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TRACTOR TRAILER OPERATOR
OCCUPATION CODE: 5703-0004
JOB LEVEL: P7-08
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARDS
5703B
(5703-0004) TRACTOR-TRAILER OPERATOR


DOCUMENT DATE:
October 1, 2003

FUNCTION:


Tractor-Trailer Operator:
Regularly operates a heavy-duty tractor- trailer either in over-the-road service, city shuttle service, or trailer spotting operations.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given above.

REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must have two-years of general driving experience with at least one-year full time, or equivalent, of driving 7-ton trucks or buses of 16 passengers or over. A minimum of six months of the required total driving experience must be in a tractor-trailer.

Note:
The required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification. The applicants' record of experience and training must show the ability to perform the duties of the position.

EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants for these positions must complete an Assessment Questionnaire.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position.

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS:
At the time of appointment, applicants must have a valid commercial driver's license from the state in which they live with air brakes certification for the types of vehicles used on the job; applicants must also demonstrate and maintain a safe driving record. Applicants selected under this qualification standard must successfully complete the required Vehicle Familiarization and Safe Operation training, including demonstration of the ability to safely drive a vehicle of the type used on the job.

  Occ Code: 5703-0004

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