Driving Jobs at Oil & Gas Industry in Uganda


Job Title: Driver
About this job

Our Client in the Oil & Gas industry is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidates for the above vacancy;

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Operating and maintaining transportation vehicles with a focus on safety and customer courtesy.
    Performing daily pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections.
    Performing minor maintenance tasks on the vehicles when necessary.
    Fueling the vehicles.
    Ensuring that periodic scheduled vehicle maintenance is completed and reported.
    Documenting customer usage.
    Preparing trip reports.
    Preparing accident and incident reports as necessary.
    Assisting passengers and handicapped customers in and out of the vehicle.
    Providing safety briefing to customers.
    Providing other services as requested by management when not engaged in transportation service.

Essential Duties:

    Operates assigned vehicle in a safe and courteous manner.
    Maintains defensive driving.
    Provides a communication link between customers and staff.
    Assists passengers, including handicapped, in and out of the vehicle.
    Operates ramps, lifts and securement devices as needed.
    Reads and interprets maps and driving directions to plan the most efficient route service for customers, and reads and interprets road signs in English.
    Presents safety briefing to passengers prior to each trip departure.
    Keeps the assigned vehicle(s) clean inside and outside.
    Maintains accurate, up-to-date records on trip sheets, customer transportation forms, vehicle maintenance, fuel purchases, incident reports, accident reports, vehicle condition reports and other records that are requested from management.
    Performs minor maintenance tasks on assigned vehicle(s) as required.
    Fuels the assigned vehicle(s).
    Coordinates the schedule for major or periodic vehicle maintenance with management and staff to minimize service interruptions.
    Responds immediately to accident or medical emergencies by notifying emergency response providers, and rendering First Aid until emergency personnel arrive.
    Provides customers with peer counseling.
    Serves as a positive role model while providing transportation service.

Skills and Abilities:

    Ability to drive a multi-passenger vehicle safely and appropriately, including ability to read and interpret road signs in English
    Ability to read, understand, and adhere to the rules and regulations.
    Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
    Ability to establish effective professional relationships with customers, co-workers, and upper level staff.
    Ability to prepare concise and accurate records and reports.
    Extensive knowledge of the operations and features of assigned vehicle(s).
    Ability to recognize vehicle maintenance needs.
    Ability to perform minor vehicle repairs.
    Skilled in reasoning skills to interpret policies and procedures, maps, and route directions.
    Ability to administer First Aid.

Qualifications:

    Minimum of High school education.
    Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
    Possess and maintain a safe driving record OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, provided the age and safe driving record requirements are met.

Certificates and Licenses Required:

    Must complete certification in First Aid.
    Certification in defensive driving and must pass the pre-employment drug screening.
    Must possess a valid Ugandan driver’s license with at least three classes.

How to Apply:

Please follow the instructions as stated below as failure to do so could lead to disqualification.

1. Send an Application letter and CV/Resume.

2. Merge these two documents into one document in either word or pdf format.

3. Do not attach or send any scanned documents, these are sometimes too large for our inbox.

4. Include the job title and/or reference number in the subject line of the email address   and send your application by email to oil&gasjobs@nftconsult.com

5. Only successful candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our offices directly.


Deadline: 26th Oct 2012


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