Truck Driver

Minimum ? No entry barrier

Minimum experience of 2 ? 4 years in truck driving

The tasks a Driver, Truck is expected to perform include:Driving motor truck for transporting goods from one place to another while observing road signals and traffic rules

Checking fuel, oil, water, lights, brakes, etc. before every run

Ensuring that the vehicle is provided with tools, tarpaulin and all documents such as registration book, fitness certificate, route permit, etc., before commencing every run

Attending minor repairs

Making deliveries, collecting payments and obtaining issue receipts

Skilled in driving trucks

Skilled in navigation techniques

Knowledge of vehicle parts and aggregates

Skilled in using maintenance tools and equipment

Knowledge of traffic rules and laws

Efficient in coping with emergencies and accidents

Maintain a valid transport driver?s license

Will be updated

Physically fit






It is a field job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is required

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Flexible working hours

Minimum of 8 hours of working everyday

May have to work in shifts

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)Health risks include exposure to extreme temperatures, dust, noise and air pollution, etc.Occupational hazards include physical strain, injury to body due to accidents while driving, etc.

For candidates with experience - INR 8,000 to INR 20,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Automotive Industry in India

According to the report from Government of India, it is estimated that more than 6 million vehicles will be sold annually, by 2020. The Indian automobile market is estimated to become the 3rd largest in the world by 2016 and will account for more than 5% of global vehicle sales. Out of domestic market share, in 2013-14, the share of commercial vehicles was 3.44%. India is fifth largest commercial vehicle manufacturer in the world and the passenger vehicles production is expected to increase at a CAGR of 16% between 2013-20

Favourable government policies like lower excise duties, automotive mission plans, the constitution of NATRiP, etc. is further adding to the market growth. It is expected that by 2016, vehicle sales would surpass Brazil, Germany and Japan making India the third largest market in the world.

The growth in the automobile market will ensure more jobs for related workers like Truck Drivers.

Transport companies

Cities and towns across India