Job Description
Finance & Business Services
Truck Driver 2
Job Code: 8554 – Contract Classified
Department Introduction:
FABS consists of FS Finance which manages and oversees financial resources and provides business expertise to
enable Facilities Services to achieve its mission and goals; Moving & Surplus, which coordinates the collection and sale of
surplus equipment and materials; Stores, which procures and dispenses the inventory needed for FS to maintain the UW
campus, and FS Technology Services, which administers information systems in support of Facilities Services’ mission.
Job Purpose:
Drive 2 1/2 ton moving van and perform commercial moves in administrative, academic, and research facilities. Move,
handle, and transport equipment, furniture, materials, and supplies and load/unload trucks in manner to protect material
using appropriate equipment, pads, etc. in support of the Moving & Surplus program.
Duties and Responsibilities:
 Drive 2 1/2 ton moving van
 Operate hydraulic lift gate
 Load and unload equipment, furniture, materials, and supplies
 Move furniture, equipment, materials, and supplies within room, building, and/or between buildings as described
on job card
 Advise clients and communicate on move preparations
 Pickup surplused materials from UW department locations
 Determine appropriate disposition of materials, notate disposition on item tag, receive and update status in
database utilizing a mobile device
 Advise clients of inventory updates and changes, materials requiring special handling, and/or materials unable to
pick up as requested
 Protect material being transported and moved using pads, carpet, cardboard, etc.
 Protect buildings, elevators, grounds, etc. as necessary in preparation for movement of materials
 Assess building spaces, including rooms, hallways, and/or elevators, and materials to be moved for damage prior
to move and document any pre-existing damage
 Perform pre-trip vehicle inspections and minor service on assigned vehicle, (e.g. tire pressure, windshield fluid),
and clean the interior and exterior of the vehicle as needed
 Report any equipment, furniture, material, building, and/or vehicle damage immediately to Program Support
 Participate in organizational, division, unit, and work group programs: Balanced Scorecard, Lean Process
Improvement, and other business efforts in order to improve workplace practices and processes to add value to
the services provided
 Safely operate material handling equipment used in moving and transporting equipment, furniture, materials, and
 Operate a two-way radio/cell phone and respond to radio pages within 15 minutes
 Call office whenever a job will take longer than anticipated by the scheduler
 Notify lead and scheduler immediately if daily work assigned will not be completed, additional staffing is needed,
or job needs to be rescheduled
 Provide completed job card to customer on site and request appropriate signature
 Submit completed job cards at end of each day
 Report any unfinished jobs directly to lead and scheduler
 Provide accurate documentation as requested
 Return equipment to appropriate storage location
 Assist in sustainment of moving equipment storage areas and equipment maintenance
 Notify supervisor of any equipment needing to be repaired and/or replaced
 Recommend equipment purchases to Supervisor
 Provide feedback to supervisor and lead regarding moving operations and customer feedback
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Perform other duties as assigned
Regular and predictable attendance is required
Core Competencies:
 Demonstrate personal integrity and trustworthiness
 Manage stressful situations and changing priorities effectively
 Anticipate, recognize and resolve problems
 Be responsible and accountable
 Use organizational skills and provide attention to details
 Maintain a positive, optimistic and success-oriented attitude
 Exercise professional demeanor, which includes being tactful and courteous
 Exhibit a professional work ethic
 Continuously promote a safe work environment
Required Skills, Experience and Knowledge:
 One year of full-time experience as a Truck Driver or similar work OR equivalent education/experience AND
possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license with an intermediate or equivalent endorsement
 Possession of a valid Class B Commercial driver's license with the air brake restriction removed
 Excellent driving record – copy of commercial driving abstract will be required of all final candidates
 Excellent oral and interpersonal communications skills combined with a positive, optimistic success oriented
 Excellent customer service skills, professional and courteous demeanor
 Ability to consistently exercise critical thinking skills
 Have knowledge and understand of safe work practices and policies
 Must be able to wear all proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required
 Must be able to follow written and/or verbal instructions and communicate in English regarding the use of
chemicals, supplies, and equipment; comply with safety policies and procedures
Conditions of Employment:
 Pre-employment drug test is required coupled with participation in an ongoing random drug/alcohol testing
program in compliance with federal regulations
 Substantial footwear is required and must be provided by the employee
 Must be able to work in a non-smoking environment
 A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to hire
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