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Truck Driver – Class A

Freeport, TX, United States

Responsibilities

Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order
Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles
Check all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate
Communicate necessary information to bases, supervisors, or other drivers
Maintain logs of working hours and of vehicle service and repair status, following applicable company, state and federal regulations
Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned
Secure cargo for transport, using ropes, blocks, chain, binders, or covers
Load and unload trucks, or help others with loading and unloading, operating any special loading-related equipment on vehicles and using other equipment as necessary.
Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting dangerous goods.
Perform emergency roadside repairs such as changing tires and installing light bulbs, tire chains, and spark plugs
Equipment Maintenance – Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed
Active Listening – Ability to follow instructions and meet set standards for hauling and scheduling
Coordination – Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.
Reading Comprehension – Read and interpret road maps or driving directions. Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
Judgment and Decision Making – Be able to judge distances and weights accurately. Ability to respond in an emergency
Current valid Commercial Drivers’ License with appropriate endorsements
Meet and maintain a current Department of Transportation physical
Control Precision – The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions
Multi-limb Coordination – The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion
Far Vision – The ability to see details at a distance (either naturally or with correction
Depth Perception – The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object
Problem Sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem
Spatial Orientation – The ability to know your location in relation to the environment or to know where other objects are in relation to you
Reaction Time – The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears
Static Strength – The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects up to 50 pounds
Hearing Sensitivity – The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness
Extent Flexibility – The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs
Current valid Commercial Drivers’ License with appropriate endorsements
Meet and maintain a current Department of Transportation physical
High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
Over 1-year experience, up to and including 2 years’ experience

About Us

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement 

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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