Driver/Operators – Berbice

Closing Date June 15, 2021

Job Description/Key Resonsibilities

G.P.L Inc. invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacancies of Driver/Operators – within the Transmission and Distribution Department at the following Berbice Locations:

  •  Onverwagt
  • # 53 Outpost
  • New Amsterdam

Under the general supervision of the Transmission & Distribution Engineers, the incumbents will be responsible for driving and operating the company’s vehicle in a safe and courteous manner.

Key Responsibility Areas: 

  1.  Drive the company’s vehicle and keep record of mileage
  2. Carry out routine check on vehicle to ensure normal water and oil levels and correct tire pressure.
  3. Report promptly to the Network Superintendent any noticeable defects and take proper care of vehicle.
  4. Maintains contact with supervisor to receive instructions or be dispatched to new location.
  5. Keeps record of materials and products transported.
  6. Position blocks and ties rope around items to secure for transport.
  7. Operates equipment on vehicle to load or unload materials.
  8. Carry out all transportation runs that are authorized by functional supervisors.
  9. Drive the company’s vehicle in a safe and careful manner, taking due regard for all Traffic Laws.
  10. Keep the vehicle (inner and outer) in a clean and tidy manner.
  11. Report all incidents and accidents immediately and submit a written report within twenty-four (24) hours of the occurrence.
  12. Maintain defensive driving
  1. Perform other duties that may be assigned to you within the scope of your employment, from an Authorized Officer.

 

Required Qualifications and Experience

  1. Sound secondary education plus be the holder of a valid driver’s license (all categories) with four (4) years’ experience as a driver/Operator, also must possess and maintain a safe driving record.

 

COMPETENCY PROFILE:

  •  Ability to driver a multi-passenger vehicle safely and appropriately.
  • Ability to read and interpret road signs
  • Ability to perform minor vehicle repairs
  • Ability to prepare concise and accurate record and reports
  • Extensive knowledge of the operations and features of the vehicle.
  • Ability to recognize vehicle maintenance needs.

 

How to Apply

Applications should reach the Manager Human Resources Services, Guyana Power & Light Inc. 257/259 Middle Street, Georgetown not later than June 15, 2021.