A dump truck is a large-wheeled truck, although they do vary in size, designed to…
One of the benefits of driving dump trucks is that you’re always busy. You’re not just busy, you are doing a variety of jobs. Dump truck drivers don’t just drive from A to B all day. They are in and out of their trucks on a regular basis, especially when setting the hopper and dumping a load. Dump truck drivers are always home for dinner as well, and you don’t have to spend any time sleeping in your cab.
Dump trucks are a vital part of any construction team. When it comes to road building, a road simply wouldn’t be built if it wasn’t for the dump trucks bringing in the necessary materials, in particular the materials used to form a road base. At the same time, dump trucks are necessary in the removal of excess dirt and debris that is being cleared to make way for a road. Dump trucks are also necessary when it comes to general construction, particularly in the removal of unwanted material.
There are two main requirements to becoming a dump truck driver. The first is the training required to drive a dump truck, and the second is to acquire a commercial drivers license without which you cannot drive on an open road. ATS Heavy Equipment Operator Schools can help you achieve both. In fact, you can be ready to work as a dump truck driver within weeks of commencing your training, and that includes completing the requirements for a commercial drivers license.
If you’re looking for an interesting and varied career, then dump truck driving could be for you. You’ll be home each night for dinner, and you’ll always be busy – the one thing you won’t be is bored.