AECOM Truck-Tractor Trailer Driver 1st Shift in New Boston, Texas

United States of America - Texas, New Boston

Job Summary

Purpose and Scope:

Drives gasoline or diesel powered tractor-trailer combination or truck and full trailer combination to transport, pickup and deliver materials in liquid, loose, or packaged form. Vehicles typically have a weight of more than 26,000 pounds. Operator must be certified as able to haul Hazardous Material by DOT. Operator is responsible for ensuring all before, during, and after operations checks and services are performed on the vehicle assigned. Loads must be verified as to items and counts and must be properly secured during movement. Additionally operators must be licensed to operate MHE as they may be required to load and off load material utilizing the same. Operators must be able to read a map and follow instructions and directions. Must be able to report location and receive instruction via radio and cellular telephone. May be required to operate a vehicle on the flight line.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Drives truck (up to and including 26,0000 pounds) to destination for pickup and deliveries based on instructions/directions received and map directions.

  2. Inspects truck for defects before and after trips monitors vehicle during trips and submits report indicating truck condition.

  3. Must be able to hookup and/or disconnect tractor-trailer combination vehicles.

  4. Maintains driver log according to I.C.C. regulations.

  5. Secures all materials being transported to ensure it is secured to prevent loss and/or damage.

  6. Must be able to receive instructions/directions and provide progress reports via radio or cellular phone.

  7. Assists workers in loading and unloading truck or perform functions by self.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Two year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must have successful completion certificate from a DOT Hazmat training program.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Employee must obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) and remain proficient in CDL requirements.

  • Additionally employee must be certified as able to haul Hazardous material by DOT.

  • Possession of a current valid Material Handler Equipment (MHE)operator license is required. Must meet all Federal and State Requirements.

  • This position has a rotating shift.

  • When required, you may be subject to shift changes, weekend, holiday and overtime work.

  • Shift work, weekends, mandatory overtime (with proper notice given) and cross-training can be required in order to meet daily/weekly workload requirements.

  • In accordance with the contract, all personnel performing work require United States citizenship or acceptable proof of naturalization prior to employment

  • All Driver Positions: Type of license depends on Axle size/limit as well as location. Requirement to be determined.

Preferred Qualifications

N/A

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Transportation Operations Management / Traffic Monitoring

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196589BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.