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Truck Driver, Heavy (Ammo Delivery)

Transportation and Logistics

Delivery Driver


Fort Cavazos, Texas, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima Support Operations (ASO), an Akima company, is not just another federal facilities contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At ASO, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , ASO provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , ASO delivers comprehensive services for facilities, maintenance, and repair and critical services required to operate and sustain facilities and equipment of all sizes.

As an ASO employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

ASO is looking for a Heavy Truck Driver to work in Fort Cavazos, Texas. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!


Job Responsibilities:

  • The Heavy Truck Driver primarily transports, loads, unloads, stacks and stages ammunition, including rockets and ammunition residue. This driver may load or unload truck with forklift or other material handling equipment. Reviews paperwork, conducts inventory, and ensures accuracy of load. Ensures loads are properly secured, and the truck is properly placarded. Conducts daily vehicle inspections to ensure it is safe to transport ammunition. Makes minor mechanical, operator-level repairs to keep truck in good working order and reports deficiencies.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License w/ Hazmat Endorsement.
  • Valid CDL Operator Medical Card.
  • 4+ years truck driving experience.
  • Ability to receive a favorable TIER-1 Investigation and obtain and maintain a common access card (CAC).
  • Ability to pass Pre-Employment Drug Test and Background Screening.
  • Ability to complete Ammunition Courses: AMMO 75, 112, 67, 45, 31, 63, 68, and 64.
  • High School Diploma / Equivalent.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Passenger Endorsement.
  • Willing to operate a bus.
  • Knowledgeable in U.S. Army maintenance procedures.
  • U.S. Army 88M series MOS qualification or civilian equivalent.
  • Ammunition certification: AMMO 75, 112, 67, 45, 31, 63, 68, and 64.
  • DOT accident-free record.
  • Drug free work ethic, with random urinalysis support.
  • 2+ forklift experience.

Physical Demands:

  • Physical requirements include (but are not limited to) the ability to lift 60 pounds, pushing, pulling, carrying, stooping, climbing, bending, squatting, and reaching.
  • Work environment includes periodic overtime, exposure to heat, dust, cold, inclement weather conditions, and areas with chemical or biological agents. Employee use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required in certain areas. Such PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, hand, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices. Must wear steel toe/safety shoes at all times.

Pay & Benefits:

  • WAGE: $22.33 + 4% hazard pay.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Transportation, Logistics & Cargo Handlers

Travel: None

Organization: ASO - Akima Support Operations

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11459