Jun 10, 2022

Water Truck Driver - Augusta, GA

  • Colas
  • Augusta, GA, USA
Full time Transportation Professional

Job Overview

Subsidiary: [[division]]

Reeves Construction Company, the Colas USA subsidiary that operates throughout the states North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, has been a key partner in the infrastructure growth of the Southeast since the company's founding in 1955. Reeves is a complete heavy civil highway and site development construction company dedicated to meet the specific needs of the roadway, airport, bridge, and military market. Reeves prides itself for its high company standards of safety, ethics, and performance. To learn more about Reeves visit .

Throughout Colas USA, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company's value chain. To learn more about the Colas USA Family of Companies, please visit .

Reeves, and the rest of the Colas USA Family of Companies, is part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. For information on our international network visit .

Summary

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively operate a truck equipped with a water tank to transport and spread water on a job site.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

* Operate a standard tanker-type truck along with loading and offloading product safely.
* Conduct pre-trip inspection checklist on equipment such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water.
* Able to handle paperwork concerning Department of Transportation regulations, freight weigh bills, fuel tickets and load tickets.
* Able to carry out detailed instructions, take directions to job sites, but also must be able to use good judgement in decision-making and be able to work without direct supervision.
* Able/willing assist with additional tasks as necessary.
* Operate the vehicle safely in traffic situations and follow the policies and procedures of the company.
* Ensure all activities are performed within the company's safety policies and procedures

Supervisory Responsibilities

None.

Qualifications & Certifications

* High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
* Minimum of three months related experience and/or training.
* This position requires a Class B CDL Driver's License with Tanker endorsement and a clean MVR.
* The ability of drive truck with the manual transmission.
* Must meet all DOT requirements for CDL drivers, including the DOT physical exam.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

* Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
* Ability to write routine reports.
* Must be knowledgeable about DOT paperwork and regulations.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Must be able to climb onto and up and down a machine several times a day.
* Must be able to sit in a machine and operate it for several hours without stopping.
* Must withstand vibration from track and job site conditions as well as noise from other equipment.
* Must be able to use arms, hands, and feet in repetitive motions.
* Must be able to perform manual duties, such as placing paint drums on the vehicle.
* The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.
* The employee is occasionally required to sit.
* The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.
* Employees must have 20/40 vision, either naturally or with corrective lenses.
* Hearing should be excellent or corrected by audio device.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach and signal with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Employees must have 20/40 vision, either naturally or with corrective lenses. Hearing should be excellent or corrected by audio device.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Benefits and Compensation

Competitive pay & comprehensive benefits include paid holidays, vacation, life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment insurance, group health plan options (incl. medical, dental & vision, HSA, FSA), short term disability benefits & 401(k)/401(k) Roth w/company match.

Drug-Free Workplace

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Minorities and Females Strongly Encouraged to Apply

Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries (Reeves Construction Company) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document. If you need an accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. or send an email to .

Nearest Major Market: Augusta

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