Experienced dump truck drivers needed for Dyersburg location. Class B or A required, unprohibited status with the Clearighouse, and good MVR required. Unrestricted license (regarding manual transmission) preferred. $23.19/hour, overtime paid for hours worked over 40/week. Dump truck will be parked nightly at the shop location, so driver will need to commute to shop daily. Please note annual layoff period starts week before Christmas and ends possibly as late as April. Ready to apply? Click here! Want to read more?
Reports to: Foreman, Superintendent, and/or General Manager
Work Hours: Monday – Friday, 10 hour work days (typical), longer work days may be necessary
May require Saturday, Sunday, or night shifts when necessary
Subject to seasonal layoffs
Job sites are typically located in West Tennessee. The work environment can include excessive heat, cold, wind, rain, and other weather related conditions. At times, work will be conducted on uneven terrain, at heights, and near or over water. The employee will also work around moving mechanical parts, and the noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes, such as asphalt, or airborne particles, such as dust.
A Functional Job Description is provided to applicants/employees and contains more detail on the physical requirements of the position.
A 3/4 Axle Truck Driver transports materials and equipment to and from safety sensitive highway and bridge job sites, maintenance shops, and dealers. Job duties could vary depending on the jobsite and/or location where the Truck Driver is assigned. New employees are required to complete Safety Orientation and EEO training. All employees are required to perform all job duties in a safe manner in order to avoid injuries to themselves, other crew members, and the general public.
- Proven experience as a 3-4 axle or larger truck driver
- Must have a Commercial Drivers License (CDL)
- Must have a good driving record, clear CDL history, and possess a current medical certificate
- Must have reliable transportation
- Follow safety guidelines at all times
- Ability to work as a team
- Must be able to pass drug screenings and maintain a drug free workplace
- Must be in good physical condition and endurance and pass a pre-employment physical
- Must be able to physically perform the essential duties and responsibilities as documented on the Functional Job Description for this position
- Must have good vision and hearing
- Must be ready to learn from on-the-job training when necessary
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
General Job Duties:
- Follow instructions from supervisor(s)
- Drive, maintain, and refuel the assigned truck
- Assist other crew members with various tasks as needed
- Drive desired distances to safety deliver material/equipment
- Load and unload cargo, ensuring contents are properly secured to prevent damage/injury
- Carry tools for running repairs
- Conduct pre-operational check and report issues/problems to maintenance personnel
- Check weather conditions and road reports prior to departure to help determine driving routes
- Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive in accordance to weather/road conditions
- Attendance, punctuality, and reporting to supervisor is required
- Attend all Tool Box Talks, ongoing safety training, and other on-the-job training
- Performs other duties as assigned
- Must ensure that all applicable license and physicals are kept up to date (CDL)
Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Due to the extreme physical nature of the work, ADA accommodations may be limited. However, the Company will review each case and make accommodations if possible.
Minorities, females, and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Ford Construction Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.