Transportation Specialist - Truck Driver (Kalamazoo, MI)

Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49001

Michigan Paving and Materials

 
 

Job ID:  [[493298]]

 

Michigan Paving and Materials, a vertically integrated CRH company, energetically drives to continually be a leader in our markets in quality construction materials and value added services by employing innovative techniques and customer-centric practices. We believe that our employees are the reason for our success and we focus on their development and advancement opportunities as well as attracting new talent to our organization. We encourage you to learn more by visiting www.michiganpaving.com, www.stoneco.net or our parent company at www.crhamericas.com

 

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking candidates to transport, by lowboy trailer, heavy construction equipment between job sites and haul asphalt in an 8-axle live bottom trailer to our paving crews, in both Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo markets.

Essential Job Duties:

The criteria for an evaluation in this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ability to safely operate various pieces of heavy equipment.
  • Load and unload heavy equipment onto a lowboy trailer and secure the load for transportation.
  • Transport heavy equipment between job sites.
  • Transport asphalt in 8 axle live bottom trailer from the asphalt plant site to the paving crew.
  • Transport aggregates in 8 axle live bottom trailer from the quarry/gravel pit to the asphalt plant site.
  • Lubricate and perform general maintenance on the equipment.

Other Requirements:

  • Communicating and coordinating with dispatchers.
  • Obeying and following all applicable traffic laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Securing cargo, and properly arranging and balancing it within the vehicle.
  • Maintaining a detailed log of working hours in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Performing pre and post-trip vehicle inspection reports.
  • Reporting any defects, accidents, or violations.
  • Ensuring any mechanical issues with the vehicle are corrected before driving.
  • Verifying loads for accuracy and proper information on tickets.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, customers, and the general public at all times.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Report to the assigned job site and be ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to all Safety Practices & Procedures.
  • Strict adherence to all company policies and procedures as outlined in the book of company policies.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Individuals are required to wear PPE, steel-toed footwear, safety glasses

 

 

Education/Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Previous experience operating heavy equipment is a must.
  • CDL – Class A License.
  • Clean driving record.
  • At least 1 year of driving experience.

 

Mathematical Skills:

Must be able to add and subtract two-digit numbers, multiply and divide with 10's and 100s, and perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and lift.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

 

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!

 

Michigan Paving and Materials, 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:  Apr 14, 2024


Nearest Major Market: Kalamazoo

Job Segment: Electrical, Transportation, Engineering