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CDL A - Driver Heavy Equipment Hauler

American Track
Denver, CO
  • Posted: 29 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
CDL A Driver Heavy Equipment Hauler

Build your career with an innovative and sustainable railroad maintenance and construction team at American Track! Our company is rapidly growing, and we have plenty of opportunities available for accelerated advancement. Are you new to the industry? No worries. We provide position-specific training for all field and office work. We believe that having happy and healthy employees is key to our success, and we offer a wide range of competitive benefits to help our team manage their physical and financial wellness. If you're looking to grow in a hands-on and collaborative environment with one of the most experienced companies in the industry, we'd love to hear from you. Start your adventure building America’s infrastructure today!

Our CDL A Drivers' main responsibilities include transporting and loading/unloading materials, tools, and equipment to various job sites throughout the state and on occasion other states within our system. At times, you will be required to assist with labor or equipment operator tasks, and support the company goals by following all Federal, State and Local DOT and FRA regulations.

Starting wage is $23.00 - $30.00 per hour depending on experience.

What You'll Do:
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance. Any issues found will need to be brought to the attention of our in-house mechanic
  • Safely drive a Class-A truck hauling equipment on a flatbed/low-boy trailer in a variety of conditions, including urban, suburban and rural environments
  • Deliver and recover a variety of equipment, tools, and supplies to and from the customer worksite
  • Drive safely in tight settings such as construction zones
  • Follow truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions
  • Report defects, accidents or violations
  • Willingness to always wear your seatbelt and the proper/required PPE (personal protective equipment) such as hard hat, hi-visibility class II DOT rated shirt or vest, 6” lace-up steel toed / metatarsal protected boots, eye/ear/face protection on an as needed basis
Why You'll Love Working for Us:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Coverage
  • PTO and Holidays
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K
What We Need from You:
  • High school diploma or general education degree preferred
  • Valid Class A CDL license and clean driving record required
  • Pre-employment drug screen and background check required
  • Must be able to operate manual transmissions (13 speed)
  • Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly (sometimes staying out of town overnight)
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
  • Ability to secure a load to a trailer - Required
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions, etc.)
  • Ability to operate various pieces of heavy equipment
  • Experience in railroad construction is a plus
  • Must be able to work a 40hr work week subject to overtime, on call, and alternate shifts that may include weeknights, weekends, and holidays - Required
  • Able to work out of town on occasion
  • Work outdoors in all weather conditions (hot, cold, rain, etc.); uneven surfaces; safety sensitive work environment
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job.

American Track

Address

Denver, CO
USA

Industry

Transportation and Storage

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