02 Sep Truck Driver Labour Hire Guide
Truck Driver Labour Hire
Truck drivers are an essential part of the world’s economy. From logistics, construction, deliveries and long haul transport – truck drivers keep important supplies of goods moving across states and countries around the world. In the construction game, truck drivers are mainly used for transporting building materials and resources as well as getting rid of and dumping waste material. We’ve got a range of different truck driving jobs in Sydney currently available but in this post will give you a guide to truck driving. There are many different types of trucks used in construction, from Light Rigid to Multi-Combination. Each truck requires a specific license to drive/operate it. However, some licenses can cover you to drive several vehicle types. Read on to learn more!
Types of Vehicle Licenses
LR-Light Rigid – This truck has a GVM (Gross Vehicle Mass) of more than 4.5 tonnes but no more than 9 tonnes. An example of this is a minibus that can hold 12 people or a tractor.
MR- Medium Rigid – This truck has a GVM of more than 8 tonnes but no more than two axels. An example of this is a bus holding more than 12 people or a medium rigid truck that is towing a single trailer.
HR- Heavy Rigid – This truck has a GVM of more than 8 tonnes but no more than three axels. An example of this could be a bus that has two sections e.g. one rigid section that is connected to one another to allow rotary movement.
HC-Heavy Combination – This truck has a GVM of more than 9 tonnes plus any unladen converter dolly. An example of this is a combination of two vehicles attached to each other.
MC- Multi Combination – These trucks have several combined vehicles attached to each other.
Truck Driver Labour Hire
- MR drivers to help remove construction waste materials in Wetherill Park – with the workers driving tipper trucks to help a large civil site get ready for the next phase of development.
- Water cart operators and front end loader operators in Kirawee for nightshifts.
- Manual car drivers for industrial cleaning works in Manly, Prestons and even as far up as Newcastle.
- HR Drivers for movement of timber and gyprock from Sydney to Coffs Harbour.
Truck Driver Labour Hire Jobs Available
Demand for truck drivers is still very high with an industry-wide shortage of labour hire and HLH Group are always on the lookout for reliable and hard-working drivers. Truck driving is a huge responsibility that requires punctual, reliable, patient and motivated candidates. Efficient truck drivers can assist construction companies to complete their projects on time and within budget – if you think you’ve got what it takes then please apply here!