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Commercial Collection Driver B29

Company: City of Albuquerque, NM
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary Perform commercial refuse collection and transport duties and activities utilizing roll-offs, rear loaders or transfer trucks utilizing a Power Take Off (PTO) and ancillary devices; maintain assigned collection equipment and perform a variety of other assigned duties in support of the Solid Waste Department. This is a safety sensitive position subject to random drug/alcohol testing. Job descriptions are intended to present a general list of tasks/duties performed by employees within this job classification. Job Descriptions are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. Minimum Education, Experience And Additional Requirements High School Diploma or GED or successful completion of two (2) WorkKeys-- Skills Assessments (listed below); and Three (3) years of driving experience which required the possession of a Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Experience with Power Take Off (PTO) and ancillary devices and its functions preferred. Coursework in automotive technology, transportation technology or truck driving preferred. If applicant does not possess a valid High School Diploma or GEDWorkKeys-- skills assessments must be successfully completed by the prospective candidate in order to apply for this position. Click here for information on how to schedule a Workkeys-- assessment. Workkeys--assessment scores needed for this position are as follows: * Workplace Documents with a minimum score of Level 3 * Graphic Literacy with a minimum score of Level 3 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid New Mexico Commercial Driver's License (CDL); class A or B. Possession of a City Operator's Permit (COP) within six (6) months from date of hire. Trainees must successfully complete both classroom and on the job training (OJT) instruction for refuse collection service. Required to work weekends and holidays. Preferred Knowledge * Operations, services and activities of a refuse collection and transportation program * Techniques and methods of equipment maintenance and minor repair * Operational characteristics of equipment and machinery relative to refuse collection and transport * City streets and roads * Principles and procedures of record keeping * Practices, methods and materials used in grounds maintenance and general maintenance work * Traffic laws, ordinance and rules involved in transport vehicle operations * Operational characteristics of a variety of equipment including, tractors, sweepers, loaders, Roll-off vehicles and various transport equipment and vehicles * Operation and maintenance requirements of power-driven equipment * Occupational hazards and standard safety practices related to the operation of a wide variety of heavy equipment * Emergency and accident reporting procedures * Occupational hazards and standard safety practices related to the operation of a wide variety of heavy equipment Preferred Skills & Abilities * Operate a variety of light to heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner * Operate two-way radio communications equipment * Adjust driving method to traffic, road, weather, load and various terrain conditions * Use mirrors in maneuvering, judging distance and backing vehicles * Assist in container maintenance and repair * Understand City and department policies and procedures * Perform arduous tasks for extended periods of time in all types of weather * Perform refuse, litter and illegal dumping collection and transportation activities * Load and Haul debris * Perform preventative maintenance and minor repair on a wide variety of light to heavy equipment * Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public * Work independently in the absence of supervision * Communicate clearly and concisely * Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work * Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation

Keywords: City of Albuquerque, NM, Albuquerque , Commercial Collection Driver B29, Professions , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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