CDL Driver / Laborer


CDL Driver / Laborer

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 work as laborer or finisher on jobsite which can include using hand and power tools and may clean and prepare sites, dig holes, set braces, erect scaffolding, clean up rubble and debris, and remove waste materials. The position may 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. Ensure the daily upkeep of the Driver Daily Log, the Individual Vehicle Mileage Record, and fuel receipts.
  7. Performs a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor in highway construction projects; performs manual work in providing assistance to superintendents, finishers, and operators.
  8. Lift, move, assemble and dismantle construction materials such as stakes, string line, forms, expansion, sleeves, and rebar by hand using saws, hammers, nails, bolts, skid steers or lifts.
  9. Dig ditches, holes, trenches, backfill excavations, and compact and level earth, using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampers, rakes, or skid steers.
  10. Maintains a clean job site: picks up all tools and equipment and secures job site each day to eliminate potential hazards.
  11. Tend to machines that distribute concrete, grout, or cement. Shovel, mix, pour, and spread concrete, cement, grout or other materials.  Operate jackhammers, drills and saws to break or cut concrete, rock or pavement.  Place, consolidate, and protect cast-in-place concrete. 
  12. Lift and place blankets, burlap, or plastic to protect concrete. Spray materials such as water, steam, or curing compound through hoses to clean, coat, or seal surfaces.
  13. Grind, scrape, sand, or polish surfaces such as concrete using abrasive tools or machines. Mix ingredients to create compounds for covering or cleaning surfaces.
  14. Ensures that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed. Bring problems to the attention of the foreman, superintendent, safety manager or Human Resources.
  15. Perform all other duties as assigned.


  • Valid CDL A, B license with current medical card
  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to travel for extended periods of time 
  • Performs well in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Results driven
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Good communication skills
  • Gets along well with others
  • Detail oriented
  • Attention to quality
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Other requirements as needed

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 dust particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment 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 employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and walk. The position lifts heavy objects, walks and stands for long periods of time and performs strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions. 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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