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Job Specification 42132




       Under supervision of a supervisory official, in a state
  department, institution, or agency, operates, services, makes minor
  repairs to, loads, and unloads trucks with single rear axles; does
  related work as required.


       Drives trucks with single rear axles; picks up, hauls, and
  delivers materials.

       Makes minor repairs to trucks.

       Checks, cleans, and greases trucks and other motorized equipment.

       Picks up, loads, unloads, and delivers materials of varied types
  to specified destinations.

       Receives written and/or oral assignments and maintains necessary

       Drives trucks utilized for highway maintenance and construction
  work, road oiling, snow plowing, ice control work, and mowing

       Operates snow removal equipment and helps clear roadways.

       Operates power driven lawn mowers.

       Makes minor adjustments to tractors and other motorized equipment.

       Maintains routine records of receipts, deliveries, fuel
  consumption, and mileage.

       Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
  and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used by
  the agency, office, or related units.



           One (1) year of experience in work involving the operation and
  routine maintenance of trucks with single rear axles, (i.e., flatbed -
  12 foot, 6-8 yard dump truck, tow truck, armored truck, 2 yard dump
  truck and van - 18-22 foot bed) and other motorized equipment (i.e.,
  snow blowers, salt spreaders, and lift tail gate).


           Appointees must possess a valid Commercial Driver's License
  (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of vehicle
  being operated.

       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.

       NOTE: In Department of Human Services, may be required to undergo
  fire training classes.


           Knowledge of the construction, care, and maintenance of trucks
  and other motorized equipment, including cleaning, lubricating
  servicing of batteries, and caring for tires and lights.

           Knowledge of the procedures for the competent, safe, and
  efficient operation of trucks and other motorized equipment.

           Knowledge of the minor repair procedures which can be done
  without recourse to the repair shop.

           Knowledge of the procedures involved in loading, unloading,
  and delivering of various types of materials and in the preparation of
  simple records, invoices, and receipts.

           Ability to understand, remember and carry out oral and written
  directions and to learn quickly from oral and written explanation and

           Ability to drive trucks and operate motorized equipment in a
  safe and competent manner.

           Ability to learn and utilize various types of electronic
  and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency,
  office, or related units.

           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.

  CODES: O11-42132                 JMR                  10/17/94