Dump Truck Driver Job Description

Dump Truck Driver Job Description

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Dump truck driver provides product to customers in a professional, safe and efficient manner while complying with all DOT regulations.

Dump Truck Driver Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective dump truck driver job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included dump truck driver job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Work rotating shifts and weekends as needed
Safely and efficiently operate heavy equipment such as a bob cat, skid steer, or man lift
Doubles/triples a plus
Operate trucks to deliver materials to construction and customer sites in a safe and efficient manner
Check delivery tickets for special instructions and complete prior to arriving on the job
Maintain vehicle in a clean an orderly condition, inside and out
Maintain operator logs, time cards, mileage sheets, vehicle repair sheets, and records in accordance with company policy and departmental transportation regulations
May assist members of the work force in other areas of production, including shoveling materials on grade and pave projects, running plant loader, operating roller, driving water truck
Cleans truck by washing the outside and keeping the inside cab clean
Deliver ready mix concrete to commercial, construction and residential projects

Dump Truck Driver Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Dump Truck Driver

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the dump truck driver job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School Degree in General Education, Education

Skills for Dump Truck Driver

Desired skills for dump truck driver include:

Different types and sizes of aggregates
DOT and CDL regulations
Driving laws in the safe operation of a dump truck
D.O.T
Klamath Basin area is helpful
Aggregate product line
Applicable DOT rules and regulations
Checking oil and water levels
Inventory
Product for product quality assurance

Desired experience for dump truck driver includes:

MVR must meet company and DOT standards
Willing to train employees who may not have driving experience must curently maintain a CDL A or CDL B license
Ability to work effectively in a team environment being able to work independently with attention to detail
Willing to train employees who may not have driving experience must currently maintain a CDL A or CDL B license
Must pass medical physical, drug screen and criminal background check
Tanker and Hazmat endorsements a plus

