Overland Contracting, Inc. Operator Truck Driver - Heavy in Walton, Kentucky

Operator Truck Driver - Heavy

KY-Walton

Req#:31866BR

Date published:19-Jul-2017

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Power

Business Plan:EQU

Level:002

Overland Contracting Inc. (OCI), a Black & Veatch company, provides construction services in the open/merit shop arena. Since 1996, OCI has been an industry leader in building vital infrastructure and provides a comprehensive range of construction services in the areas of power generation, power delivery, telecommunications, and water. Tailored to fit our clients' project-specific needs, services are available through direct hire or subcontract options utilizing open or merit shop labor in support of EPC projects, as well as construction-only work for the water, energy and telecommunications markets.

Primary Purpose:

Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• 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 (i.e. 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

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.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

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. DOT Certification

Overland Contracting Inc. (OCI), a Black and Veatch subsidiary, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. OCI does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.