Driver Trainer

Title Driver Trainer
Categories NSW Opportunities
Location Prestons (NSW)
Job Information

About McColl’s Transport

McColl’s Transport is one of Australia’s leading Tanker Transport companies, operating throughout Australia, specialising in the transportation of Bulk Food, Farm Milk and Bulk Chemicals, employing over 450 people nationally.

At McColl’s, we value our employees and strive to provide a supportive workplace where people genuinely enjoy what they do. Some of the benefits you will enjoy at McColl’s include:

  • A generous and competitive salary, with company car and salary sacrifice option;
  • Relocating to our brand-new  purpose built facility in early 2022;
  • Permanent opportunity with an essential service provider;
  • Extensive on the job and ongoing training with organic career growth and development opportunities;
  • Interesting and challenging work, with a focus on commercial decision-making and adding value to the business;
  • 24 hour employee assistance program;
  • Long service award recognition program;
  • Free annual flu vaccinations.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has become available for a qualified Driver Trainer to join our team, based in Prestons (NSW).

This is a permanent full-time position with a key focus on mentoring and training new and existing employees.  As a Driver Trainer you will be responsible for driver training, competency assessments, ensuring that all employees are compliant with our practices and procedures, while promoting a safety-first culture.

The key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Completing thorough customer site and loading inductions and assisting with required training on customer sites.
  • Conducting pre-employment in-cab assessments and online induction of potential new drivers and assisting with on boarding process.
  • Assisting with customer site inspections.
  • Monitoring and coordinating SLP compliance on fleet.
  • Coordinating prime mover and trailer inductions and maintaining validity for customer sites.
  • Reviewing fleet service schedules to maintain local compliance.
  • Providing in-cab driver tablet training.
  • Identifying training requirements of employees.
  • Completing in-cabin assessments for drivers, contractors and workshop staff.
  • Use of the driver simulator as required.
  • Conducting random and post incident Drug & Alcohol testing.
  • Delivery of other training programs as required.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork and documentation for each training.

About you

The successful candidate will be passionate about safety, have a strong work ethic while delivering great customer service and business improvement.

You will have a “can-do” attitude towards driver safety and risk reduction approach while providing a safe and efficient service to our customers

To be successful in this dynamic role you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in the handling of workplace-based training programs in a similar role.
  • Cert IV or Diploma in Workplace Training and Assessment (TAE40116 or TAE40110).
  • Strong customer focus and the ability to build cross functional relationships and collaborate effectively with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to self-manage workloads and prioritise tasks in line with business requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to work within a team environment as well as autonomously.
  • A high level of computer literacy and attention to detail.
  • Continuous improvement mind-set delivering on measurable outcomes.
  • A sound understanding of COR, NHVAS, BFM and Mass Management compliance accreditation systems and regulatory requirements.
  • The ability to do some short-term travel and flexible hours, if required.
  • Current MC Licence and DG Licence preferred.
  • D&A Testing accreditation an advantage.

To find out more and obtain a copy of the position description, please email

To apply, please submit your current cover letter and resume via SEEK by 29 October 2021.

Please note that the candidate screening may commence prior to the closing date, so if you have the above attributes, we want to hear from you!

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