Truck Driver's Offsider

Truck Driver Offsiders load and unload trucks and containers.
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    Overview

    Truck Driver Offsiders load and unload trucks and containers.

    Day-to-day

    • working with a truck driver: labelling goods with customers' details and destinations
    • loading goods into trucks, containers and rail wagons, and securing loads
    • assisting to tie down loads and cover them with tarpaulins
    • guiding truck drivers into loading bays and through confined spaces
    • performing clerical functions to record and check cargo on arrival, storage and dispatch
    • transferring loads using moving equipment and directing equipment operations using communication systems.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Truck Driver's Offsider

    • You can work as a Truck Driver's Offsider without formal qualifications, however, a certificate II, III in driving operations may be useful.