Truck Driver CDL- Carbondale, CO

Carbondale, CO, US, 81623

United Companies

 


Job ID:  497378

 

United Companies, is a CRH Company. Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   

 

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Position Overview

This position is responsible for operating a heavy diesel truck (Gross Vehicle Weight over 26,000 pounds) equipped with an auxiliary concrete mixer, consisting of a revolving drum to mix the concrete components during transport to construction sites. You will be responsible for maintaining the materials in a liquid state through agitation or turning of the drum, until delivery at its destination. Once on site, you will maneuver the truck appropriately to feed the concrete mixture to designated areas with a gravity fed chute on the back center of the truck.

 

Wage ranges from $28 to $32 an hour dependent on experience.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Maneuver truck into loading position for filling (hopper at plant) and unloading positions at customer job sites.

  • Operate mixer to produce concrete from sand, gravel, cement, and water. Adjust mixture (slump) as requested by customers at job sites.

  • Assemble chutes and operate levers to release concrete per customer request.

  • Clean truck after loading and after each delivery to prevent concrete from hardening in mixer and on truck surfaces.

  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip truck inspections.

  • Perform basic vehicle maintenance tasks, such as adding oil, fuel, or coolant and performing minor repairs.

  • Fill out delivery paperwork, collect payment from customers when required and keep records of daily activities.

  • Monitor truck and company equipment to ensure proper operation and professional appearance.

  • Spray truck surfaces with protective compounds to resist concrete adhesion and for specialized cleaning.

  • Operate equipment, such as truck mixer controls, CB radios, mobile phones, and global positioning systems (GPS) equipment to exchange necessary information with dispatch, supervisors, or other drivers.

  • Follow all applicable state and federal regulations.

  • Drive trucks to any weigh stations along routes before and after loading and in compliance with state regulations.

  • Assist with various plant operations, such as general carpentry, maintenance and mechanical work as needed.

  • Occasionally operate dump trucks and other plant equipment.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

Education/Experience

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

  • 2 years of experience as a CDL Driver.

  • Experience in a building materials/construction industry preferred.

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.

  • Must have a valid CDL A or B, per DOT Regulations.

  • Must have a valid Medical Certificate per DOT Regulations.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and basic math skills required. Ability to read and interpret mixer truck gauges.

  • Demonstrated ability to take guidance and direction from a supervisor.

  • The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp or manipulate small switches and controls.

 

Key Competencies

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to needs.

  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.

  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.

  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.

  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed; able to consistently work independently.

  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.

  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.

 

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Lift and carry chutes weighing 52 pounds from hanger on side of truck to mixer discharge chute.

  • Climb truck ladder up to 9 feet to clean hopper. Balance on railing-enclosed platform, sometimes on one foot, while leaning over hopper to spray water to wash down.

  • Extended periods of sitting while driving to/from job sites with constant vibration and motion, typically less than 30 minutes but could be an hour or more.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

 

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

 

United Companies, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

Date:  Jun 12, 2024


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