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Light Truck Drivers - 53-3033.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Drive a light vehicle, such as a truck or van, with a capacity of less than 26,001 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW), primarily to pick up merchandise or packages from a distribution center and deliver. May load and unload vehicle.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Bulk Delivery Driver
  • Delivery Driver
  • Driver
  • Package Car Driver
  • Package Delivery Driver
  • Route Driver
  • Service Provider
  • Truck Driver

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Drive vehicles with capacities under three tons to transport materials to and from specified destinations, such as railroad stations, plants, residences, offices, or within industrial yards.
  • Inspect and maintain vehicle supplies and equipment, such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, or brakes, to ensure that vehicles are in proper working condition.
  • Load and unload trucks, vans, or automobiles.
  • Maintain records, such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements, in accordance with regulations.
  • Obey traffic laws and follow established traffic and transportation procedures.
  • Perform emergency repairs, such as changing tires or installing light bulbs, fuses, tire chains, or spark plugs.
  • Present bills and receipts and collect payments for goods delivered or loaded.
  • Read maps and follow written or verbal geographic directions.
  • Report any mechanical problems encountered with vehicles.
  • Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations to bases or other vehicles, using telephones or mobile two-way radios.
  • Sell products from truck inventory and keep records of sales.
  • Turn in receipts and money received from deliveries.
  • Use and maintain the tools or equipment found on commercial vehicles, such as weighing or measuring devices.
  • Verify the contents of inventory loads against shipping papers.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Collect fares or payment from customers.
  • Follow safety procedures for vehicle operation.
  • Inspect motor vehicles.
  • Load shipments, belongings, or materials.
  • Maintain vehicles in good working condition.
  • Maintain work equipment or machinery.
  • Notify others of emergencies, problems, or hazards.
  • Operate vehicles or material-moving equipment.
  • Process customer bills or payments.
  • Read maps to determine routes.
  • Receive information or instructions for performing work assignments.
  • Record details of deliveries or shipments.
  • Record sales or transactions data.
  • Report vehicle or equipment malfunctions.
  • Sell products or services.
  • Verify information or specifications.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Systems Tactician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Systems Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Allied Trades Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Ammunition Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Anti-tank Missileman (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • AVENGER Crewmember (USAR/NG only) (Army - Enlisted)
  • Builder (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Cannon Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • Cargo Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Cavalry Scout (Army - Enlisted)
  • Combat Engineer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Construction Electrician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Construction Equipment Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Construction Mechanic (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Cryogenics Equipment Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Damage Controlman (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Engineer Equipment Maintenance Warrant Officer (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Engineering Aid (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Equipment Operator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Fuels (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fuels Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fuels Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fuels Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fuels Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Fuels Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Gunner's Mate (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Indirect Fire Infantryman (Army - Enlisted)
  • Infantryman (Army - Enlisted)
  • Land Combat Electronic Missile System Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • M1 Armor Crewman (Army - Enlisted)
  • Machinery Technician (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Apprentice, Firefighting and Refueling Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Helper, Firefighting and Refueling Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Journeyman, Firefighting and Refueling Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance, Apprentice, Material Handling Equipment (MHE)/463L Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance, Helper, Material Handling Equipment (MHE)/463L Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mission Generation Vehicular Equipment Maintenance, Journeyman, Material Handling Equipment (MHE)/463L Maintenance (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Mortuary Affairs Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Motor Transport Operator (Army - Enlisted)
  • Motor Vehicle Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Nuclear Weapons (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Nuclear Weapons Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Nuclear Weapons Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Nuclear Weapons Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Nuclear Weapons Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Nuclear Weapons Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • PATRIOT Fire Control Enhanced Operator/Maintainer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Semitrailer Refueler Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Senior Automotive Maintenance Warrant Officer/Senior Ordnance Logistics Warrant Officer (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Steelworker (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Storekeeper (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • STRYKER Systems Maintainer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tracked Vehicle Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Transportation Management Coordinator (Army - Enlisted)
  • Utilitiesman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Weather (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Weather Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Weather Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Weather Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Weather Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Weather Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Wheeled Vehicle Repairer (Army - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Driver
  • Escort-Vehicle Driver
  • Food-Service Driver
  • Liquid-Fertilizer Servicer
  • Telephone-Directory-Distributor Driver
  • Truck Driver, Light