Vehicle Operator Job Description

Vehicle Operator Job Description

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Vehicle operator provides vehicle development and design direction through interpretation of federal and state regulations, and develops comments on proposed rules, notices, and requests for comment.

Vehicle Operator Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for keeping weekly maintenance and mileage logs
Document all mechanical concerns associated with the assigned truck and coordinate the necessary repairs and preventative maintenance
Monitors shuttle vehicles for required preventive maintenance and scheduled service with VMF
Operate Box Truck on Campus
Safely operates a University box truck with the responsibility of picking up surplus property items and re-delivering freight
Daily review all pick-up and delivery requests to optimize box truck routes for the most efficient use of resources
Instruct other drivers to load and un-load the box truck using the same method
Develops and maintains effective positive working relationships both within and outside the immediate work unit
Deals calmly and professionally with difficult situations and handles complaints respectfully
Bring concerns to the attention of the immediate supervisor

Vehicle Operator Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Vehicle Operator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, EMT, MAV, DPSST, ASE, DOS, BLS, DOT, NC, NCCO

Education for Vehicle Operator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the vehicle operator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and Bachelor's Degree in Education, Department of Education, Associates, Supervision, General Education, Nursing, Visual and Performing Arts, Health and Wellness, Athletic, Faculty

Skills for Vehicle Operator

Desired skills for vehicle operator include:

Equipment safety
Campus parking and transportation rules and regulations
Employee Timetable
New Jersey State Traffic laws
Vehicle maintenance and repair
New York City
Procedures for operating a variety of motor vehicles
Rules of the road

Desired experience for vehicle operator includes:

Unloads trucks and separates items based on resale value, size and recyclable content
Assist in keeping the warehouse areas safe, clean and organized
Assist with customer service duties including answering the phones
Operates shuttle service vehicles on varying road surfaces in inclement weather conditions with consideration for passenger safety
Helps train all incoming employees in all operating procedures and safety requirements
Creates and maintains working schedules for vehicle operators and periodically rotates personnel between operating shuttle system vehicles, taxi driver, dispatcher, and additional seasonal transport requirements

Vehicle Operator Examples


Vehicle Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of vehicle operator. 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 vehicle operator
  • Evaluates and documents employees’ performance throughout the season, thus creating a reference document for end of the season employee evaluations
  • Ensures all Vehicle Operators comply with safe operating practices and road etiquette
  • Picks up and transports all passengers to and from the airfield ramp while obeying all airfield safety requirements as required
  • Provides vehicle training for FSTP Snow Craft Training Course instructors, Scott Base shuttle service, transportation for LDB personnel, transportation for all departments to/from airfields, on call taxi service, courier service, bellhop pickup service upon request for both incoming and outgoing flights, taxi service at the airfield for airfield personnel, and other transportation needs as required
  • Coordinates with all USAP agencies regarding shuttle and shift change requirements
  • Communicates on a daily basis with shuttle drivers regarding schedules, road conditions, vehicle coordination, and community shuttle and taxi requirements
  • Communicates with Supervisor on daily basis to ensure smooth transition between all shifts
  • Develops and posts Shuttle Schedules at Runways, McMurdo town center and Scott Base
  • Performs required mechanical and fluid checks of shuttle vehicles prior to and during operation
  • Maintains required shuttle and taxi logs, and compiles data for weekly and monthly reports
Qualifications for vehicle operator
  • Communicates via two-way radio in accordance with prescribed procedures
  • Monitors flights and return landing times, passenger transportation needs, taxi service needs, and all other various tasking as a dispatcher
  • Monitors the service provided to the McMurdo community and improves service where required
  • Provides vehicle training for light passenger vehicles for other departments as necessary
  • Ensures compliance with Environmental, Safety and Health (ESH) and Waste Management policies and procedures
  • Actively participates in safety briefings and meetings

Vehicle Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of vehicle operator. 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 vehicle operator
  • Operates a variety of vehicles off station for emissions testing, maintenance and repairs
  • Performs operator level preventive maintenance checks and services on tactical vehicles in accordance with applicable technical manuals and before / during / after check lists (Fuel, water, oil, tires, lights, brakes, wiper blades, cleanliness and )
  • Frequently climbs vertical ladders into and out of equipment
  • Frequently works outdoors in below freezing temperatures
  • Responsible for maintaining workplace programs and ensuring safety is the highest priority in the workplace
  • Maintains a safe, friendly, and timely shuttle and taxi service and operates large passenger vehicles
  • Provides morning and evening shift change for 109th AW personnel
  • Professionally operate radios
  • LRV Operators report to the Superintendent of Transportation Line Supervisors, Train Masters, Controllers and Yard Masters
  • They will be governed by current mechanical, electrical, and brake instructions pertaining to the safety, preparation and operation of trains
Qualifications for vehicle operator
  • Good multi-tasking and organizational skills are required
  • Good computer skills, including Microsoft Office Programs are required
  • 1 year leadership and/or management experience is required
  • Minimum 6 months experience in vehicle driving operations or equipment operations (shuttle, bus driving, ) is required
  • Good multi-tasking and organizational skills and basic computer knowledge are required
  • A Minimum of 1 year vehicle and/or equipment operating experience with at least 6 months of operating large capacity passenger vehicles and/or tractor-trailer over-the-road vehicles is required

