Heavy and 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.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $45,870.00
Average Time to Fill 41 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 71,298
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 4.08 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Resource Allocation
Information Gathering
Written Communication
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment

Secure cargo
Transport cargo
Operate vehicles or material-moving equipment
Drive truck with capacity greater than 3 tons
Drive trucks or truck-mounted equipment
Drive tractor-trailer truck
Adjust routes or speeds as necessary
Operate tractor with accessories or attachments
Operate lifting equipment such as hoists, winches, or hydraulic booms
Operate material or personnel moving, lifting, loading, or unloading equipment

Handling and Moving Objects

Wrap products for preservation, protection, safety, and stability
Package materials or products
Install parts, assemblies, or attachments in transportation or material handling equipment
Connect cables or electrical lines
Attach equipment extensions or accessories
Position material handling equipment

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