CDL Driver / Mechanic


CDL Driver / Mechanic

Job purpose

The CDL driver position performs a variety of routine and complex transportation work in driving and coordinating transportation plans in support of the jobsite needs.  The position may operate a variety of vehicles which require CDL licenses such as semi-truck, saw truck and dump truck.  When not driving, employee will be required to assist the Shop Foreman as a mechanic. The position may also assist other craft workers.

Duties and responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Ensure the trailer and machines are free of debris or materials that are loose or could become loose while traveling.
  2. Ensure items being hauled are secured and loaded trailer does not exceed width or height requirements.
  3. Visually inspect the semi, trailer, or saw truck prior to leaving for any problems.
  4. Make minor repairs and perform routine maintenance.
  5. Ensure the Cab Card and Auto Insurance ID card are current in the vehicle at all times.
  6. Use of ELD and daily upkeep of the Driver Daily Log, the Individual Vehicle Mileage Record, and fuel receipts.
  7. Ensure proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.
  8. Assist Shop Foreman
  9. Maintain pavers, powered lift equipment, trailers, semi-trucks, saw trucks, pickups, paver
    molds, generators, job lights, vibrators for molds, welder, hand saws, grinders, and other
    powered equipment and hand tools.
  10. Assemble, dismantle, operate, and repair heavy machinery.
  11. Clean fleet to keep it free of concrete, curing compound, mud, and other debris.
  12. Refuel fleet upon return to shop.
  13. Pick up and delivers materials and tools.
  14. Ensure equipment yard and shop buildings are organized and cleaned regularly.
  15. Monitor materials and equipment inventory.
  16. Load and unload trailers during mobilization of job materials and equipment.
  17. Assist office and job sites, as needed.
  18. Brings problems to the attention of shop foreman.
  19. Mixing chemicals as needed.
  20. Performs all other duties as assigned.


  • Valid CDL A license with current medical card
  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to travel for extended periods of time 
  • Able to use electronic logging devices 
  • 2 years of equipment or fleet maintenance with knowledge of construction equipment and tools
  • Knowledge of loading/unloading and securing loads of all types of equipment, tools, and supplies
  • Able to climb ladders and use manual and powered lifts
  • Performs well in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Results driven
  • Good communication skills
  • Gets along well with others
  • Detail oriented
  • Attention to quality
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Desire to keep self and other team members safe
  • Read and follow Safety Data Sheets for instructions
  • OSHA 10 certification is expected within 90 days of employment
  • Certified to operate power lift equipment within 90 days of employment
  • Able to pass drug and alcohol screenings per company policy

Working conditions

Must be able to travel for extended periods of time, work day and evening hours as required. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes, dust, or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme shop and construction job site conditions. The noise level in the shop and job sites can be loud. The position regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust.

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is constantly required to use hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The active position requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.    

The employee lifts, pushes, pulls or carries objects; uses abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue; and effectively jumps, sprints or throws objects. The position requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limb coordination. The position requires the ability to quickly move arms and legs. The employee must have excellent stamina.


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