Heavy Truck Driver

Kaitaraiwa Taraka Taumaha

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Heavy truck drivers drive trucks with or without trailers. They transport materials, livestock, machinery, liquids, general freight, and sometimes hazardous substances.


Heavy truck drivers usually earn

$16-$25 per hour

Source: Road Transport Forum NZ.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a heavy truck driver are average for new workers, but good for experienced drivers.
Two drivers inspecting two fully laden logging trucks

Heavy truck drivers pick up and deliver goods

Last updated 12 June 2017