Don Watson Transport | Interstate linehaul HC & MC Truck Drivers – Brisbane

Don Watson Transport is a leading refrigerated transport company servicing the East Coast of Australia and we have multiple immediate start positions available.

We are currently seeking HC & MC Licenced Linehaul drivers based out of our Brisbane site in Hemmant. In this role you will be towing Singles (HC & MC), B doubles (MC) between Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. It is overnight work so experience is strongly preferred.

These roles come with challenges and the people we seek are those who understand, accept, and embrace them.  You will need to be flexible, be prepared to drive any brand of truck, and always manage your time to be safe and compliant.

To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a current HC or MC Licence
  • Have a minimum of 12 months MC experience
  • Possess a good driving history and be able to provide a recent 5-year traffic history report
  • Be able to drive at night
  • Hold BFM certification or be willing to obtain it through us
  • Pass a pre-employment heavy vehicle medical check, drug & alcohol test, and driving assessment
  • Road ranger gearbox experience is an advantage, however both manual and automatic trucks are available

Why Choose Don Watson Transport?

  • Safe Equipment: As part of our commitment to safety and quality, you’ll be driving late model, well-maintained trucks equipped with Guardian Seeing Eye technology and other safety features. We have K200’s ready to go for the right drivers.
  • Depots in Major Cities: With depots located in Melbourne, Brisbane, Wodonga, and Sydney, you’ll have access to full driver facilities at each site, including an exclusive linehaul driver gym.
  • Family-Oriented Environment: Being a family-owned business, we value the importance of family. Our Passenger Rider Program allows you to bring along a family member, partner, or friend for the journey, sharing the road experience with your loved ones.
  • Comprehensive Induction and Support: We prioritize the well-being of our employees. New drivers will undergo our fatigue management system induction and receive dedicated support from our full-time Driver Manager during the onboarding process.

Application Process

Please apply only if you meet the relevant long-distance driving experience criteria for interstate travel. Emails can be sent through to to start the application process and include the following:

  • Up-to-date resume highlighting your driving experience
  • A minimum of two contactable references
  • Any additional support requirements needed during the induction program

Important Notes

  • This is a permanent full-time position, and only those with the right to work in Australia should apply
  • Agency assistance is not required or permitted

Don Watson Transport values staff from all walks of life and is an equal opportunity employer.  Whatever your background – Yes, that includes women of all ages – we’d appreciate the opportunity to have you on board.


Join the Don Watson Transport family today and take the next step in your truck driving career! We appreciate your time and effort in considering our opportunity. For any further questions, feel free to reach out. We look forward to hearing from you soon!


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