BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARDS
(5703-0004) TRACTOR-TRAILER OPERATOR
October 1, 2003
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
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.
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
Applicants for these positions must complete an Assessment
Applicants must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of
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.