Truck Driver

Drives a commercial truck with a GVWR of 68,000 lbs. equipped with dump body to transport and dump loose materials such as sand, gravel, crushed rock, shale, fill dirt, or bituminous paving materials by performing the following duties.

Essential Functions

  • Drives truck to destination.
  • Pulls levers or turns crank to tilt body and dump contents.
  • Inspects truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, water and all fluids and performs pre and post trip inspections.
  • Responsible for the condition of their vehicle. For example, keeps truck clean and in good working order.
  • Inspects material to ensure it has been loaded correctly and is secure and reviews shipping documents to verify all information is accurate.
  • Maintains driver log according to DOT regulations.
  • Accurately enters ticket information onto trucking ticket.
  • Driver must be in DOT Compliance at all times during employment and must maintain a clean driving record.
  • Drivers are responsible for setting their own brakes.
  • Drivers are expected to grease their trucks once every two (2) weeks or (every 5000 miles)
  • This job will require out of town work for a few days or a few weeks at a time.


  • Control precision
  • Depth perception
  • Multi-limb coordination
  • Good vision
  • Ability to operate and control equipment or systems
  • Operation monitoring
  • Attention to detail
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Independent thinking/troubleshooting

Required Education and Experience

  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Industry Specific – Must be able to identify materials to ensure correct product is being hauled.
  • Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork – Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Cost Consciousness – Contributes to profits and revenue.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Motivation – Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles. Planning/Organizing – Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quantity – Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works safely and efficiently.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions immediately; Uses equipment and materials properly; Understands or knows how to find all DOT Safety regulations.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.