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Bus Driver

Bus Driver

Job ID 5174
Job Location Fairfield - PA
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

SUMMARY

The Bus Driver provides safe, reliable, and efficient transportation services for the Raven Rock Mountain Complex (RRMC) Base Operation Support (BOS). This position provides scheduled shuttle bus services, mail pick-up, delivery/courier services, supply pick-up and delivery, transportation for visitors, lab transport services and the transport of facility staff and visitors while adhering to all applicable safety regulations. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.

 

Drives bus to transport passengers and to perform courier services as assigned.  Follows all required procedures including mail transportation, specimen transporting, etc.

 

Takes responsibility for the proper loading and offloading of vehicle.

 

Performs preventative maintenance on all vehicles. 

 

Transports vehicles to vendors for repair estimates, maintenance and/or to facilities for washing, when required. 

 

Assists with gathering dispatch data.  Helps to ensure that all daily dispatch paperwork is properly completed and that daily inspections are being performed correctly. 

 

Maintains daily customer counts. 

 

Ensures all vehicles are clean and free from debris, both inside and out. 

 

Fuels vehicles when necessary following established approval processes. 

 

Participates in cross-training to support other areas, when necessary (i.e., warehouse, inventory, dining, transportation, etc.). 

 

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

 

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers.  Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources.  Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of two (2) years commercial driving experience; or equivalent combination of education / training / experience. Must have satisfactory motor vehicle record.

 

CERTIFICATES / LICENSES / REGISTRATION

Commercial Driver’s License, Class B with air brake and passenger endorsements required

 

JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES

Working knowledge of all applicable DOT rules and regulations, and local, state, and federal requirements related to position

Operational knowledge of related safety regulations with ability to practice and promote required safety standards   

Ability to receive instructions and accurately complete assignments in a timely manner

Excellent communication skills having ability to communicate clearly and effectively

Excellent customer service skills with ability to work well with others (i.e., peers, customers, supervisors, etc.)

Ability to safely operate vehicles from personal size sedans up to and including passenger buses, flatbed trucks, etc.

 

Ability to effectively perform work both independently and in a team environment

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

                                                                                 

SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position frequently sits for long periods of time; uses hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and performs repetitive movements.  This position also requires the ability to use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects; see objects in very low light settings; bend, stretch, twist, or reach out; move arms and legs quickly; use muscles to lift, push, pull, or carry heavy objects; use stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for long periods of time; determine from which direction a sound comes; coordinate movement of several parts of the body, such as arms and legs, while the body is moving.

 

It is important for bus drivers to:

  • See details of objects that are more than a few feet away
  • Make quick, precise adjustments to machine controls
  • Move two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while remaining in place
  • Determine the distance between objects
  • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away
  • Choose quickly and correctly among various movements when responding to different signals
  • Adjust body movements or equipment controls to keep pace with speed changes of moving objects
  • React quickly using hands, fingers, or feet
  • Understand the speech of another person
  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand
  • See differences between colors, shades, and brightness
  • See objects in very bright or glaring light
  • Hear sounds and recognize the difference between them
  • While looking forward, see objects or movements that are off to the side
  • Hold the arm and hand in one position or hold the hand steady while moving the arm
  • Use one or two hands to grasp, move, or assemble objects

 

VISION DEMANDS

Ability to see close (20 inches or less), distance (20 feet or more), color (identify and distinguish), peripheral (up/down and left/right with eyes fixed on given point), depth (distances and spatial relationships) and adjust Focus (adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).