Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license.
Inspect all assigned equipment for defects, ensuring safe operable condition, before, during and after trips. Hook and unhook tractor to and from various types of trailers. Secure various types of loads and freight as appropriate to ensure safe, damage free transit. Load or unload freight, if necessary, with or without the assistance of dock workers. Safely enter and exit tractor using three point stance. Follow prescribed security procedures and practices for transportation of freight. Follow all Department of Transportation and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations