Heavy & Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers


Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license.
Also called: Driver, Over the Road Driver (OTR Driver), Road Driver, Truck Driver

Knowledge:

    Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
    Business
  • customer service
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
  • quickly decide if you should move your hand, foot, or other body part
    Spatial
  • know where things are around you
  • imagine how something will look after it is moved around or changed
    Vision
  • see details that are far away
  • see details up close
    Reaction Time and Speed
  • quickly move your hand, finger, or foot based on a sound, light, picture or other command

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Cooperation

Technology:

    Data base user interface and query software
  • Fog Line Software Truckn Pro
  • TruckersHelper
    Route navigation software
  • ALK Technologies PC*Miler
  • MarcoSoft Quo Vadis
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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