Big Rigs Careers

Wed 5 Dec 2018

Industry unites for recruiting new drivers

Industry unites for recruiting new drivers

RATHER than sit around and complain about skill shortages in Australia, Cummins South Pacific decided to go out into the community and do something about it.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

What is this boss' secret to trainees?

What is this boss' secret to trainees?

BORDER Crane Consultants has in the last nine years become a national entity, with staff travelling the eastern seaboard and venturing into SA and WA.

Fri 16 Nov 2018

This young Tassie star rewarded

This young Tassie star rewarded

SOME of the biggest criticisms levelled at today's 20-somethings is that they are lazy, self-centred and want everything now.

Tue 23 Oct 2018

CAREER CHANGE: Sandy chases snow cat dreams

CAREER CHANGE: Sandy chases snow cat dreams

THE dream to one day work on Snow Cats in Aspen, Colorado, is propelling Sandy Austin to make great things happen in her life with an apprenticeship.

Mon 22 Oct 2018

Qld auto camp inspires pupils

Qld auto camp inspires pupils

STUDENTS received hands-on experience in a range of automotive skills, from tech such as hybrid/electric vehicles to the principles and maintenance of a vehicle

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Get a foot in the door with Toll

Get a foot in the door with Toll

STARTING a career on the right foot was important to Ajay Gopal, a 2017 Toll Group graduate who is currently on rotation at Toll City in Singapore.

Tue 31 Jul 2018

Central Queensland uni sets study trend

Central Queensland uni sets study trend

CQU could be setting an educational trend after buying its own collection of second-hand, heavy-duty vehicles for training heavy vehicle industry apprentices.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Beauty of studies in trucking

Beauty of studies in trucking

A KOREAN international student is challenging herself in a male-dominated trade by studying to become a truck mechanic.

4 trucking jobs going right now

4 trucking jobs going right now

ARE you looking for a new job? Give one of these a go.

Truckies like Jesse are the future of the industry

Truckies like Jesse are the future of the industry

ATHERTON Tablelands-based truckie Jesse Long is a third- generation driver for Long & Ward, and truckies like him are the future of the industry.

Tue 19 Jun 2018

4 truck driver jobs going right now

4 truck driver jobs going right now

DO YOU need a change of scenery or something new? If any of these truck driver jobs tickle your fancy, why not give them a go?

Tue 12 Jun 2018

Time to help young leaders

Time to help young leaders

FOR the industry to continue to develop, we need to develop our emerging leaders.

Wed 30 May 2018

Freightliner announces Technician of the Year

Freightliner announces Technician of the Year

NEW Zealand’s Cameron Nicol has been announced as the Freightliner Australia Pacific Technician of the Year.

Mon 21 May 2018

Smiles on drivers' faces is the best bit

Smiles on drivers' faces is the best bit

HER dedication and passion for getting the workplace training program started was what led to her being named National Trucking Industry Woman of the Year

Wed 9 May 2018

Training next generation of truck drivers

Training next generation of truck drivers

SHE'S only been on the job for four weeks, but truckie Sarah-Jane Collins couldn't be happier.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Who was the LBRCA Young Driver of the Year?

Who was the LBRCA Young Driver of the Year?

MARK Carmichael has been rewarded for his dedication and passion for the industry by being crowned as the (LBRCA) Young Driver of the Year.

Brothers inspired to follow dad

Brothers inspired to follow dad

IAN Patterson has spent around 40 years in the industry, starting his career in the workshop before transitioning into driving and in management roles.

Wed 11 Apr 2018

'It's easier if you love what you do'

'It's easier if you love what you do'

MELBOURNE mechanic Bradley Williams always wanted to follow in his father Peter's footsteps and work with engines.

Thu 5 Apr 2018

Driving big rigs a great challenge for these truckies

Driving big rigs a great challenge for these truckies

AFTER 18 years in hospitality Alison Puru decided she wants to be a truck driver.

Sun 18 Mar 2018

Diesel darling makes her mark in a man’s world

Diesel darling makes her mark in a man’s world

SHE is a qualified diesel fitter, 2017 Young Apprentice of the Year, Founder of She Can and is currently working on an angus stud in Canada.

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