Position Title: Truck Driver AF
Department: Public Works
Division: Streets & ROW
Reports to: Streets & ROW Supervisor
FLSA Status: non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
Pay Grade: 12A ($12.83 min to $19.24 max hourly)
Job Status: Permanent, Full-time
Full Time Equivalent: 1.0
The Truck Driver’s responsibilities are to load, transport and unload construction materials, supplies and equipment to and from job sites in conformance with established procedures and protocols.
This position requires a Commercial Driver’s License and falls under the Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Rules and Regulations.
This is a Safety Sensitive position subject to random drug/alcohol testing.
Education, Training and Experience – minimum required to proficiently perform the job
Education / higher education: High School Graduate or equivalent
Minimum number of years of directly related experience: Six months of experience in truck operation and routine maintenance.
Education and/or experience preferences: None
Certifications, Licenses and Registrations
Driver’s License requirement: Commercial Driver's License Permit Required Endorsements: CDL Class B with Tanker endorsement
Note - For any driver, driving record must always meet City driving and insurability standards.
Required certifications, licenses or registrations: Commercial Driver’s License within 6 months of hire.
Preferred certifications, licenses or registrations: None
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required to proficiently perform the job
Knowledge: NM DOT Guidelines and Procedures For Over the Road Transporting of materials and goods Weight Limits –Height Limits’ Traffic Control Devices etc.
Skills: Operate heavy trucks, load and unload construction materials and equipment both manually and with mechanical equipment. The operation of heavy truck maneuvering such as but not limited to; backing, loading, unloading, dumping, spread dumping and towing etc.
Abilities: Comprehend and carry out simple verbal instructions and recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's and perform these operations using units of money, weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Interaction with Groups/Agencies/Entities: Internal: Works with laborers, maintenance technicians, heavy equipment operators, and department supervisors to construct and repair City buildings on time and within cost. External: Occasional interaction with the general public, customers, and public officials.
Authorities and Accountabilities
Level of independent decision making: Minimal-incumbent primarily carries-out instructions and follows established procedures
Budgetary/Financial/Asset accountability: None - Position has no accountability for, or authority to make, budgetary or financial decisions.
Span of control: Responsibility for own work (no supervision or leadership expectations)
The following functions are typical for this position. The omission of specific functions does not exclude them if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Daily activity level: Blend of sedentary and physical work
Physical characteristics: Job requires oral and aural communication; job requires reading and comprehension of written materials; job requires normal vision; must be able to distinguish colors; must be able to see in dim light; exposure to high noise levels; grasping with hand, gripping; operation of gas-powered machines or equipment; lifting/carrying/push/pull up to 50 lbs; shift working, including mid and grave; working more than 5 days a week; job involved driving most of the shift.
Exposures: exposure to excessive amounts of dust, flying particles, toxic vapors, noxious fumes or mists
Extraordinary working conditions: maybe required to work during periods of inclement weather when City crews are required to clear roads and drainage due to excessive rainfall, snow or ice
Hazardous equipment/machinery used: none
Required personal protective equipment: none