Career Starter - Tulare County
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.
Annual Median Wage:
$37,315.20 ($17.94 per hour)
Postsecondary nondegree award
Operation and Control Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Operation Monitoring Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Time Management Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Critical Thinking Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Monitoring Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Transportation Transportation — Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
Public Safety and Security Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
Customer and Personal Service Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
English Language English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Mechanical Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Work Tasks
Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
Getting InformationIdentifying Objects, Actions, and Events
Controlling Machines and Processes
Over the Road Driver (OTR Driver)
Log Truck Driver
Line Haul Driver
Delivery Driver,