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Truck Driver-Low Boy Trailer

Company: Hemphill Construction Company
Location: Florence
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Must live within a seventy (70) mile radius of our Florence, MS office General Summary of the Position: Drives truck with a low-boy trailer with equipment to and from garage or storage site to work site and vice versa. Has the ability to operate construction equipment such as track hoes, bulldozers, and tractors to load and facilitate the movement of equipment on various tilt deck and lowboy trailers. Drives other vehicles and/or configurations as assigned and trained. Has the ability to drive all vehicle types including Heavy Haul and Low Boy trailers with 8 or more axles. Essential Functions: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is illustrative ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.) Performs daily truck equipment inspections and all required safety equipment including, but not limited to; tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water, etc. before each shift to assure equipment is safe for usage. Completes written daily inspection reports as required. Submits a request for maintenance for any repair items. Maintains truck logs or time recordings as required by the state, federal, and company policies and regulations. Assist with proper and legal loading of materials and equipment for transport. Weighs in and out at scales for load ticketing and legal weight compliance. Operate truck safely to and from the project destination. Maintains telephone and/or radio contact with the foreman for instructions. Load, unload and secure equipment on various trailer types. Secures equipment using various chains, ratchets, and binders. Performs post-trip vehicle inspections of vehicles driven, equipment moved, and trailers towed, noting any defects or deficiencies in writing. Performs all safety procedures required by governmental agencies and those established by Hemphill Construction Company, Inc. The employee may be sent to other job-site locations to perform duties as required. All other duties as assigned, such as but not limited to lawn maintenance/landscaping around main office and yard areas, emptying trash bins, and other general labor work in the shop/yard/main office. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Valid Commercial Driver---s License: Class A with Hazmat and Tanker endorsements. Thorough knowledge in the proper use of trucks, trailers, construction equipment, and related materials and supplies used in heavy construction work. Thorough knowledge of applicable safety precautions. Ability to work under general supervision according to work schedule. Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency. Good communication skills to coordinate workflow with other crew members. Required Education, Training and Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or One to three years--- related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Work Environment: Regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt. Must be able to lift, push, pull or carry objects, use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue and to effectively jump, sprint or throw an object. Requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limb coordination. Noise level is generally loud. Excellent stamina is required. Powered by JazzHR EMSdBm9biH

Keywords: Hemphill Construction Company, Jackson , Truck Driver-Low Boy Trailer, Professions , Florence, Mississippi

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