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Heavy Haul Truck Driver


Company: Knife River - Texas Division Department: Trucking
Location: Bryan, TX Hiring Manager: Earnest Alvarado Jr
Closing Date: 12/31/2017 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Move construction equipment and other related equipment to/from construction and commercial projects. Fill in when needed as laborer and other misc. duties as directed by supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. General education, GED or high school diploma or equivalent.
2. CDL Class A , Experience driving lowboy.
3. Minimum 2 years driving experience.
4. Must be familiar with operation of construction equipment.
5. Multi-axle low-boy driver 10 axle low-boy experience.
6. Portable crusher experience; with the use of jeeps/boosters.
7. Knowledge of current TXDOT laws and regulations.
Duties and/or Responsibilities:
1. The Low-Boy truck driver operates a truck that pulls a flat bed trailer equipped to transport construction equipment to and from the job sites.
2. Driver is required to have a working knowledge of DOT required hauling permits.
3. Driver is to have an operational knowledge of all construction equipment to be transported and be able to load and unload equipment from low-boy trailer.
4. Driver will be required to measure load height, length and width.
5. Driver will be required to tie down equipment using chains and binders.
6. Driver will, on occasion, be required to change trailers to a belly dump body to transport and dump loose materials, such as sand, gravel, crushed rock or paving materials.
7. May on occasion haul hot asphalt.
8. Driver controls levers that dump contents.
9. The position may also required the worker to operate a “loader” on occasion to load sand or gravel into the trailer.
10. Must be able to pass medical and physical requirements and acceptable driving record and required endorsements.
11. Need positive attitude, strong self-directed work ethic and the ability to work well with others / follow detailed directions.
12. Perform other duties as needed.
Benefits:
* Paid Holidays * Paid Vacation * Three Medical Plans with GENEROUS Employer contributions * Health Savings Account, partially funded by Employer * Prescription Card * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance * Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement * Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Voluntary Life Insurance for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, Access to Legal Advice * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents * Gift Matching Program
How To Apply:
Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to Knife River Corporation South, PO Box 674, Bryan, TX 77806.
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