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Job Description:

  • 1) Drives truck with capacity of more than 3 tons, to transport materials to and from specified destinations: Drives truck to destination, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and area roads.

  • 2) Prepares receipts for load picked up.

  • 3) Collects payment for goods delivered and for delivery charges.

  • 4) May maintain truck log, according to state and federal regulations.

  • 5) May maintain telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.

  • 6) May load and unload truck.

  • 7) May inspect truck equipment and supplies, such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water.

  • 8) May perform emergency roadside repairs, such as changing tires, installing light bulbs, tire chains, and spark plugs.

  • 9) May position blocks and tie rope around items to secure cargo during transit.

  • 10) When driving truck equipped for specific purposes, such as fighting fires, digging holes, and installing and repairing utility company lines, may be designated Fire-Truck Driver; Hole-Digger-Truck Driver; Tower-Truck Driver.

  • 11) When specializing in making deliveries, may be designated Delivery-Truck Driver, Heavy.

  • 12) May be designated according to type of truck driven as Truck Driver, Flatbed.

  • 13) May be designated according to kind of cargo transported as Water Hauler.




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DOT:   905.663-014

Job Number: 11491