Truck Drivers, Heavy
Drive truck with capacity of more than three tons to transport materials to specified destinations.
No previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, a person can become a general office clerk even if he/she has never worked in an office before.
These occupations may require a high school diploma or GED certificate. Some may require a formal training course to obtain a license.
Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few days to a few months of training. Usually, an experienced worker could show you how to do the job.
- Obtains customer signature or collects payment for goods delivered and delivery charges.
- Assists in loading and unloading truck manually.
- Keeps record of materials and products transported.
- Maintains radio or telephone contact with base or supervisor to receive instructions or be dispatched to new location.
- Position blocks and ties rope around items to secure cargo for transport.
- Drives truck with capacity of more than 3 tons to transport and deliver cargo, materials, or damaged vehicle.
- Cleans, inspects, and services vehicle.
- Maintains truck log according to state and federal regulations.
- Operates equipment on vehicle to load, unload, or disperse cargo or materials.
1. Static Strength
2. Reaction Time
3. Response Orientation
4. Far Vision
5. Spatial Orientation
General Work Activities
1. Operating Vehicles or Equipment
2. Handling and Moving Objects
3. Performing General Physical Activities
4. Documenting/Recording Information
5. Inspecting Equipment, Structures, Material
1. Operation and Control
2. Equipment Maintenance
3. Reading Comprehension
4. Operation Monitoring
Frequent Work Context
1. Consequence of Error
2. Degree of Automation
3. Frustrating Circumstances
4. Importance of Being Sure All Is Done
Related Majors (A) Associate (B) Bachelors (C) Certificate (D) Doctor (M) Master
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