About the Role
General Description: The Tack Truck Driver is an hourly-rated skilled craft position that performs on construction projects any combination of the duties described below. The Tack Truck Drivers primary function is to safely and efficiently operate asphalt distributor.
• A valid Class 'B' CDL with a tanker endorsement is required
• With or without Hazmat endorsement
• Operate tack truck safely
• Load tack truck oil
• Cleaning and upkeep of tack truck
• Constant monitoring of temperature of oil and mix
• Work with asphalt crew to perform additional duties when tack truck is not in use
• Driving record within MVR policy guidelines
• Must have familiarity with the safe operation of construction and/or paving equipment
• Able to work day or night shifts as required
• Knowledge of all USDOT & FMCSA safety regulations
• Perform daily safety checks of fluid levels on oil, water, fuel and inspections for leaks and damage to
vehicle prior to operation
• Responsible for notifying supervisor if vehicle needs to be repaired
• Maintain completed pre and post trip DVIR
• Required to carry a current medical examiners certificate (FMCSR part 391.41)
• Perform incidental work items and duties included within other crafts
• Demonstrates safety 1st Identifies and turns in near miss reports.
• Speaks up when sees unsafe act.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Key Duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience. This position typically is not an entry-level job, as it requires demonstrable previous experience as a Tack Truck Driver. A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred.
Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees.
Three (3) to five (5) years of industry related experience is required for this position, with an emphasis on roads, highways, and bridges.
Physical Demands. The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by a Tack Truck Driver to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Constant physical effort, including standing, is required during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day. Employee must be able to stand for extended periods of time, and to stoop, bend, and crouch as required to perform Key Duties.
Frequently work with hands extended overhead, sometimes in conjunction with the operation of hand power tools.
Ability to lift, on a frequent basis, at least 50 pounds and carry at least 30 pounds personally, and up to 150 pounds with assistance.
Manual dexterity to hand-carry generators, lumber and other construction materials, forms, power tools, and hand tools.
Maintain constant alertness to the multiple concurrent activities of the construction site, including the activities of other employees and contractors, the operation of stationary equipment, and the movement of mobile equipment.
Frequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground in varying weather conditions.
Capable of safely and productively operating a man-lift.
The Operator must be able to climb on and off heavy mobile equipment safely.
About the Company
• Health/Dental Insurance
• Life Insurance
• 401K Program
• Profit Sharing
Additional Job Information
Pittman Construction Company is legally and morally committed to a policy that promotes the full realization of equal employment opportunity.
It is the policy of this Company to assure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment without regard to their race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, or disability. Such action shall include: employment, upgrading demotion or transfer, recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, and on-the-job training.
Furthermore, while employed at Pittman Construction Company, no employee shall be subjected to any type of coercion for physical favors or sexual harassment.
Applicants are not guaranteed employment. Pittman Construction Company reserves the right to reject any applicant based on need and legal reasons.
All employees of Pittman Construction Company are employed at their own will and the will of the Employer, and are subject to termination at any time, for any reason and with or without cause or notice. Similarly, employees may terminate their employment with the Employer at any time, for any reason, and with or without cause or notice. The “at-will” employment relationship may not be altered except by the specific terms of a written contract of employment signed by the president of Pittman Construction Company prior to the commencement of employment.
We promote a Drug-Free Workplace.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability are encouraged to apply.