Tasks Drives truck with capacity of more than 3 tons to transport and deliver cargo, materials, or damaged vehicle. Maintains radio or telephone contact with base or supervisor to receive instructions or be dispatched to new location. |
Maintains truck log according to state and federal regulations.
Keeps record of materials and products transported.
Position blocks and ties rope around items to secure cargo for transport.
Cleans, inspects, and services vehicle.
Operates equipment on vehicle to load, unload, or disperse cargo or materials.
Obtains customer signature or collects payment for goods delivered and delivery charges.
Assists in loading and unloading truck manually.
license in most cases.
It is a driver's job to know what road he or she can travel. Not all roads are truck routes. And while it is reasonable to assume that such roads would be clearly marked as non-truck routes, that is not always the case. Therefore, a driver must take time in preparation of his or her route to determine which are the best roads to travel.
Responsible for driving a tractor-trailer in compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations as well as company policies and procedures to transport various materials in a safe and timely manner.
Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Must at all time adhere to all company policies and guidelines, first and formost safety policies at all time both company and site specific.
- Responsible for proper loading and securing of freight to prevent movement and allow safe transport. Assist in loading and unloading as required.
- Maintain accurate records and logs.
- Perform vehicle inspections and preventative maintenance before, during and after trips; responsible for brake adjustments, tire chain-ups and minor repairs as needed while on the road.
- Keep the interior and exterior of cab clean
Lauren Engineers & Constructors - 23 months ago