Class 1 Pilot Drivers

Job Title: Class 1 Pilot Drivers
Contract Type: Temp/Contract
Location: Waikato, New Zealand
Reference: 6313-9667-200-CT
Contact Name: Chris Tylee
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 23, 2020 07:27

Job Description

We are now taking expressions of interest from careful drivers who are excellent communicators to join our team of pilot drivers!

What is a pilot driver?
  • Leading the way for a slow-moving vehicle (i.e Tractors)
  • Help navigate and communicate the road ahead and conditions your slow-moving vehicle will need to be aware of
  • Ensure the safety of other road users by actively communicating with your slow-moving vehicle via walkie-talkie's

    What are the career benefits / progression opportunities?
  • You could be offered other diverse roles within the same company
  • You could qualify as a Class 2 heavy load pilot driver (i.e helping wide loads such as houses being relocated)
  • Typically there is quite a bit of travel involved and no two days are the same
  • Due to the nature of the work, class 1 drivers are often paid very well in line with their safety performance and experience

    What do I need to be a pilot driver?
  • Minimum of a full, clean Class 1 license 
  • Can drive a manual
  • Minimum of 2 years driving experience
  • Comfortable driving on high-speed roads without distraction
  • Previous experience in a communication heavy role is beneficial (i.e telephone operator, customer service, team leader roles)
  • Solid knowledge of the NZ road code and driving routes
  • Comfortable working up to 12 hour days
  • Good hygiene and self-presentation
  • Can easily work with a diverse team

    Interested? Register today to be considered for work in the upcoming weeks!!

    Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa
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