Heavy Duty Truck Driver Sr - Military veterans preferred
2018-12-05 DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)
Redding California United States
The Heavy Duty Truck Driver Sr position includes driving fuel service vehicle and refueling the helicopters in support of 2 USDA – Forest Service owned demilitarized Bell 209 Cobra Helicopters. This is a seasonal position (June through October). Primary base is located in Redding, CA.
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
Drive a straight truck, over 4 tons, with 10 wheels fuel truck
Perform daily Quality Control checks on equipment and fuel.
Maintain equipment in clean and functional condition.
Use of fuel truck to fuel and defuel aircraft as directed.
Perform Hot refueling in accordance to Federal policies and procedures.
Maintain driver log books and fuel records via paper and electronic logging device.
Perform pre and post daily inspections on the truck.
Report any issues with the truck to management.
Adhere to DOT and Federal duty day limits, policies and agency travel regulations.
Maintains support fuel truck inventory.
Maintain electronic logging devices, registration, inspections and maintenance of 2 International 5000 gallon Fuel Trucks.
Performs vehicle registration, insurance and CHP formalities and documentation regarding induction of new vehicles in existing fleet.
Oversee routine and ad hoc maintenance, obtain tags for new vehicles and renew old ones to ensure schedule fleet management.
Monitor and ensure fleet operation in compliance with local and state rules and regulations.
Maintain and monitor data management system to organize fleets as per various schedules and requests.
Streamline and monitor fuel purchase system with assistance of Fuel Cards for all vehicles and drivers.
Ensure staff receives proper training in the use, storage, and disposal of flammable liquids and hazardous waste materials according to local, state, and federal laws.
Facilitate and implement corrective actions and capacity building to manage entire fleet to achieve company objectives.
Participate in various workshops and educational programs and maintain knowledge on all industry relevant publications.
Inspect equipment to determine repair work needed; estimate cost and make decisions on work requiring extensive repair; make recommendations to repair or replace vehicles to the Program Manager.
Develop and implement standard operational standards to maintain vehicles by advocating best practice in industry.
Supports helicopter operations by refueling helicopters and selecting refueling areas in remote locations.
Ability to perform task independently with minimum supervision.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills
Must be capable of submitting daily records via email and/or web.
Must have general computer program skills; such as Microsoft Office.
Must be able read, write, understand and speak English. Establish and maintain harmonious and effective working relationships with a wide variety of people that include senior management, employees, outside agencies, and the general public.
Plan, direct, and organize the activities of staff.
Research and prepare technical specifications for vehicles and equipment.
Demonstrate appropriate mechanical and operations skills.
Diagnose equipment failures and ensure corrective measures are taken.
Analyze data and prepare reports with recommendations on a wide variety of vehicles and equipment.
Diagnose and locate mechanical defects and verify repair cost estimates.
Assist in training, and evaluating employee’s performances in the field.
Coordinate training programs in new repair techniques, products, and equipment.
Read, understand and interpret written directives with regard to factory letters and bulletins, automotive manuals and memorandums, and District policies and practices.
Prepare and maintain records and reports such as time, vehicle, preventive maintenance, repair orders, field repairs, tow service, sublets, and warranties.
Become proficient in generating and performing input of information on District automated systems.
Communicate clearly and diplomatically in writing and verbally with personnel, vendors and customers.
Experience & Education
Must be 21 years old and possess a high school diploma or G.E.D at the time of hire.
Must have valid driver’s license and minimum 2 years driving experience with a clean driving record.
Minimum of a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with tank, HazMat and airbrake endorsements.
Current DOT medical required.
2 Years Minimum of Hazmat and fueling operational experience or 3 seasonal years of fueling during fire operations.
2 Years Minimum of assisting in Fleet Management.
Must be willing to perform extensive travel during fire season contract and at time stay overnight in remote locations. Schedule is flexible but will not exceed 12 days without a two day break.
California wage laws apply.
Previous experience with wildland fire suppression operations preferred.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. and be capable to climb the vehicle to perform pre-trip inspections and other related duties.