Careers at Coastal

Our people are at the foundation of everything we do and at Coastal we know that our people are our most valuable asset. At Coastal we endeavour to provide a reliable and value for money experience delivered by industry experienced professionals.

Coastal Trasnport Team

At Coastal Transport we take pride in our ability to provide safe and experienced services across all of our specialised domains. We have a high service ethos which prioritises value for money service with a focus on reliability and performance. Our focus on PEOPLE, POWER and PRECISION is a testament to our commitment to continual improvement in the space of safety, wellbeing, technologies, reliability and leadership.

We are committed to having a genuine culture of safety in all parts of our business, where everyone is encouraged to achieve an injury free workplace by taking personal responsibility for their own safety and developing ongoing steps towards continual improvement. Our employees are continually focused on finding ways to improve safety within the work environment and contribute positively to the awareness of wellbeing.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for people committed to safety, honesty and exceptional customer service. Coastal aspires to create a humanistic, encouraging and diverse culture in which all our people can make a meaningful contribution to the business and the community.

Current Positions

Subcontractor Owner Drivers

At present we are looking for owner drivers with experience in flat top and tautliner transport to perform work as a contracted subcontractor for our Warnervale and Wetherill Park Depot.

  • Own reliable truck
  • Must be a registered company – No Sole Traders
  • Must have an ABN
  • Must have a high value for safety
  • Dog and chain experience
  • HR/HC licence
  • Minimum $20,000,000.00 public liability insurance
  • Minimum $300,000.00 full comprehensive Marine Transit Insurance
  • Workers Compensation Policy for each state of operation
  • Minimum of $30,000,000.00 third party liability Heavy Motor Insurance
  • Minimum $150,000.00 Comprehensive Trailer in Control Cover
  • Cab-overs preferred

If you want to be part of this expanding business, apply today while this opportunity exists. If you would like to know more about how our Company supports our workers and the community visit us https://coastaltransport.com.au/policies-and-terms/ for more information.

And if you would like more information, please feel free to contact our human resources team at HR@coastaltransport.com.au

Casual Night Shunt Driver

An immediate opportunity exists for a highly motivated and energetic Yard Shunt Truck Driver to join our transport team on a casal. The primary duties of this position is to ensure trailers are placed on and offloading docks; move trailers to and from trailer parking areas; couple/uncouple trailer combinations; as well as providing assistance across all areas of the business as and when required such as complete trailer pre-start checks, loading on docks, maintaining a safe clean transport yard.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for safely operating a shunt truck to efficiently move trailers to and from
  • Unloading tautliners
  • Movement of semi-trailers and other equipment around the yard as required
  • Reversing tautliners into docks
  • Opening and closing tautliner curtains
  • Comply with all Health & Safety regulations and applicable laws

Requirements

  • Current HC license; valid and good standing
  • Current white card
  • No prior or existing injuries which preclude you from the physical tasks inherent in the position ie. shoulder/back injuries
  • Willing to undergo a medical as well as drug and alcohol testing

Shift Schedule: Shifts start at 5 pm and range from 8hrs to 12 hrs

Skills and experience

  • Strong Customer service orientation
  • Excellent organizational capabilities and the ability to complete multiple tasks
  • Work and contribute to a team environment
  • Previous proven experience driving trucks – prior experience driving shunt trucks in favourable
  • Possess exceptional work ethic, reliability, and punctuality
  • Clear, concise and fluent English communication skills, both verbal and written

If you think you would love an opportunity to work for us please APPLY NOW. Please make sure to include a current resume, contact information, references, and all relevant experience.

Casual HC Truck Drivers

At present we have employment opportunities for a Casual HC Driver within our Warnervale Depot

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Carrying General Freight and Pre Cast Concrete panels.
  • Use of flat top, step deck and tautliner trailers, occasional over dimension loads.
  • Transporting finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centres.
  • Daily inspection of vehicles.
  • Meeting delivery schedules.
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures.
  • Collect and verify delivery instructions.
  • Report defects, accidents or violations.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with customers.
  • Comply with all Health & Safety regulations and applicable laws

Skills and Experience

  • Unrestricted Heavy Combination (HC) Driver license.
  • Dog/chain experience.
  • White Card preferred.
  • Ability to drive both manual and automatic gearboxes.
  • Proven work experience as a truck driver.
  • Working knowledge of COR.
  • The ability to obtain a satisfactory criminal history check and successfully complete a full medical including a drug and alcohol test.
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations.
  • No serious recent moving or driving violations.
  • Ability to supply a copy of your driving record.
  • Excellent work ethic, passionate about getting your job done safely and efficiently.
  • Organised and proactive in problem resolution.
  • Able to supply at least two references.

If you think you would love an opportunity to work for us please APPLY NOW. Please make sure to include a current resume, contact information, references, and all relevant experience.

Coastal Transport is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that is reflective of Australian society. As a result, we are an equal opportunity employer compliant in all EEO regulations. We welcome applications from women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities and members of visible minorities. Accommodations in relation to the job selection process are available upon request

How to apply

Please send you resume, a short introduction and the details of the position you are applying for to hr@coastaltransport.com.au.

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