Heavy Vehicle Operator in Kandahar at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary
The Heavy Vehicle Operator is responsible for operating company vehicles and equipment with up to forty (40) tons of capacity to move materials, tools, and equipment. 
Principal Accountabilities
  • Operate company vehicles with a capacity of up to forty (40) tons (both straight and combination vehicles) to move materials, tools, equipment, and supplies to and from work locations
  • Load and unload vehicles
  • Perform vertical movement of material or equipment to and from trucks and trailers
  • Inspect, clean, and perform operator level maintenance on equipment in accordance with standards
  • Closely interact with the customer for movement of materials and equipment
  • Perform daily checks to ensure equipment is in safe operating condition and properly utilized, maintained, and stored
  • Follow related safety regulations, contract requirements, company policies, and operating procedures
  • Complete necessary documentation, reporting, and limited office duties
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
  • Knowledge of equipment safety, maintenance, and storage
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English fluently in order to complete reports, read safety topics, etc.
  • Skill in coupling and uncoupling trailers, connecting or disconnecting air and electrical lines, and manipulating fifth-wheel locks
  • Skill in driving both automatic and standard transmission vehicles, both straight and combinations trucks, maneuvering tractor-trailer into loading or unloading positions, following hand and arm signals from others, and working as part of a team

Experience & Education
  • Minimum three (3) years of verifiable over-the-road experience in a combination truck or tractor-trailer rig
  • Prefer OCONUS experience operating equipment in an environment with military services, commercial agencies, and host nation elements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) equivalent to a US Class A CDL with Hazmat and Tanker endorsements, and qualified to operate M88A1 and M984A1 vehicles
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Prefer Equipment Operator training and certificate from National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), verifiable military or civilian Equipment Operator training from construction field, or related certification issued by a previous employer

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds, bend, stoop, and work safely around equipment, materials, supplies, and other items to be handled
  • Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally


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