Road Oiling Truck Driver

Drive and operate trucks equipped with tank to spray oil on road surfaces.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$23,000 – $60,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Road Oiling Truck Drivers do?

Drives and operates truck equipped with tank to spray oil or bituminous emulsions on road surfaces: Connects hose from storage tank to truck tank and moves lever to fill pressure tank with bituminous liquid. Regulates burner to heat liquid. Starts auxiliary pump. Drives truck at constant speed to obtain uniform distribution of oil. May signal worker to open discharge valve.

Should I be a Road Oiling Truck Driver?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Roadway Technician

    How to become a Road Oiling Truck Driver

    Most Road Oiling Truck Drivers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9oaaaa&chl=no+college+%2881%25%29|certificate+%2819%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,81,81
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