8332-Heavy truck and lorry drivers

Job Title: 

Heavy truck and lorry drivers

Job Description: 

Heavy-truck and lorry drivers drive and tend heavy motor vehicles to transport goods, liquids and heavy materials over short or long distances.


Tasks include

  • driving and tending a heavy motor vehicle, such as a lorry with or without trailer or a dump-truck, to transport goods, liquids or heavy materials over short or long distances
  • determining the most appropriate routes
  • ensuring goods are stowed and securely covered, to prevent loss and damage
  • assisting with or carrying out loading or unloading operations, using various lifting or tipping devices
  • carrying out minor maintenance to vehicles, and arranges major maintenance and repairs
  • estimating weights to comply with load limitations, and ensuring the safe distribution of weights.
Specific Occupations: 

Driver (truck)

Driver (lorry)

Driver (tanker)

Driver (dumper)

Operator, shuttle-car (mine/quarry)

Driver( concrete mixer/ garbage truck/ heavy goods vehicle/ road train/ semitrailer/ trailer-truck/ train: road/ truck: heavy)

Fueller, aircraft

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2409