Heavy Haul Driver 3

HOLT Texas Ltd.

Waco, TX

Job Summary: This position is responsible for the safe transportation of industrial and commercial parts and small equipment to and from various customer job locations and branch stores while adhering to company safety regulations and state laws. This position has major responsibilities to ensure external and internal customer satisfaction.

Heavy Haul Driver candidate will have more than five years of experience and/or demonstrated job-relevant knowledge/skills. Has a broad knowledge of the field’s standard and technical concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of standard, complex, and technical tasks; is self-starting and requires minimal supervision.

The incumbent in this position is expected to model the following practices on a daily basis: 1) Demonstrate alignment with the company's mission and core business values; 2) Collaborate with key internal/external resources; 3) Participate in ongoing self-development. 

Essential Functions:

  • Transports all CAT equipment deliveries and pickups in a positive, caring manner while striving for promptness, accuracy, and efficiency
  • Secures equipment onto trucks and ensures that materials meet state and federal guidelines for safe transport and vehicle capabilities. Assists other departments whenever required in an efficient manner
  • Completes DOT-required drivers' daily log accurately and without misrepresentation
  • Completes driver’s daily inspection report, making recommendations for repair or maintenance, as well as being responsible for the clean appearance of company-assigned vehicle
  • On an accurate and timely basis, completes and submits all related documentation in order to maintain the established business systems/process and ensures that the company is achieving its business goals. (I.e. Rental agreements, equipment check-out, and check-in reports, return receipts, pick-up
  • receipts, non-movement, permits, etc.)
  • Ensures that all physical resources (overall shop appearance, staging area, tools, parts, inventory, personal hygiene, etc.) are maintained in clean, working order in order to ensure a safe working environment and exceptional customer satisfaction
  • Perform pre- and post-vehicle inspection; Inspect truck for defects and safe operating condition, before, during, and after delivery trips
  • Works safely at all times and adheres to all applicable safety policies; complies with all company policies, procedures, and standards
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Sound knowledge of industrial engine, transportation, and safe driving procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of Motor Carrier Safety Regulations/DOT guidelines
  • Demonstrates proficiency with current computer software, related hardware, and machine electronic systems
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction
  • Quality control analysis skills - conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance
  • Operation and control skills - controlling operations of equipment or systems · Equipment selection skills - determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job
  • The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions
  • Ability to read maps and operate GPS systems
  • Ability to maintain a clean driver’s record and diligent attention to safety
  • Ability to operate hand tools, power tools, and equipment used in mechanical repair
  • The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble small objects
  • The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing
  • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences

 Education and Experience: 

  • Five years of verifiable heavy haul driving experience required, over eight years preferred
  • Three years’ verifiable driving experience operating a 7 or 8-axle configuration truck is required, and five or more preferred
  • High school or equivalent diploma preferred
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License with Class A CDL required to include the ability to maintain the Valid Texas Driver’s License

 Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None


  • Travel up to 100%

 Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 100% of the time
  • Must be able to move objects, and use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue.
  • Frequently moves materials or equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Constant movement and use of limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination, and stamina
  • Ascend/descend with gradual or continuous progress by oneself, using both hands and feet and climbing up and down ladders
  • Be able to safely maneuver and work underneath equipment
  • Routinely reacts to visual, auditory, and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work

Work Environment:

  • Requires working in a closed vehicle or equipment
  • Requires wearing common protective or safety equipment
  • Requires working outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions including extreme conditions such as heavy rain, wind, or excessive temperatures
  • Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable
  • Exposure to small quantities of chemicals, steam, high-pressure water, and high-speed rotating equipment
  • Significant time spent in confined spaces and/or high places

 Disclaimer: Please note that the above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbents so classified. All incumbents may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities, as needed.