The Motor Vehicle Operator is an integeral part of the Transportation Section falling under the Grounds Maintenance Section of the Facilities Engineering Service. The incumbent is required to perform various duties as part of a dynamic team that safely transports patients, family members (care takers/escorts), and employees, as well as supplies and personal belongings/medications, between campuses of the Coatesville VA Medical Center (CVAMC) and to other points throughout the tri-state area.Learn more about this agency
ResponsibilitiesThe incumbent operates gasoline or diesel powered vehicles which typically have an approximate gross vehicle weight up to 26,000 pounds. Types of vehicles operated to include, but not limited to include dump trucks up to 10 tons, pick up trucks, box trucks, passenger vans, cargo vans, shuttle busses, sedans/ station wagons, busses/ motor coaches with a capacity of 52 passengers and a gross vehicle weight of 54,000 pounds. Included are special purpose vehicles equipped with a power takeoff and levers, buttons, pedals, etc., to control auxiliary equipment. The incumbent picks up patients at the CVAMC campus and transports and delivers to their destinations on campus. Also may transport patients' personal belongings, oxygen tank, wheelchair, and medications.
The Incumbent operates gasoline or diesel powered vehicles up to 54,000 pounds with air breaks. Types of vehicles operated to include, but not limited to passenger vans, cargo vans, dump trucks up to 10 tons, box trucks, pick up trucks, shuttle busses, 31 passenger bus, 52 passenger motor coach with a gross vehicle weight of 54,000 pounds transporting materials, equipment, or patients on trips and other events coordinated by Volunteer Services or other services/ events as required by the medical center. The incumbent transports lab specimens to Philadelphia VAMC from Coatesville VAMC and CBOC's. The incumbent works as an integral part of the facility snow removal team during winter months operating snow removal equipment to include but not limited to snow plows and salt trucks, 10 ton dump trucks, and tractors. She/He must conduct operations around various pavement conditions and in close proximity to fire hydrants, signs, vehicles and rails.The incumbent performs operator maintenance on all vehicles operated (e.g., monitoring fluid levels, replacing air filters and interior lights, checking tire pressure and hose connections, safety belts and washing the vehicle). The Incumbent shall operate grounds maintenance equipment such as but not limited to tractors, street sweepers, self propelled mowers when needed by the facility.
Work Schedule: Monday- Wednesday 7:00AM - 3:30PM and Thursday - Friday 1:30PM - 10:00PM
Schedule is subject to change due to the need of the service.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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