Heavy & Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
Also called: Truck Driver, Driver, Over the Road Driver (OTR Driver), Line Haul Driver
In the Air Force: Vehicle Operations Apprentice; Vehicle Operations Helper; Vehicle Operations Journeyman
In the Army: Cannon Crewmember; Cavalry Scout; Indirect Fire Infantryman; Infantryman; M1 Armor Crewman; Motor Transport Operator; Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS)/High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) Crewmember; PATRIOT Launching Station Enhanced Operator/Maintainer
In the Coast Guard: Cannon Crewmember; Cavalry Scout; Indirect Fire Infantryman; Infantryman; M1 Armor Crewman; Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS)/High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) Crewmember; PATRIOT Launching Station Enhanced Operator/Maintainer
In the Marine Corps: Motor Vehicle Operator; Semitrailer Refueler Operator
- Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
- Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
- Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.
Safety and Government
Engineering and Technology
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Data base user interface and query software
Route navigation software
Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.