Truck Driver (AFG)

Truck Driver (AFG)

Job Category: Vehicle Operator

Job Location: OCONUS

Job State: Kandahar, Afghanistan

Job Description:

The Truck Driver operates company vehicles, including tractor trailers, with up to thirty (30) tons of capacity, to move materials, tools, equipment, and supplies to and from work locations and warehouses.

Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
● Read and interpret instructions and documentation; plan work activities accordingly
● Transport materials, tools, equipment, and supplies to and from work locations and warehouses
● Load and unload vehicles● Observe and follow all safety rules, traffic regulations, and operating procedures, including wearing required personal protective equipment and reporting delays or accidents
● Maintain vehicle in a safe and clean condition
● Conduct safety check and inspect all routine fluids on daily basis prior to driving vehicle for first time of each shift
● Maintain vehicle log and submit daily vehicle deficiencies to supervisor
● Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
● Fluent in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English
● Customer-oriented with ability to courteously and effectively work through difficult situations
● Skill in driving both automatic and standard transmission vehicles, both straight and combinations trucks, maneuvering tractor-trailer into loading or unloading positions, following hand and arm signals from others, and working as part of a team
● Skill in coupling and uncoupling trailers, connecting or disconnecting air and electrical lines, and manipulating fifth-wheel locks
● Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment

Experience & Education
● Minimum one (1) year of experience driving a tractor-trailer truck
● High School Diploma or equivalent
● Current Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) equivalent to a US Class A CDL, valid for 18 months beyond hire date
● Good driving record
● Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
● Ability to lift and carry up to 70 pounds, unassisted, multiple times throughout assigned shift
● Ability to properly secure loads for transport using chains, binders, and straps with ability to climb ladders to inspect loads
● Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and
● Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
● Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions

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