CDL Class A Truck Driver


Classifcation

Full-time, Non-exempt

Reports To

Fleet Manager

Date Posted

03-11-2019

Summary/Objective

The Truck Driver drives a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). The Truck Driver delivers equipment, vehicles, trucks, freight, and/or whatever else may be required. May also be required to load or unload truck.

Essential Duties

Job Duties include, but are not limited to:
1. Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
2. Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting dangerous goods.
3. Inspect loads to ensure that cargo is secure.
4. Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.
5. Secure cargo for transport, using ropes, blocks, chain, binders, or covers.
6. Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
7. Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
8. Obtain receipts or signatures for delivered goods and collect payment for services when required.
9. Drive trucks with capacities greater than 3 tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock, or other materials.
10. Check all load-related documentation for completeness and accuracy.

Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
1. Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment — Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, etc.
2. Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
3. Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
4. Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
5. Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
6. Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
7. Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
8. Documenting/Recording Information — Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
9. Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
10. Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.

Required Education and Experience
1. High School Diploma or GED.
2. CDL Class A License

Eligibility Qualifications
1. Transportation — Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
2. Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
3. Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
4. English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
5. Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

Required Skills
1. Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
2. Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
3. Time Management — Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
4. Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
5. Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
6. Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
7. Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
8. Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

Other Qualifications
May be subject to drug testing, medical exams and physical agilities testing.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to type and use keyboards accurately and have sufficient use of PC and Microsoft Office Suite.

Physical Requirements
1. Control Precision — The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
2. Multi-limb Coordination — The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
3. Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
4. Reaction Time — The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
5. Response Orientation — The ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part.
6. Depth Perception — The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
7. Rate Control — The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.
8. Spatial Orientation — The ability to know your location in relation to the environment or to know where other objects are in relation to you.
9. Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must have a valid commercial driver’s license and motor vehicle history record that meet company insurance requirements.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration.
2. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites or possibly in the shop.
3. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position and typical work hours and days are Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm. Occasional overtime may be required.

Travel
Travel expected for this position includes regular travel to construction job sites, emergency vehicle assistance, etc. as assigned. Travel up to two weeks at a time may be required.

Additional Information

EEO Statement
Williams Plumbing & Heating, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Signatures
Employee signature on the job application constitutes employee's understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position.


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