Code 14 Driver Jobs: Available in a variety of sectors
Job seekers with a Code 14 drivers licence can find employment opportunities on Job Mail. A Code 14 Licence is more currently referred to as an EC licence. Code 14 driver jobs are available in Kwa-Zulu Natal and Gauteng.
Drivers are required to be responsible and honest. This position is suitable for people who have good communication skills. The core responsibility of this position is transporting goods to different destinations. Experience is usually required for these positions.
Jobs for drivers can be found across a variety of sectors including the service and manufacturing industries. The first step to finding suitable employment is to make sure that you meet the requirements of the position that you are applying for. It is important to understand the scope of the licence which you currently hold. While you are job searching, you can increase your chance of being hired by going for extra training. Finding temporary work can also help you get experience in this position.
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An EC licence (formerly known as a Code 14) allows drivers to operate an articulated motor vehicle which is extra heavy. Drivers with this license are permitted to operate vehicles exceeding 16 000 kgs.
Having a PDP license (Professional Driving Permit) can greatly increase a driver’s chance of finding employment. A PDP is required to transport goods or passengers for monetary gain. The driver must hold a valid licence for the vehicle that they are operating as well as a PDP. Drivers who operate breakdown vehicles, taxis and vehicles with more than 12 passengers require a PDP licence. A PDP licence will only be issued for goods vehicles to people older than 18 years old while the minimum age for a passenger vehicle is 21 years. Applicants for this licence must have a valid driver’s licence and medical clearance. People with a criminal conviction relating to drunken driving or violence cannot apply. Institutes in South Africa offer the necessary training required to drive a dangerous goods vehicle.
If you are looking for Code 14 driver jobs in your area, visit www.JobMail.co.za.