Relevant Crane Driving Qualification


  • 3 Years related experience on inter-link or abnormal interrupter.
  • 2 Years experience on other vehicles
  • Hydraulic Truck Mounted Cranes
  • Knowledge and Experience of Driving Abnormal Load Tractors in Multi-Tractor applications as well as solo

Skills and Competencies

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Customer Orientated
  • Innovative
  • Honest and Reliable
  • Team Oriented
  • Literate


  • In-house evaluation of Defensive Driving by an appointed Logistics Employee
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act: Alcohol / Drug Abuse
  • Knowledge of the road Traffic Act: Reckless Driving, Speed, Driving under the Influence
  • Knowledge of Identifying Hazardous Conditions and Situations
  • Knowledge of Reading and Interpreting Crane Hand Signals
  • Knowledge of Executing Crane Movements
  • Knowledge of Quality and Safety Systems


  • Self-Disciplined
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Able to work long hours.
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to handle Heavy Objects
  • Mechanical Aptitude

Key Responsibilities

  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Loading of Vehicles
  • Transport and Delivery
  • Transporting, Compliance and Delivery (Multi axles and Low Bed Drivers)
  • General

“If you have not been contacted within 28 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.”

“Eskom is committed to equality, employment equity, and diversity. In accordance with the employment equity plan of Eskom and its employment equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited, to candidates from under-represented designated groups.  Eskom reserves the right not to make an appointment to the posts as advertised.  Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions.”


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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