Jun 10, 2022

Dump Truck Driver

  • Hinkle Contracting Company
  • Somerset, KY, USA
Full time Transportation Professional

Job Overview

The primary function of the position is to safely deliver material to customer's plants and work sites. This position is a seasonal position due to weather conditions. This position reports directly to Dispatcher, then to Logistics Manager.


* Properly follow all company policies and procedures for safe working procedures and environment;
* Perform daily pre/post trip inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with DOT guidelines and company policies;
* Obey applicable laws and follow dispatch instructions;
* Maintain daily vehicle mileage logs;
* Monitor various gauges during operation of vehicle;
* Load and unload equipment or materials. Depending on materials hauled, may require unloading of contents by hand or shovel;
* Assure product quality to the best of the driver's ability;
* Perform minor servicing and maintenance of equipment; refer major problems to the Foreman;
* Must keep truck in a clean and orderly condition;
* Operator will be responsible for a safe work environment for themselves and co-workers;
* When working with co-workers, constant eye contact will be maintained when backing, communicating using hand signals or other movements;
* Properly follow all company policies and OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment;
* Perform minor servicing and repairs;
* Assist in training;
* Follow directions of manager as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific project or jobsite;
* Assist in training lessexperienced employees on the proper operations, servicing and repair of equipment to further their abilities;
* Perform general labor duties when necessary; and
* Perform other duties as assigned.


* Experienced drivers for dump trucks. Class A or B - CDL required with good driving record;
* Pass DOT pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check;
* Pass a pre-employment "Fit for Work" physical;
* Be able to provide valid documentation for the I-9 Immigration document;
* Asphalt haul experience is a plus;
* Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times;
* Be willing to travel and work away from home when required;
* Be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary;
* Report to work at the designated start time;
* Be able to work overtime when required;
* Be willing to work outdoors in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold;
* Strictly adhere to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook;
* Have the willingness to work in a team environment and assist coworkers or supervisors with other duties as required; and
* Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and / or MSHA.
* High school graduate, G.E.D., or equivalent studies/experience (preferred); and
* Great attention to detail and stress tolerance

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