Operate a tractor trailer truck that transports construction equipment and cargo to and from specified destinations.
- Prepares, receives and provides appropriate documentation for the delivery or pick up of over sized equipment to ensure timely service.
- Requires loading, securing and unloading of construction equipment and or other cargo.
- Requires determining gross load weight, requesting permits when required, and determining route based on road restrictions and load weight.
- Maintains telephone contact with project manager and dispatcher to receive delivery or pick up instructions or to receive notice of changes in schedule.
- Maintains logs of travel and cargo according to federal and state regulations.
- Perform light/routine maintenance (: fueling, greasing, repairing, cleaning) and upkeep of truck, notify shop when more extensive repairs/maintenance are required.
- Recognize and report any abnormal equipment operating conditions
- Recognize and report any unsafe working conditions
- Other duties as assigned.
Experience driving a manual transmission.
Heavy equipment experience.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving and mechanical parts and equipment.
The noise level in the work environment can be loud.
Employee will be exposed to dust and fumes from cleaners, gasoline, diesel, exhaust…..
Employee will work outdoors, and will be exposed to the weather, including extremes in heat and cold, rain…
- The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and requires manual dexterity and strength in arms and feet to manipulate equipment controls, tools and other items used to make adjustments and/or minor maintenance.
- Will use hands, arms, back and shoulders in handling, installing, positioning, and moving items, and manipulating other objects.
- Could be in a standing, bending, kneeling or sitting position for long periods of time.
- Will sit while driving, often for extended periods of time.
- Able to climb stairs/ steps and to use hand rails to enter and exit the truck’s cab and also enter and exit the equipment being loaded and unloaded
- Requires the manual dexterity to manipulate the controls of the equipment being loaded and unloaded. Will require the ability to operate a manual transmission and clutch in both the lowboy truck and any equipment being loaded or unloaded.
- Considerable bending, twisting, reaching, pushing and pulling, for example, while handling heavy steel chains to secure and unsecure equipment to the truck bed.
- Other tasks can require stooping, bending, squatting, stretching, driving, sitting, shifting gears.
- Can require the lifting of up to 50 pounds occasionally