Profession moving truck driver
Moving truck drivers operate lorries or trucks intended for relocating and transporting goods, belongings, machinery, and others. They assist in placing goods in the truck for efficient use of space and security compliance.
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- Road traffic laws
Understand road traffic laws and the rules of the road.
- Road transport legislation
Know road transport regulations at regional, national, and European level in matters of safety and environmental requirements.
- Mechanical components of vehicles
Know the mechanical components used in vehicles and identify and resolve potential malfunctions.
- Vehicle cargo capacity
The capacity and the limits of the commissioned vehicle in terms of weight, type of cargo it can handle, and other cargo loading specifications.
- Operate GPS systems
Use GPS Systems.
- Follow work procedures
Adhere to procedures at work in a structured and systematic manner.
- Read pictograms
Interpret pictograms that indicate characteristics and required measures for handling objects through visual representations.
- Communicate with customers
Respond to and communicate with customers in the most efficient and appropriate manner to enable them to access the desired products or services, or any other help they may require.
- Ensure vehicle operability
Keep the vehicle clean and in roadworthy condition. Ensure regular maintenance of the vehicle and provide valid official documents such as licenses and permits where appropriate.
- Perform cleaning duties
Perform cleaning duties such as waste removal, vacuuming, emptying bins, and general cleaning of the working area. Cleaning activities should follow health and safety regulations if required.
- Manoeuvre heavy trucks
Drive, manoeuvre and park tractors, trailers and lorries on roads, around tight corners, and in parking spaces.
- Interpret traffic signals
Observe lights on the road, road conditions, nearby traffic, and prescribed speed limits to ensure safety. Interpret traffic signals and act accordingly.
- Handle delivery of furniture goods
Handle the delivery and assemble the furniture and other goods, according to customer's needs and preferences.
- Use communication equipment
Set up, test and operate different types of communication equipment such as transmission equipment, digital network equipment, or telecommunications equipment.
- Load bulk trucks
Conduct activities associated with determining the itineraries and loading of bulk trucks.
- Perform defensive driving
Drive defensively to maximise road safety and save time, money, and lives; anticipate the actions of other road users.
- Read maps
Read maps effectively.
- Use equipment for safe stowage
Use tools and equipment to perform safe stowage and ensure proper loading and securing of goods.
- Carry objects
Carry and relocate objects from one place to another adhering to health and safety regulations. Carry objects while maintaining their integrity.
- Store warehouse goods with precision
Transport goods in the warehouse and place them in the appropriate and designated locations with precision in order maximise used of space. Operate forklifts or other instruments in this activity.
- Drive in urban areas
Drive vehicles in urban areas. Interpret and understand transit signs in a city, the regulation of traffic, and the related common automobility agreements in an urban area.
Optional knowledge and skillsmaintain inventory of tools mechanics load animals for transportation determine cargo loading sequence pack goods use traditional toolbox tools apply techniques for stacking goods into containers stack packaged items assemble goods organise weight of loads according to lifting equipment capacity electricity use packaging equipment analyse requirements for moving goods health and safety measures in transportation animal transport regulations hazards associated with loading dangerous goods animal transportation vehicles execute vehicle maintenance
Source: Sisyphus ODB