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Lowboy Driver

Company: Dowdy Corporation
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Lowboy Driver We are seeking a Lowboy Driver to join our team! The Lowboy Driver is an experienced commercial truck driver within the Site Division. The Lowboy Driver must possess a Class A CDL and a Hazmat endorsement and meet the minimum requirements. The Lowboy Driver performs duties as a heavy equipment transport driver and a dump truck driver as well as operate all site work - related combination (tractor/trailer) truck operations. An operator that can act as a driver for the service truck as well as dump truck will be at the top of the salary range. Responsibilities: Proficiency in the operation of Commercial Straight Trucks and Commercial Combination Trucks, including Tandem and Tri-Axle Dump Trucks, but more specifically Heavy Equipment Transport Trucks. Receiving and understanding daily route information from the Dispatch Manager. Performing pre- and post-trip inspections and documents all information about the vehicle's condition, including: Tires Air System Brakes Windows Flasher, Lights, and Alarms Sign of cracks and wear and tear Fuel and fluids Any and all deficiencies. Abiding by Local, State and Federal motor vehicle laws and regulations while operating the vehicle. Logging Hours of service: Specify Drive Time, On-Duty Non-Drive Time, Off-Duty Time Not exceeding weight capacities and/or weight distribution for the vehicle. Experience in the basic operation and movement of all Heavy Equipment for safe loading and unloading. Equipment types include but are not limited to: Excavator Bulldozer Roller Loader Backhoe Skid Steer Forklift Motor Grader Motor Vehicles such as cars, trucks, and commercial vehicles Safely loading and unloading all equipment in an area determined to be safe for the Operator, the traveling public, and the equipment. Safely transporting large material shipments to project, including pipe, bricks, bulk fittings, etc. Safely transporting Heavy Equipment and Material from Customers other than Dowdy that utilize Dowdy's transportation service. Fastening equipment to the transport trailer legally and safely according to local, state, and federal regulations. Requirements: Must be at least 21 years of age. Must maintain a valid Class A CDL Must possess Hazmat endorsement. Must have a clean driving record. Must pass a pre-employment drug screening test and agree to comply with all company policies, including the drug-free workplace policy. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and push/pull up to 75 pounds. Must have excellent communication skills and able to follow directives. Must have knowledge of basic hand tools, both manual and electrical. PERSONS WITH DISABILITY/ADA STATEMENT: Dowdy supports the employment of individuals with disabilities and encourages them to seek employment within our company. If you need an accommodation because of a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Taylor Moore at (850) 656-1211. Dowdy is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. Dowdy is a drug-free workplace. All applicants must submit to and successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening prior to being hired. Some positions may require a Level 2 background clearance as a condition of employment. Date posted: 02/22/2023

Keywords: Dowdy Corporation, Tallahassee , Lowboy Driver, Professions , Tallahassee, Florida

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