Construction Dump Truck Driver Jobs

Construction Dump Truck Driver Overview

A Dump Truck Driver is responsible for the safe operation of a dump truck. The job involves hauling materials from location to location within a construction site as well as loading and unloading materials. Dump Truck Drivers are required to observe standard safety practices when operating such large vehicles. Most drivers work for construction companies or are hired out on an as-needed basis from a central hub. Similar jobs include positions such as construction drivers.

Construction Dump Truck Driver Educational Requirements

A high school diploma is required to become a Dump Truck Driver, and like tractor trailers, dump trucks require a specialized license to operate a machine of that size. This license can be obtained after going through the required class. In addition, a knowledge of safe operation practices, a keen eye and spatial awareness are required. When working on a job site, there is a lot of activity that drivers must be aware of to avoid.

Construction Dump Truck Driver Job Market

There are thousands of Truck Drivers employed all over the country, and the job market is still growing strong. Currently, there are 1,701,500 Truck Drivers, a number that is expected to increase by 11 percent by 2022 to a total of 1,894,100. There is a considerable demand for skilled Dump Truck Drivers in construction sites as more building projects go up in both residential and commercial sectors.

Construction Dump Truck Driver Salary

Dump Truck Drivers can make anywhere from $10 an hour to around $26 an hour, with an annual salary of $38,000 to $41,000. The amount of pay a Truck Driver earns is based largely upon driver experience, employer location and specific job duties. Drivers who haul hazardous materials usually make more than those who haul standard materials such as cinder blocks and wood.

1 Construction Dump Truck Driver jobs found on Monster.

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LAUGHON AND JOHNSON, INC. CONSTRUCTION Dump Truck Driver Employment opportunity available with Laughon and Johnson, Incorporated for part-time (weekend) experienced CDL Licensed Tandem Dump Truck Driver. Company established in 1947. Project located in Big Island, Virginia area. Call (540) 586-8417 to schedule an interview. Equal Opportunity Employer...

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