David A Bramble Inc Truck Driver in Chestertown, Maryland
TRUCK DRIVER: Along with driving duties and general maintenance of the vehicle assigned, a driver may be called upon by a mechanic to assist with more difficult or complex repairs. Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections daily and keeps simple records of same. Fuels and maintains fluid levels of the assigned vehicle. Occasionally may be required to assist with loading and unloading of materials or to assist with other duties if truck is unavailable.ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Working knowledge in the safe operation of heavy truck operation; of U.S. Department of Transportation rules as they apply to truck operation; of Maryland motor vehicle laws and their application to trucks; of the care and preventative maintenance of diesel truck engines and their drive train components. Ability to operate a heavy truck both in traffic and on a construction site; to make minor repairs and adjustments as well as to perform preventive maintenance; to understand written an oral instruction and to keep simple records.NATURE OF WORK: This work consists of operating a variety of heavy construction trucks and combinations both over highway and on construction sites. Working hours and conditions are dictated by the individual projects as well as weather conditions. The work requires a mature, stable individual who is punctual and dependable.SPECIAL WORK RULES:Starting time is six oclock a.m. unless otherwise instructed. Punch in by time clock.Prior to leaving the yard or starting place, you are to give the vehicle a pre-trip inspection. You are responsible for the fluid levels in your vehicle.Once leaving the yard, proceed directly to your assignment. Do not stop en-route. After reporting at your assigned workplace you will be granted a ten (10) minute work break during the morning.Normal lunch break is at twelve oclock noon for one-half to one hour. However, if you are assigned to paving and milling, you will work and be paid through this period. There is usually sufficient waiting time at either the loading or unloading points to assure a reasonable break.No unauthorized passengers. Passengers are only to be company employees or in special situation passengers are permitted with authorization from company officials.During peak work periods you may be required to work Saturdays, if necessary.Never leave a job assignment without approval of the foreman. Unauthorized departure is grounds for dismissal.At the end of the shift the truck is to be post-trip inspected, fluid levels topped off and fuel use recorded on the sheet in the drivers room. Any safety defects noted are to be reported with a copy of the report retained in the truck. Complete your Employees Daily Report entering times, load counts and job identification. Punch out.At the start of the next day make certain a mechanic has signed for any repairs made on your post-trip inspection before leaving the terminal. If your truck did not require any repair, check your dispatch sheet and proceed as usual beginning with the pre-trip.Notification of Traffic ViolationThe Commercial Motor Safety Act of 1986 requires that commercial drivers notify their employer and state that issued their license of all moving violations, including those committed in a personal vehicle, for which the driver forfeited collateral or was convicted within 30 days after the conviction. Forms are available in the drivers room at all times.No radar detectors.No smoking in or around vehicles with HAZMAT placard.