Class 5 Fuel Delivery Driver
(Farm Trade and Commercial)
Hamilton, Full Time, Transport
Please Quote Reference Number 82625
  • Kiwi as jandals, Marmite and Pavlova
  • Huge amount of variety and great opportunities to connect with our customers
  • Support the fleet to take the next step in their safe and efficient operation

  • The Company

    For over 70 years, Waikato-based Waitomo Group has been fueling Kiwis across the country. Proud to be 100-percent Kiwi, the family-owned and operated business keeps wheels turning with a network of over 80 Fuel Stops and Diesel Stops, as well as deliveries to farms, bulk fuel supply and storage for commercial customers. A market disruptor punching above its weight, Waitomo Group is rolling out its ambitious plans for national growth and enjoys shaking things up in the fuel market.

    The Role

    We are seeking a hard-working and self-motivated fuel tanker driver to join the Hamilton-based team, as a driver delivering to a variety of farm trade runs across the greater Waikato region. This role reports to the Fleet Manager.
    As a fuel delivery driver, your role will be to maintain a regular and reliable service to all assigned customers and delivery points by collecting and delivering their fuel requirements. Your day will include:
  • Delivering fuel to a range of farm and commercial customers. This includes multiple farm fuel tanks with ladders and larger commercial fuel tanks.
  • Maintaining delivery point site records and balancing trip reports as required.
  • Updating tablet / delivery / DG information at every delivery / collection.
  • Operating the vehicles in a safe manner and maintaining them in a clean and tidy condition.
  • Reviewing loading requirements and loading vehicles accordingly.
  • Dipping tanks, recording meter readings and water testing as required at all assigned delivery points.
  • Following all SOPs, policies and site requirements on all Waitomo, supplier, customer, and contractor sites.
  • Ensuring all PPE and uniform is worn at appropriate/required times, including on Waitomo, supplier, customer, and contractor sites.
  • Completing pre-start inspections on vehicle and equipment before beginning work.
  • Maintain current inductions at all relevant supplier/customer/contractor sites.
  • Completing all logbooks accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • The Person

    We are seeking a hard-working, self-motivated and flexible fuel tanker driver for our farm trade runs in the greater Waikato region. The ideal candidate will have an unwavering commitment to health and safety, a sound understanding of mathematics and good computer literacy. You'll also be regularly interacting with our valued customers, so being customer-focused and having good communication skills are essential. The ideal candidate will also have:
    • Full heavy trade Class 5 vehicle licence (required).
    • 18-speed road ranger gearbox experience (manual gearbox experience required).
    • A current 'D' Licence endorsement.
    • Physical fitness. This role requires the successful applicant to complete fuel loading and delivery including multiple entries and exits from the cab, climbing ladders to dip and deliver fuel to farm tanks and commercial customers.
    • Be Safe Product Handler trained (fuel product handling) training can be supplied.
    • Experience in the transport industry, preferably in bulk liquid transportation.
    • A can-do and positive attitude. This role will see the successful applicant interacting with our customers on a daily basis.
    • A neat and tidy personal presentation.
    • Be able to work independently and work as a team player with other drivers.
    • The legal right to work in New Zealand.
    This is a rare opportunity to be part of the Waitomo story that's building fast. For the person with the right combination of skills, there is an excellent opportunity to grow your career and be a part of the next step in the safe and efficient operations of Waitomo.

    Primary location: Hamilton, New Zealand
    Hours of work: Full-time

    Please Quote Reference Number 82625

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