A truck helper assists in the operation of a truck but does not drive it. A truck driver assistant is a person who aids truck drivers with a variety of tasks. They frequently assist drivers in preparing vehicles for long or short hauls, as well as packing and unpacking freight onto and off trucks. Work is difficult because it needs a lot of physical exertion, but it can be enjoyable for those who love working on roadways. You will frequently be required to aid drivers on their transports, which will necessitate accompanying them on their journeys and offering guidance and navigation aid as needed. You’ll need to be comfortable drawing short and safe paths to the destination using the GPS device and regular maps. If the driver’s hands are full, the helpers may be requested to share the driver’s instructions to the next delivery address and, on occasion, to interact with emergency responders. On extended journeys, a companion may need to speak with the driver. This mostly provides company for the driver, but it also aids in keeping the driver attentive and aware of lengthy hauls.
Truck Helper Job Titles:
- Truck Helper
- Truck Assistant
Truck Helper Job Summary:
We’re seeking a truck helper to join our group and have expertise in a similar field. Driver assistants must unpack the complete trailer by hand, making this a physically tough job. The clearing is done on the ground, which necessitates stepping in and out of the trailer as needed. To talk with the wider populace, interpret highway and traffic indications, answer official inquiries, read a contract of carriage, and give correct entries in a daily commuting log, the person must be able to understand, write, and speak English adequately. You must be prepared to operate a variety of shifts and days of the week, and you must be willing to work all allocated hours, including extra hours.
Truck Helper Job Responsibilities and Duties:
- Identify the truck and driver who have been allocated to you.
- Consult with truck drivers to determine their assistance requirements, which will vary depending on the transports or shipments.
- Aid truck drivers in doing routine and precautionary truck repair
- Load products into trucks and double-check that they are correctly placed and secured inside the vehicle.
- Assess that each component carried into the vehicle has the correct amount of pieces and has been transferred following existing regulations.
- Ascertain that all documentation is available with each product and that it is properly documented as per standard rules.
Truck Helper Skills and Qualification:
- High school diploma or GED
- More than 1 year of experience in similar filed
- Roadside safety instructions
- Traffic law competence
- Local road knowledge
- Rapport and regulations of the Department of Transportation
- A valid driver’s license is required
- There will be no more than one traffic or DOT infraction.
- willing to be gone for at least 2-3 weeks.
- In the last ten years, there have been no drug or alcohol charges