Truck Driver

Location
Chantilly, Virginia
Salary
$37,475.36 - $62,458.86 Annually
Posted
Oct 12, 2019
Closes
Oct 26, 2019
Ref
19-02231
Function
Administrative
Industry
Automotive
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Operates a variety of gasoline or diesel powered motorized heavy trucks and construction equipment in maintenance and construction work. Drives a truck equipped with dump body to transport and dump loose materials. Drives tractor trailer combinations to transport or haul construction equipment weighing over 26,000 pounds. Properly secures load for transit. Operates snow removal, sand spreading and other snow control equipment. Manual Labor is a regular and routine expectation for this position. May assist in leading a work crew when required.

Reports to 4501 Brookfield Corporate Drive in Chantilly on a daily basis and is dispatched to various Park Authority sites throughout Fairfax County.

Illustrative Duties

  • Performs manual labor and assists in concrete and asphalt work, basic masonry and carpentry tasks, and basic storm sewer tasks;
  • Operates a variety of small power tools including, but not limited to: weed cutter, push mower, power tamper, gas roller, chain saw, concrete sewer, pump and gas generators;
  • Drives in all types of traffic and weather and is exposed to the possibility of accident;
  • Determines shortest and safest route, recognizing hazardous conditions, and changing routes to avoid such conditions;
  • Follows safety rules and regulations and other posted rules for moving vehicles;
  • Judges overhead and side clearances, turning radius, braking distance, and safest distance to be maintained from proceeding vehicle;
  • Performs light maintenance such as checking and adding fuel, water, oil and air, checking brakes, changing tires, and cleaning and washing vehicles;
  • May assist in leading a work crew when required.


Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the State Vehicle Code regulating truck operation;
  • Skill in the operation of heavy motorized equipment;
  • Ability to make minor repairs to heavy equipment;
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions;
  • Ability to perform duties requiring manual dexterity, such as reaching, bending, turning, or moving hands, arms, feet and legs to operate hand and foot controls.


Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to completion of the eighth school grade; plus one year of experience in the operation of up to two-and-one-half ton capacity trucks. Experience as outlined above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the educational requirement.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Must hold a commercial driver's license (CDL) in the state of residence or be able to obtain same at the time of license expiration. May be required to provide copies of driving record periodically for verification of driving status.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Two years of experience operating tandem dump trucks for hauling, dumping, and spreading a variety of loose materials and operating dump truck and trailer combinations hauling construction equipment. Applicants should have a history of labor related work experience as this position requires completion of manual labor on a frequent basis.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to lift 50 pounds frequently. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314 . EEO/AA/TTY.