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Tanker Driver Interview Questions

Author
Ryan Brown
    Job Interviews Careers Transportation Tanker Driver

10 Tanker Driver
Interview Questions

  1. Have you ever had difficulty with a supervisor?

  2. Are you nervous about hauling explosive gases?

    Community Answers

    • "There is always a caution involved with carrying any goods."
    • "No I feel very confident when it comes to this type of danger. I have been transporting flammable gases and liquids with the RAF for four years. I have never had a problem while doing this line of work."
  3. Why are you the best candidate for us?

    Community Answers

    • "I'm honest hard working and most of all take pride in my job."
    • "I believe that I am the best candidates for this position because of my extensive customers service and my ability to adapt to any situation."
  4. What did you like and dislike about your previous job?

    Community Answers

    • "I enjoy making a difference in the work place by doing my job as best I can, the worst part of the job for me would be breakdowns but this happens from time to time."
    • "I liked the experience you gained from it. As a first job it was amazing you got to travel the world and meet people you would never expect to meet in a normal 9 to 5 job. My line management was very reliable if a problem arouse in your personal life, they would try and advise and see you got it sorted. Working in a big team and achieving big goals together was always an enjoyment."
    • "I never work this kind of a job before."
  5. How do you evaluate success?

    Community Answers

    • "By been the best you can in your given career."
  6. Are you happy with your career as a tanker driver?

    Community Answers

    • "Its the reason I went into hgv driving to start with as its something iv always looked forward to doing."
    • "Yes I am. I want to work for your company because you are known the world over for high standards in training and a safe working environment."
  7. Everyone has to bend or break rules sometimes, give me an example when you had to do just that.

    Community Answers

    • "I was asked to shunt in my companies yard as the shunter was off sick, I ended up doing over 7 hours without taking a break. If I had stopped for a break the whole operation would of came to a standstill."
  8. What do you feel is the most important skill a tanker driver should possess?

  9. What attracts you to this industry?

    Community Answers

    • "Its something iv always wanted to do from being a boy."
    • "The reputation of your companioned the experience I have gained fro working with you in the past. The safe working environment if procedures are followed, The benefits of a career working with your company which is still family run."
  10. Tell me about your driving experience.

    Community Answers

    • "I started driving 8 wheelers and 6 wheelers on tippers to gain experience until I was ready to go c+e after passing that iv driven all over the country delivering to small rdcs some in very tight spots to reverse."