Before operating the equipment, the driver will perform a pre-trip inspection to ensure it is fully fueled and is safe and legal to operate.
Driver will receive the day’s route either on paper or electronically and will properly use the available technology to show progress and problems on the route.
Operate truck and equipment in the manner for which it was intended to minimize wear & tear and avoid damage.
End of shift duties include dumping last load, clean behind blade, clean out cab, fueling and post-trip truck inspection. Turn in VCR and communicate mechanical needs or issues to shop personnel. Drivers will complete route information processing and explain misses, skips and issues during debriefing.
Work and drive productively and safely and behave in a respectful, courteous and professional manner at all times.
Available for scheduled shifts, including holidays, weekends and overtime if needed.
Responsible for and required to track personal DOT compliance, i.e. daily hours of service, and to report immediately to the dispatch if in danger of being out of compliance.
Report any moving violations incurred during work hours to the supervisor at the end of the shift.
Responsible for and required to report any personal moving violations or accidents to the supervisor within 72 hours.
Attend the monthly mandatory safety meeting.
Responsible for maintaining a valid Medical Card and Commercial Driver’s License.
Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Excellent heavy truck driving skills;
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
Ability to independently operate commercial motor vehicles;
Ability to perform basic math functions; and
Must be able to read and speak English sufficiently to converse with the general public, to understand highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, to respond to official inquiries, and to make entries on reports and records.
Record of safe driving for the last five years as shown on current MVR, with no serious accidents or traffic violations
Valid Medical Card or the ability to obtain one