Gunite Truck Driver Melbourne

Melbourne, FL, US, 32935

Preferred Materials - Concrete



Job ID:  498213


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 Tampa, 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.


Primary Job Function:
Drivers are responsible for loading their trucks with a front end loader and cement silo.  They then accompany the gunite crew to each job.  Upon arrival, they help to set up the equipment which includes unloading an air driven hopper and rolling out the hoses.  Assist the gunite crew with set up of jobsite(s) to include protection of the environment, and surrounding real property. While the crew is working on the project, the driver runs the sand/cement off of their truck into the hopper and regulates the air flow from the compressor as needed.  Upon completion of each job, drivers help to clean up the site and re-load the equipment.  There are two drivers assigned to each crew.  While one driver is running off their material, the other is expected to ensure that both the mixing auger on their truck and the spare hopper is chipped out.


Essential Duties and Responsiblities:

  • Ensure Health & Safety standards are met by complying with legislation, company policies and promoting a safe work environment
  • Report to work on time when scheduled.
  • Safely operates power equipment and hand tools while performing all duties in conformance to  appropriate safety standards. Must be able to safely operate and perform the tasks in accordance with the DOT regulations.
  • Conducts Pre/Post Trip Inspections Daily.
  • Inspects and maintains augers, guns and hose(s) to insure that all are in proper working condition for safe operation.  Makes repairs as necessary and immediately reports any deficiencies which may present safety or quality concerns to the supervisor.
  • Maintains constant visual contact with the gunite crew and uses established methods of communication, such as hand signals, to insure proper material flow to the nozzle.
  • Assists gunite crew in set up / break down of jobsite tools and equipment.
  • Keeps both guns clean at all times.
  • Lubes all chains on batch truck daily.
  • Keeps mixing augers chipped, cleaned & greased daily.
  • Batch truck drivers and gunmen are responsible for whips and bull hoses.


One year commercial driving experience is preferred.  Must have a valid Class A or B CDL License.
Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to the construction industry.
Working knowledge of the methods, materials and tools used in the construction industry.
Skill in operation of tools and equipment.

Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
Ability to effectively communicate in writing and verbally.

Ability to perform heavy manual task under varying weather conditions.

Must be able to operate manual transmission.





What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive 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.


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Date:  Jul 10, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Melbourne

Job Segment: Construction, Front End, Developer, Engineering, Technology