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Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

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Job Description

Must have a commercial drivers' license to drive a motor vehicle with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds gross vehicle weight.

Skills and Abilities

Quick reflexes, problem solving skills, good spatial awareness, good vision, endurance, and the ability to follow rules and procedures.

Education

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Associate Degree or Middle Skill (Licensing Required)

Job Duties

Check to make sure vehicles are running well, follow safety procedures for transporting dangerous goods, and inspect cargo to ensure that it's secure.

Technology

Data Base User Interface and Query Software

Route Navigation Software

Spreadsheet Software

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Median Earnings

$17.28 per hour