Duties and Responsibilities : Recruiting and Selection Responsible for the recruitment of new drivers as per the operational requirements.
Administer the selection process through : Screening of applicants Initial written test and marking of the test Initial interview plus reference checking Shortlisting of potential candidates Conducting the simulator evaluation on new recruits and conducting post test results briefing.
Administer the Walk Around Inspection (WAI) and provide feedback to the applicant Arrange facial interviews with the respective senior fleet controllers Induction : Responsible for conducting the initial induction and training to new applicants over a period of 3 to 4 days.
Ensure that all new appointed employees go for finger prints for access control and is presented with an ID tag. Release the newly appointed employees to their respective senior fleet controllers.
Driver evaluation of existing drivers : Ensure that all drivers’ driving information is available the day before the driver reports for evaluations and fuel consumption testing.
Prepare individual driver pre-test evaluation and counselling documentation the previous day. Do the pre-test evaluation and counselling with the drivers.
Conduct driver WAI and simulator test for driver competency Evaluate driver test report and results. Ensure the pre and post-test briefing is done with every driver.
Compile reports and documents of agreed outcomes and ensure every driver signs the outcomes as acceptance. Ensure that drivers understand corrective outcomes agreed upon : Diesel consumption Driving behaviour Truck handling and pre trip inspections Forward signed attendance registers and relevant documentation to admin officer for filing on the drivers’ personal training file.
Simulator Training and Walk Around Inspections (WAI) : On a daily basis ensure that drivers returning from rest periods, annual leave and those on basic only, in the yard, attend full training and evaluation on the WAI and simulator evaluation.
Responsible to provide feedback on the test results and take corrective action to enable the driver to perform to the agreed standard of driver efficiency.
Quality reviews of training material and manuals to ensure the information and training materials are up to date. Responsible to keep accurate record of driver’s performance, progress and advancement on simulator modules.
Minimum Requirements : Matric Own transport 2 years experience within a similar position