Under the direction of the Area Foreman maintains highways, municipal and rural roads and right-of-ways in safe condition.
Commercial Driver License with A endorsement as required by State Law and Road Commission for Montcalm County
TRUCK DRIVER JOB DESCRIPTION
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, SKILLS AND ESSENTIAL JOB ELEMENTS
1. On a frequent basis (at least 2 to 3 times daily) must be able to perform stooping in all functions of the job, with the exception of driving the truck and equipment to the work site.
2. On an occasional basis (2 to 3 times per week) must be able to lift up and move up to 120 pounds when changing blades. Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds from truck bed to ground level.
3. On an occasional basis (at least 3 times per week) must be able to perform kneeling in order to erect and repair guard rails, highway markers, and snow fences; changing the blade on the truck; and operating the chain saw to cut brush and trees.
4. On a frequent basis (2 to 3 times daily) must be able to perform crouching in all aspects of the job with the exception of driving the truck to transport the crew and equipment to the work site and in operating the chain saw.
5. On a frequent basis (80% of the time) must be able to perform reaching in all aspects of the job.
6. On a frequent basis (80% of the time) must be able to utilize control levers on the truck and use tools/chain saw.
7. On a frequent basis (80% of the time) must be able to have a sense of feel in order or perceive attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature, or texture by means of touch in all functions of the job.
8. On a frequent basis (throughout the work day) must be able to verbally communicate by spoken works in using a two-way radio.
9. On a frequent basis (throughout the work day) must be able to hear by perceiving nature of sounds when listening for traffic during road maintenance and use of two-way radio.
10. On a continuous basis (100% of the time) must be able to have clarity of vision at 20ft or more in performing all aspects of the job.
11. On a continuous basis (100% of the time) must be able to have depth perception in all aspects of the job including driving the truck and perceiving traffic.
12. On a continuous basis (100% of the time) must be able to adjust the lens of the eye to bring an object into sharp focus when driving the truck.
13. On a continuous basis (100% of the time) must be able to have a field of vision by observing an area that can be seen up and down or right or left when the eyes are fixed on a given point during driving the truck and cutting trees down.
Environmental conditions include exposure to weather such as hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by the weather. Includes exposure to some vibration while truck driving when the blade is down to plow snow or when grading gravel roads. There is also a potential hazard of moving parts while utilizing the mower from the blade movement when mower is still in running operation. Will be exposed to de-icing salt, liquid calcium chloride, and oil field brine.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
- Drives truck and equipment to work site.
- Drives snow removal equipment consisting of truck equipped with adjustable snowplow. Plows snow. Spreads sand/salt in icy conditions.
- May drive tractor with mower attachment to cut grass along roadsides.
- May erect and repair guardrails, highway markers and snow fences using hand tools, nails, and power tools.
- Blade gravel roads, manually patches blacktop roads, hauls and spreads gravel, sand and stone.
- Performs pre- and post-trip vehicle inspections.
- Changes blades on truck, washes truck, checks and maintains fluid levels.
- Performs traffic control in construction area, flagging, and signs.
- Operates chain saw to cut brush and trees.
- Must be able to operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner in a high traffic volume area.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
NOTE: The above job description has been developed based on the guidelines defines by the
Americans with Disabilities Act (1990)