Dump Truck Driver Examples

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Dump Truck Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of dump truck driver. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for dump truck driver
  • Operates truck in a safe and professional manner on public highways, roads, in the yard area and various job sites to deliver materials, obeying applicable laws and following dispatch instructions
  • Be able to manipulate truck steering wheel (power steering), shifter and other various levers and knobs
  • Transport block, mortar and all other materials to and from Superlite Locations in a safe manner
  • Maintain complete and accurate records using ELDs (Electronic Logging Device) and conventional record keeping such as drivers' daily truck log, fuel tickets, delivery documentation and any other required documents according to state and federal regulations
  • Occasional cleaning/general maintenance of truck
  • Drive trucks up to 26,000 pounds to destination for pick up and delivery based on instructions or directions received and by using maps
  • Monitor vehicle during operation and report maintenance/repair requirements to Dispatcher
  • Secure loads being transported to ensure safe arrival at destination
  • Report and receive direction via radio or cellular phone
  • Assist in loading and unloading of material transported as needed
Qualifications for dump truck driver
  • Must maintain current driver’s license that meets state requirements, , CDL, Class A Driver with possible hazmat and tanker endorsements
  • Willing to train employees who may not have driving experience must currently maintain a CDL A license
  • Ability to operate various types of heavy equipment that may include but not limited to Haul Truck and Asphalt Paving Equipment
  • Commercial Drivers LicenseClassA orB Required
  • Hauling and dumping asphalt
  • Must keep vehicle in clean and orderly condition
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Dump Truck Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a dump truck driver. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for dump truck driver
  • Must pass a D.O.T
  • Maintain driver log according to ICC regulations
  • Performed daily pre- and post-trip vehicle inspections
  • Operate trucks in accordance with OSHA/MSHA guidelines
  • Perform daily cleaning of vehicle and equipment
  • Operate vehicle in a safe and professional manner on highways and at job sites
  • Operate mechanical loader to fill truck with hand and foot controls
  • Adhered to OSHA/MSHA safety regulations
  • May load truck by hand or by operating mechanical loader
  • May be designated according to type of material hauled as Coal Hauler
Qualifications for dump truck driver
  • Must be able to accurately enter load information into a handheld GPS device
  • Ability to be flexible with schedule changes, location changes, time of shift changes
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends and out of town/county or state as required by job location (per diem and lodging provided)
  • Must report to the assigned job site and be ready to begin work at the designated start time
  • Willingness to work in a team environment, assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required or work independently with attention to detail
  • Physical ability includes lifting 25 to 50 lbs with occasional lifting up to 75 lbs, climbing, stooping, bending, squatting, lifting, stretching, pulling, driving and shifting gears
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Dump Truck Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of dump truck driver. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for dump truck driver
  • Reads work orders and documents work performed
  • Maintains accurate driving log books, pre-trip / post-trip inspections and maintenance files on the vehicle
  • Uses hand tools and other equipment associated with the vehicle
  • Operate the haul truck to transport rock products to the plant and stockpiles as directed
  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety and environmental regulations, and with company policies and procedures
  • Skillfully and safely operating a dump truck through all types of environments including off-road jobsites
  • Perform pre & post trip inspections as required by company and federal regulations
  • Read survey staking
  • Basic maintenance to machinery
  • Operates truck in a safe and professional manner on public highways, roads, in the yard area and at various job sites to deliver material
Qualifications for dump truck driver
  • Minimum of a Class B CDL and maintain state requirements of such license
  • Minimum 36 Months Verifiable Tractor Trailer Experience Required
  • Roll-off Experience & Dump Trailer Experience!!!
  • Semi Dump Truck experience
  • Must Have Current Medical Card
  • Clear MVR
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Dump Truck Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of dump truck driver. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for dump truck driver
  • Keep accurate log of deliveries and completes required paperwork for billing
  • This position is considered "safety sensitive" due to the nature of driving a dump truck
  • Thorough operational knowledge and ability to operate trans­ports and related equipment to be loaded and unloaded
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is requires
  • This position is considered a “Safety Sensitive” position
  • Must have a Class A CDL (Commercial Drivers License)
  • Service assigned machine before starting operation daily – checks oil levels, hydraulic, coolant and other fluids
  • Fuel assigned machine with diesel fuel from assigned stations
  • Operate assigned machine in safe, efficient fashion, as it applies to one’s self and other individuals and machines
  • Perform equipment maintenance with minor repairs and assist mechanic in repairs of company equipment
Qualifications for dump truck driver
  • No DUI/DWI, Past Failures or Refusals of DOT Drug or Alcohol Testing
  • Must possess a valid CDL, a clean MVR, and must pass a DOT physical
  • Possess and maintain a valid commercial driver’s license, medical card and clean driving record
  • Must pass and complete a DOT physical and road test (if not current)
  • Frequent physical demands including the ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Possess a current and valid Class A CDL license
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Dump Truck Driver Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a dump truck driver. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for dump truck driver
  • Daily Pre-Trip and Post-Trip Safety Exams completed and signed
  • Must have a Class A or B CDL (Commercial Drivers License)
  • Safety and Security - Observes all safety and security procedures
  • Obtaining road construction materials from storage/plant/yard and haul to job site Maintaining appropriate
  • DOT logs Maintaining neat and accurate assigned paperwork Assisting with preparing roads for surfacing
  • Potentially controlling traffic at work site by flagging Performing daily inspection on assigned equipment and referring defects or repairs to Equipment Division Ensuring that equipment used is clean and well taken care of
  • Knowledge of single and multi-rear axle trucks including laws, regulations and operation of vehicle
  • Must be able to maneuver and control the vehicle in a safe and effective fashion including signaling, searching for hazards, controlling speed and land positioning
  • Ability to work in inclement weather (very hot or cold) Ability to perform heavy manual tasks
  • Assist crew with other tasks when not operating distributor truck
Qualifications for dump truck driver
  • Minimum 2 years recent experience operating a Dump Truck
  • Must be willing to do basic laborer work as well
  • Must be safety minded and have your own basic PPE and hand tools
  • Must have your own form of transportation
  • Previous Belly Dump Driving experience
  • Have and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License, Class B or better

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