Vehicle Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of vehicle operator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for vehicle operator
  • To perform preventive maintenance for service vehicles on site and in warehouse
  • Tends to the routine maintenance of vehicles including washing vehicles, changing tires, spark plugs and oil
  • LRV Operators must be qualified on the physical characteristics of the territory over which they are to operate
  • LRV Operators will be responsible for the observance of signals and for controlling movements accordingly
  • Responsibility of operating a bus on assigned route and schedule to provide safe and efficient transportation of students, faculty, and staff
  • Performing pre- and post-trip inspections of the bus and reporting mechanical defects or failures to the Transportation Manager
  • Obeying all traffic laws and University regulations while operating the bus
  • Creating a customer services oriented environment for users
  • Employee will be responsible for completing all required reports and securing the vehicle before leaving
  • Will occasionally work in the receiving area by answering the phones and aid customers with pickup requests
Qualifications for vehicle operator
  • 2 years of commercial or heavy vehicle driving experience
  • Valid CDL issued by the District of Columbia which must remain current throughout employment
  • Good knowledge of traffic laws and regulations
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment – including driving the vehicle, operating and programming the interior compactors, operating the lift gate, the steam cleaner, and the air brakes
  • Ability to learn categories of recyclable materials and maintain awareness of hazardous waste
  • Goodfellow AFB, TX

Vehicle Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of vehicle operator. 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 vehicle operator
  • Current Resume, mandatory
  • Maintains compliance with all pertinent dispatch and en route reporting procedures (by documentation, radio or telephone)
  • Driver is responsible for positioning and securing all loads to provide safe and undamaged delivery of cargo over rough terrain
  • Performs emergency en route repairs and recovery as required in a simulated tactical environment
  • Operators will become proficient with wrecker operations for tactical field recovery missions in simulated combat conditions
  • Operators will be proficient with self refueling and trans-loading of fuels and water
  • Operators will be required to perform mission on short notice and take breaks when mission requirements allow
  • Operators will be required to load, transport, unload and explosives, live ammunition, and pyrotechnics in a simulated combat environment across and in rough terrain
  • Load and unload their cargo
  • Report any incidents they encounter on the road to a dispatcher
Qualifications for vehicle operator
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English fluently in order to complete reports, read safety topics
  • Air Brakes Endorsement for Class B CDL
  • Minimum 1 year vehicle and/or equipment operating experience with at least 6 months of operating large capacity passenger vehicles and/or tractor-trailer over-the-road vehicles is required
  • Minimum one year in dispatching experience is preferred
  • Pre-employment physical examination will be required
  • A CDL valid state HAZMAT, Tanker and P endorsement

Vehicle Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of vehicle operator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for vehicle operator
  • Works along with a designated crew to perform skilled and unskilled grounds maintenance jobs and tasks relative to the general upkeep and maintenance of University grounds, landscaping and athletic areas, moving/hauling furniture and materials, set up and take down of equipment and preparation for special events
  • Safely and skillfully operates sanitation truck with compactor, van, delivery truck and heavy motorized equipment (i.e., bulldozer, backhoe, excavator, street sweeper, farm tractor, mower) motorized grounds maintenance equipment in the performance of recurring tasks with limited variety and established parameters
  • Safely operates grounds maintenance tools and small motorized equipment in the performance of work activities
  • Drives crew vehicles, operates small motorized grounds maintenance tools and equipment, and any other heavy motorized vehicles to perform assigned jobs
  • Accept payments for the shipment
  • Handle paperwork, such as receipts or delivery confirmation notices
  • To operate and drive the service vehicles for Line 1 and Line 2 of Riyadh Metro Project during construction period
  • To report the activity and status of DWE service vehicles to Site Manager
  • Depending on the candidate capabilities and willingness, the scope of work could be extended
  • Public involvement and outreach
Qualifications for vehicle operator
  • Zero (0) incidents of serious motor vehicle violation, including, but not limited, to driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Must maintain AL Air Guard Membership for continued employment
  • This position requires an annual medical examination
  • Valid North Carolina A, B, or C, Commercial Driver’s License with a passenger endorsement
  • Ability to lift 50 to 100 lbs safely and repetitively, with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Several years of warehouse or stockroom

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