Driver, Ready Mix

Location: Willis, TX Posted Date: August 11, 2017
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Employer Job Id: 17001143 CareerMine Job Id: 1372796

Description

  • Primary responsibility is to drive concrete mixer to work sites and discharge load.  This is in a variety of settings and conditions including uneven ground, and may require unloading and attaching extension chutes weighing thirty to fifty pounds to end of primary chute.  A Ready-mix Truck Driver is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the ready-mix truck used for delivery of products connected to the Company’s ready-mixed concrete operation.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Safely drive truck to and from destination applying knowledge of DOT driving regulations and area roads
  • Check loads to ensure product is being hauled in an appropriate and safe manner to adjust to desired level
  • Estimate slump of concrete
  • Distinguish between a proper mix and one that is too rocky or too sandy
  • Distinguish the color difference between mixes
  • Verify directions with plant personnel before leaving the plant to ensure delivery to the correct customer and job site
  • Strive to meet customer expectations without exception and achieve highly positive customer satisfaction survey results consistent with strategic objectives
  • Develop extensive working relationships with customers, both external and internal, in order to maximize opportunities for [Company] and to ensure customer needs are addressed
  • Keep equipment in acceptable condition of cleanliness using approved cleaning materials and supplies
  • Maintain personal appearance in neat and clean manner, including shirts tucked in at all times
  • Maintain radio contact with supervisor/dispatch to receive and transmit delivery instructions
  • Assist other company employees as needed
  • Complete pre- and post-trip inspections on truck equipment and supplies, such as tires, lights brakes, gas, oil, and water
  • May perform roadside repairs, such as installing light bulbs, etc.
  • Maintain good working knowledge of the traffic routes of the city
  • Must be able to take orders, instructions, and guidance from supervisors and management
  • Cooperate and promote a team concept with all other company employees, as well as all [Company] customers
  • Adhere to all [Company] , D.O.T., and O.S.H.A. rules and regulations at all times
  • Meet or exceed company safety standards
  • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL A or B)
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have a minimum of 1 year experience as a CDL Driver
  • Be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Acceptable CSA
  • MVR - No DUI’s or DWI’s in the last 5 years, no more than 3 moving violations in the previous 3 years
  • High School diploma, preferred
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Add and subtract two digit numbers
  • Perform the four basic arithmetic operations

Working conditions:

  • Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise, and working outdoors.
  • Must wear protective equipment while at the location 

Physical requirements:

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Heavy Work-Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds or force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment  
  • Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to, pushing, turning, and/or pulling of controls
  • Must pass DOT physical to include back x-ray, hearing test and drug/alcohol screen

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