Cochrane’s Transport

About Us


Proudly independent and family-owned, Cochrane’s Transport is SA’s leading express parcel and transport service provider.


With a fleet of 250 vehicles and turnover of $80m pa, we are one of SA’s Top 100 Companies. We will celebrate 50 years in business in 2024.


We employ 300 staff at our Gillman head office and in our regional depots in Port Augusta, Whyalla, Port Pirie, Kadina, Clare, Berri and Victor Harbor. This network enables us to provide next-day express freight services to all South Australia (Metro and Regional), Broken Hill and Mildura.


Currently we have multiple opportunities for qualified MR/HR Truck Drivers (with High-Risk Forklift License preferred) to join our hard working and passionate team in Port Pirie.


Working out of our purpose-built modern facility, the positions are Full-Time, Monday to Friday, with an approximate start time of 5am, and working a minimum of 8 hours per day.


Cochrane’s Transport are driven to deliver. With a well-maintained fleet and a growing workforce, we know our people are what make Cochrane’s a great place to work. We invest in our team and our business and offer career advancement opportunities from within.


About You


  • Holder of a current MR License or greater.
  • Holder of a current High Risk Forklift License.
  • Excellent driver with excellent driving records.
  • Experienced in the transport industry, adaptable and reliable.
  • First Aid experience and experience with pre-starts desirable.
  • Physically fit and passionate about what they do.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and adhere to safety standards.
  • Competency with use of IT and modern equipment (Touch screens/scanners).
  • Able to safely work in a fast paced, customer focused team environment.
  • Well-presented with good interpersonal and customer relations skills


What we offer


  • Above award wages
  • 13% Superannuation
  • Well maintained facilities and fleet of vehicles
  • Opportunity for overtime
  • Career development opportunities


If this sounds like you, then hit apply now!


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