Job Description

Truck Driver is a road maintenance position.  Individual operates a variety of trucks and performs miscellaneous labor in support of construction, maintenance, or repair of county roads and shoulders, bridges, drainage systems, traffic and road signs, and engineering projects. Capable of working independently and in a group setting during normal work hours and during call-outs.

Driver is subject to and expected to be available for call-out 24-7 for emergency response to a variety of road related occurrences.

This position requires a Class A CDL.  Applicants are required to submit a Driver’s Abstract from the Department of  Licensing for review.
WA State Licensing DOL – Request Driving Record

This recruitment is open until filled, application review in ongoing. Submit your application materials as soon as possible as this recruitment may be closed at any time. If you have previously applied for this position you do not need to re-apply.
 Examples of Duties:
Operate dump trucks, utility trucks, fifth wheel tractor trucks, tanker trucks, and automatic or manual transmissions
During winter storm periods, driver will install sanders and snow plows prior to driving, and may be assigned the application of deicing
Drivers are required to inspect and maintain their assigned truck’s engine fluid levels, tire pressure, lights, and clean the vehicle, etc.
Remove tailgates and install/adjust tire chains on large trucks
Performs tasks common to road maintenance work such as: traffic control flagging, operation and minor maintenance of trucks or road machinery, lifting and moving signs and barricades, asphalt patching, brush cutting and removal, guardrail or fence repair, jetting of culverts and similar activities.
Physical labor may include but not be limited to: Tree falling and cutting, cleaning culvert ends by hand, dismantling beaver dams, hand brushing, operating and feeding the chipper, removal of dead animals from the right-of-way, cleaning equipment, assisting mechanics in the shop, assisting with shop clean-up or inventory, and other labor-intensive jobs.
Regular, reliable and punctual attendance
Perform related work as required
Show initiative in performing job functions
Some crew members will be assigned to operations such as operation of oil distributors, water trucks, oil tankers, and herbicide operations, applying herbicides to road shoulders, assignment to these operations will be made following appropriate training.
May be required to load and unload equipment for transport from one site to another
May be temporarily assigned to assist Sign Technicians in pavement marking operations, post hole digging and sign placement, and similar activities
May be temporarily assigned to operate a piece of equipment
May be required to load sand into their truck on an occasional basis

 Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum of two (2) years experience in road construction or heavy equipment operation
Experience working with survey stakes, blueprints, and specifications is preferred

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 
Washington State Class A, CDL with endorsement N for tank trailers
A First-Aid/CPR Card
A Flaggers Card
Maintenance of current skills, good driving record, and additional training as needed

This position requires a Class A CDL.  Applicants are required to submit a Driver’s Abstract from the Department of  Licensing for review.
WA State Licensing DOL – Request Driving Record

Supplemental / Benefit Information:
This position is represented by Teamsters Local NO. 252 in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Teamsters Local No. 252, Operating Engineers Local 302 and Mason County Public Works.

New regular employees shall normally be placed at Step I

$200 Clothing allowance – paid annually in January

96 hours of vacation leave for the 1st – 3rd year of employment. Employee may begin utilizing after successfully completing the 6-month probationary period

2 Floating (personal) Holidays per year.

Reimbursement for CDL Physical and CDL Endorsement

No cost for dental and vision insurance for employee and qualifying dependents

$103.30 a month in for medical insurance for employee and no additional fee for adding qualified dependents

Teamsters Pension Trust Fund contributions

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