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Heavy Truck Driver (PW-Stormwater)

at Okaloosa County

Pay: $11.61 to $15.00/hour
Salary : $11.61 - $15.00 Hourly
Posted: 7/26/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2474567
Categories: Drivers
Keywords: driver

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Job Title:Heavy Truck Driver (PW-Stormwater)
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$11.61 - $15.00 Hourly
Job Type:Full-Time
Location: Crestview, Florida
Drives heavy duty trucks in the hauling and distribution of materials.
Operates trucks in the hauling and distribution of materials, to include dump trucks, flat-beds, loaders, rollers, vacuum trucks and four wheel drive pickups.

Inspects vehicles, trailers, and equipment.

Uses electrical equipment and hand and gas-powered tools, such as chainsaws, rakes, shovels and hammers.

Performs minor maintenance of vehicles, trailers, and equipment.

Assists with traffic control.

Performs physical labor in the maintenance, restoration or construction of roadways and drainage systems.

Cuts trees, limbs and shrubbery on right-of-ways.

Clears ditches, culverts, drains, gutters and beaver dams.

Must be able to meet work schedule and attendance standards.

Performs related duties as required.
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by six (6) months experience in the operation of light to heavy duty trucks and related equipment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Requires a valid, class "B" commercial driver license with air brakes.
Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate heavy duty trucks, to include vehicles with hydraulic braking systems, and various hand-held manual and gas-powered tools and equipment. Must be able to exert in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, or 20 to 50 pounds frequently, or 10 to 20 pounds to constantly lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work. Must be able to perform manual tasks and remain on feet for extended periods of time. May be subject to a significant degree of danger or risk due to extended periods of exposure to outside atmospheric conditions (i.e., rain, extreme heat or cold, high humidity), traffic conditions, working near heavy machinery and the use of chemicals/toxic agents in performing essential functions. May be subject to irate citizens, confined spaces, insects, reptiles, spiders and irritating vegetation.

Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of work sites, proportions of materials hauled or distributed, and trucks, trailers and equipment utilized.

Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information; includes receiving assignments and/or directions. Requires the ability to tactfully and effectively interact with the public and with co-workers.

Language Ability: Must be able to communicate effectively in Standard English, and to convey information to others.

Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions; deal with problems involving concrete variables in situations where limited standardized exists; make independent judgments in the absence of supervisor; acquire knowledge of topics related to primary occupation.

Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, and to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers, the public and supervisors.

Numerical Aptitude: Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide; determine weight; may require the ability to calculate decimals and percentages.

Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.

Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes accurately in operating vehicles and hand held equipment.

Manual Dexterity: Must have excellent levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

Color Discrimination: Requires the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color.

Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under minimal levels of stress. Avoids violent behavior and any other type of behavior that could threaten the safety of other employees or the public.

Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and hear: (talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear). Must be able to hear and understand communications through telephone and radio.