Driver, Line Haul Driver, Over the Road Driver (OTR Driver), Truck Driver
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Air Transportation; Fuels; Fuels Superintendent; Ground Transportation Manager; Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Craftsman; Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance, Helper, Material Handling Equipment (MHE)/463L Maintenance; Munitions Systems Journeyman; Nuclear Weapons Journeyman; Pavements and Construction Equipment Journeyman; Special Reconnaissance Superintendent
Air Defense (AD) Battle Management System Operator; Ammunition Specialist; Cannon Crewmember; Construction Equipment Repairer; Interior Electrician; Marine Engineering Officer; PATRIOT System Repairer; Prime Power Production Specialist; Senior Electronic Maintenance Supervisor; Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) Maintenance Support Specialist
Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,001 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license. Includes tow truck drivers.
On the job, you would:
Check all load-related documentation for completeness and accuracy.
Inspect loads to ensure that cargo is secure.
Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road
Safety and Government
public safety and security
law and government
Arts and Humanities
keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
reading work related information
noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
change when and how fast you move based on how something else is moving
quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
know where things are around you
imagine how something will look after it is moved around or changed
see details that are far away
decide which thing is closer or farther away from you or decide how far away it is from you
pay attention to something without being distracted
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
Attention to Detail
You might use software like this on the job:
Word processing software
3M Post-it App
Data base user interface and query software
ddlsoftware.com drivers daily log program DDL
Route navigation software
ALK Technologies PC*Miler
MarcoSoft Quo Vadis
Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or no high school diploma/GED usually needed