Overland Contracting 1012 - Operator Truck Driver - Heavy in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1012 - Operator Truck Driver - Heavy
Date: Jun 10, 2021
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL, US, 33312
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : Overland Contracting Inc
Req Id : 41743
Job Title : 1012 - Operator Truck Driver - Heavy
Location : PJFTLAUDE2
Business Unit Sector : OCI-POWER-PROJECTS SERVICES
Opportunity Type : Craft (non-union)
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location.
. Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) . Inspect product load for accuracy and safely move it around or to the warehouse or facility to ensure timely and complete delivery . Move levers or controls that operate lifting devices, such as forklifts, lift beams with swivel-hooks, hoists, or elevating platforms, to load, unload, transport, or stack material . Be responsible for and assist in loading and unloading of transports
Assure a safe and well organized load . Manually or mechanically load or unload materials from pallets, skids, platforms, cars, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles . Position lifting devices under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, or boxes and secure material or products for transport to designated areas . Weigh materials or products and record weight or other production data on tags or labels . Keep all DOT and other required paperwork current and accurate
In particular, expense reports, trip sheets, transport tickets, etc
must be kept up to date as necessary . Perform routine maintenance on vehicles or auxiliary equipment, such as cleaning, lubricating, recharging batteries, fueling, or replacing liquefied-gas tank
Maintain the assigned transport in a clean, up to service, and well equipped fashion (ie: chains, boomers, safety equipment, straps, etc ) . Assist projects with operating equipment and other labor on an as needed basis
Occasional temporary job assignment may be needed . Advise the Equipment Coordinator or Equipment Manager of problem areas encountered as visits are made to the field and vendor . Know and observe the laws and limits of the trucking industry
Set a very positive, professional example of how OCI maintains equipment and leads the construction industry . Participate in all safety related processes and programs as requested
Engage with your work team to ensure we achieve zero injuries
Understand that no job is so important that your safety and that of your crew will be compromised
Watch for hazards and report any concerns to your supervisor or safety professional
If needed, use your stop work authority until the issue is resolved . Report all accidents and near misses to supervisor; participate in investigation process as needed . Participate in all pre-job work planning and safety discussions
Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate and/or mitigate hazards . Understand and respond appropriately to all safety hazards and warning devices (ie back-up alarms, smell of smoke, different colored warning tags, warning sirens) . Understand, support, and follow lockout tag out procedures
Attend site specific training and assure you follow all procedures as out lined in training . Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work environment . Use effective verbal and written communication skills
Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions rapidly and accurately . Listen to co-workers suggestions, safety concerns, and recommendations giving full attention to what they are saying and take the time to understand the points being made, asking questions and providing feedback when appropriate . Coordinate work with other crafts and co-workers on the job . Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards
One of more of the following NCCER Certifications: NCCER Heavy Equipment Operations NCCER Highway / Heavy Construction NCCER Rigger Position may require the possession a CDL with the passenger endorsement
Multiple years of working experience as a Truck driver or similar position or a combination of work experience and training. Must have working knowledge of the relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to safely operate vehicles for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions, with a general knowledge of the operation of construction equipment for loading and unloading materials and equipment. A copy of the executed Medical Examiner's Certificate must be on file before any operation begins. Commercial driver's license with the appropriate endorsement is required when the equipment will be operated on public roads. Must be at least 18 years of age. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Position may require the possession a CDL with the passenger endorsement DOT Certification NCCER Heavy Equipment Operations NCCER Highway / Heavy Construction NCCER Rigger
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds.
Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move in and around confined and cluttered places, and uneven areas, see and hear naturally or with correction.
Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements of the job duties.
Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure.
Requires repetitive movement.
Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds.
Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions.
Typical construction site environment.
Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions.
Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc.
Requires working in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.
Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
Work around hazardous equipment.
This position is considered a safety sensitive position.
EQU: Equipment Operations
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