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Tractor Trailer Driver - Fort Myers, FL

Fort Myers, FL, US, 33967

Preferred Materials - Concrete



Job ID:  475802


Preferred Materials – Concrete Division, part of CRH South Division, is a leading supplier of ready mix concrete, concrete block, rebar and building materials in the state of Florida, providing the highest product quality and service in the construction industry. With headquarters in Bonita Springs, Florida, and operations in five key Florida markets, Preferred Materials provides municipalities, developers, architects, engineers, contractors, builders and suppliers a wide variety of construction materials and products. Our employees make Preferred Materials a great place to work. We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.


We are seeking experienced Tractor Trailer Drivers for our South Florida operations, including Collier, Lee, Charlotte and Manatee counties.


Position Overview                                            

Your primary responsibility is to drive a DOT tanker truck and/or tractor trailer for the purpose of delivering powder cement to plant sites.  This may require operating on uneven ground, deliver the cement and effectively interact with customers.  In addition, you will be responsible for the assistance of general upkeep of the facility, operator maintenance of your truck, fueling of vehicle/equipment and assist with other duties as needed. You will be responsible for the safe operation of your vehicle as well as operating the pneumatic trailer for the purpose of loading and unloading powder cement.   Ability to foster teamwork, positive work environment and overall safety of yourself and others.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Ensure Health & Safety standards are met by complying with legislation, company policies and promoting a safe work environment.
  • Ability to safely drive a tanker 45 ft. tractor trailer truck as directed, obeying all applicable laws, and following dispatch instructions.
  • Properly perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections of equipment to ensure safe operational order and report maintenance issues (Operator Level Maintenance).
  • Ensure the quality and accuracy of product being loaded and delivered.
  • Able to climb in and out of equipment safely using proper 3-points of contact and working at heights.
  • Maintain communication with Dispatcher as necessary regarding deliveries; check delivery tickets for special instructions and complete as required.
  • Maintain operator logs, forms, and records in accordance with company policy and Department of Transportation regulations.
  • Complete written report of any issues or necessary repairs and forwards them to maintenance team.  Detect and report improper operation, faulty equipment, defective materials, and unusual conditions.
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Based on company needs the employee may be required to certify and operate other equipment such as forklift, loader, and others.
  • Properly follows & promotes all company policies and OSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.
  • Must be able to maintain an acceptable attendance record in a flexible work schedule.
  • Must always maintain a strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures.
  • May perform other related duties as required or directed.
  • Must be available to travel and work from other company facilities as needed.
  • Must possess a professional attitude while interacting with peers, contractors, and public.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty to Preferred Materials Inc. guidelines. 



  • Two years of commercial vehicle driving experience preferred.


 Work Requirements

  • Must possess a valid and current Florida Class A Commercial Driver’s License or equivalent with a manual transmission endorsement.
  • Must possess a valid medical DOT card for CDL license.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, criminal background check and driving record review.
  • Must be willing to work flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays when necessary.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in The United States.
  • Must be able to drive a manual & automatic transmission.
  • Must demonstrate a strong commitment to safety.
  • Regular and timely attendance is required.
  • Regularly climb up and down into or out of the cab of the vehicle and climb up and down the rear ladder or rear access point of the vehicle during loading, unloading and/or vehicle wash down.
  • Stand for long periods of time performing loading and offloading of materials in hot weather or current conditions.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to use basic hand tools. 


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be conducted by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Climbing up onto and down off trucks, forklifts, stairs or other fixed or mobile equipment on a regular basis. Requires the use of all hand and foot holds to mount and dismount. Must be able to climb without limitation or restriction.
  • Operation of directional, speed, and operational controls on all trucks and equipment operated.
  • Must be able to work shoveling materials on an infrequent basis.


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!


Preferred Materials, Inc., 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 Posted:  Nov 21, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Fort Myers
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral

Job Segment: Facilities, Construction, Forklift, Warehouse, Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing