16 Truck Drivers Jobs in Kenya

16 Truck Drivers Jobs in Kenya

  • Our client is one of the leading transport and Logistics Company in Kenya-offering fast, efficient and reliable services.

  • Due to business growth and expansion, it is seeking to recruit dynamic, suitably qualified and competent individuals with self-drive and result / target orientation for the position of Driver.

    Job Purpose:

  • Achieve considerable driving and trucking skills along with great ability to drive in a safe manner in order to provide excellent services and perform preventive maintenance effectively and maintain fuel efficiency.

    Key Accountabilities (Duties and Responsibilities)

  • Operates the truck following training in safety measures and defensive driving techniques as prescribed in driver’s manual and emergency response procedure.

  • Meet delivery schedules and adhere to planned routes(journey plans) and complying with all rules (no go zones)

  • Collect and verify instructions and monitor all loading and off loadings.

  • Report all defects, incidences, accidents involving the truck and products conditions immediately they happen.

  • Operate the truck following all legal regulations and ensure proper documents are in place (insurance, VIC’s, speed governor certificates, calibration chart etc.)

  • Keep the truck clean and well maintained and inspect vehicles for mechanical issues if need and be and verify, preventive maintenance and pre and post inspections

  • Comply in terms of reporting to work and observing rules on drugs and alcohol, seat belt policy, truck driving rules(size, weight, route-designation, break/rest periods etc. while on duty

  • Maneuver trucks into loading and unloading positions.

  • Follow applicable traffic rules.

  • Monitor weather and road conditions and watch out for traffic conditions, updating the tracking team immediately of any difficult on the same.

  • Complete all documents correctly and on a timely basis as required by the company.

  • Drive long distances or distances
    delegated to you.

  • Take responsibility of products.

  • Follow terms and conditions of the contract.

    Person Specifications (Qualifications and work experience)

  • Aged 25 years and above and younger than 50 years;

  • Ability to drive for long hours and travel regularly;

  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations;

  • No recent moving or driving violations;

  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)

  • A valid certificate of good conduct;

  • ART stamp older than 5 year’s;

  • 5 years progressive experience driving a trailer (MUST HAVE)

    General Skills

  • Teamwork and focus.

  • Communication Skills.

  • Record keeping skills.

  • Time Management.

    How to Apply

  • If you meet the above criteria and are interested in making a meaningful career move in the freight and logistics sector, apply by submitting your CV (indicating preferred location of placement) in confidence to:

    The Recruiter
    Esquire Consultants
    P.O. Box 76883-00620
    Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Please note: Do not attach any certificates and testimonials in your application except a copy of your ID, a copy of your Driving License and Certificate of Good Conduct or Receipt as evidence of having applied for the same.

  • Closing date for applications is Friday 23rd July 2021

  • Shortlisting will be carried out on a rolling /ongoing basis.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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