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Lowboy Truck Driver

Constructors Inc. Lincoln, NE
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Position Summary:

Constructors, Inc. is searching for a highly motivated Lowboy Truck Driver to join our team. This position safely and efficiently operates a lowboy truck and trailer while moving heavy equipment. 

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely;
  • Must have experience hauling wide loads;
  • Responsible for loading heavy equipment onto lowboy for transportation, including proper cargo securement and binding. Must have the ability to tarp, chain, and strap your own load;
  • Ability to drive to destination applying commercial driving regulations and skill in maneuvering vehicle in difficult situations;
  • Responsible for hauling heavy equipment to various job sites;
  • Inspects truck for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck condition;
  • Maintains driver log according to DOT regulations;
  • Inspects truck equipment and supplies, such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil and water.  May perform emergency roadside repairs, such as changing tires or tire chains;
  • Responsible for unloading heavy equipment off the lowboy in a safe manner;
  • Must observe and practice safety standards and policies of the department;
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Language Skills:  Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence to carry out basic instructions. 

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must have a current Class A CDL with a good driving record.  Must have previous driving experience handling large trucks.    An understanding of the Safety Rules & Regulations of the industry required. 

 

Other Skills and Abilities:  Must be able to work according to seasonal and order demand schedule.

 

Other Qualifications:   The employee will travel about 60% of the time.  This will include securing equipment, loading and unloading equipment.

 

 

                                    

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. This is a physically demanding job that regularly requires the employee to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl; talk or hear. The employee must be able to pull or lift heavy tarping materials. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is regularly exposed to construction driving conditions and moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  This is a non-smoking environment and facility.

 

Condition of Employment: Candidate is required to meet the above qualifications, task frequency and PPE requirements.  Approval of pre-employment reference & background checks, and post offer drug/alcohol testing with back screens (if required) are required as conditions of employment.  This also applies to all transfers, fit-for-duty and return to work programs.

 

If you are interested in this position, and you believe you have the right experience & capabilities, apply online @ www.constructorslincoln.com

Constructors is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

 

Job Details

Date Posted August 28, 2018
Date Closes October 31, 2018
Located In Lincoln, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 53-3032.00 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
Zipcode 68508

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations

This job requires the following skills

  • Driver

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