Job Specification 42128
TRUCK DRIVER, TANDEM AXLE
Under the supervision of a supervisory officer in a state
department, institution, or agency operates, services, makes minor
adjustments to, loads and unloads trucks with tandem/dual rear axles;
does related work as required.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Receives written and/or oral assignments; drives trucks and other
equipment of varied types used for highway maintenance and construction
work, road oiling, snow plowing, and ice control work; assists with the
repair and installation of snow plows and spreaders.
Picks up, loads, unloads, and delivers materials of varied types
to specified destinations; keeps records of receipts, deliveries, fuel
consumption and mileage.
Drives to designated locations; makes minor repairs and
adjustments; keeps trucks supplied with gas, oil, and water; keeps
garage clean and in order; keeps records of trips.
Checks, cleans, greases, washes, and makes the required
adjustments to trucks and other auxiliary equipment.
Operates equipment such as lowboys, bulk tanks, flatbeds, and
Operates snow removal equipment; helps to keep roads clear;
assists in the repair of snow removal equipment; assists in the
installation of snow plow attachments; loads and unloads and delivers
snow plow equipment to various locations throughout the state.
May be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency,
office, or related units.
One (1) year of experience in the work involving the operation
and routine maintenance of trucks with tandem/dual rear axles (i.e.,
10-14 yard dump truck, flatbed, 5 ton wrecker, Gradal, and cement
truck) and auxiliary equipment (i.e. snow plow, grader, salt spreader,
power take-off, winch and lift body).
Appointees must possess a valid Commercial Driver's License
(CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of vehicle
NOTE: The responsibility for ensuring that employees possess the
required motor vehicle license, commensurate with the class and type of
vehicles they operate, rests with the appointing authority.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the construction, care and maintenance and the
competent, safe, and efficient operation of trucks and auxiliary
equipment, including cleaning, lubricating, servicing of batteries, and
care of tires and lights.
Knowledge of the minor repair procedures that can be
accomplished without recourse to the repair shop.
Knowledge of the procedures involved in the loading,
unloading, and delivering of various materials and in the preparation
of simple records, invoices, and receipts.
Knowledge of construction operations and procedures and of the
proper use of mechanized equipment including cleaning, greasing,
servicing, and making minor adjustments and repairs to the equipment.
Ability to detect problems in the operation of mechanized
highway and other construction equipment.
Ability to detect truck driving and operating problems,
organize assigned trucking and related work, and develop effective work
Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and
written directions and to perform tasks after oral and/or written
explanations and demonstrations.
Ability to operate trucks and auxiliary equipment in a safe
and competent manner.
Ability to load and unload varied types of freight.
Ability to service, clean, and make minor repairs to trucking
Ability to work effectively with supervisors, associates, and
other persons having a part in the trucking operation.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office or
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in
English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American
Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as
long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after
reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the
accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue
hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
Code: O12-42128 CAH 12/11/93