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Ready Mix Truck Driver-New Britain and Norwich CT

New Britain, CT, US, 06052

Tilcon Connecticut Inc

 
 

Job ID:  151822

 

Tilcon Connecticut Inc., a CRH company, has played a vital role in building infrastructure around our state, serving the market from 23 locations throughout Connecticut.  As a leading supplier of quality crushed stone, hot mix asphalt, and ready mix concrete, Tilcon Connecticut has supported the construction of superior roads, buildings and bridges. The most respected name in the construction industry, from the quarry to the road, Tilcon Connecticut does it all!


Are you looking for opportunities and benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel? Then Tilcon Connecticut Inc. and CRH is the company for you!  If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today!

 

Position Overview

This skilled position involves the safe and efficient operation of concrete mixer trucks. Work will be performed in accordance with the Concrete Supervisor’s instruction. Delivery and shift schedules will be directed and scheduled by Dispatch personnel. Shifts will often include some overtime. The Driver is responsible for the efficient working condition and cleanliness of his/her equipment. All Tilcon Connecticut employees are expected to partner with associates and management of Tilcon Connecticut Inc. to coordinate, support, and actively promote our safety process. The Mixer Driver will comply with mandatory safety requirements and other functions of the team.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

 

Safely and efficient operate equipment and report any problems to your manager in a timely fashion.

 

Pursuant to directions from Dispatch, the Driver will make the appropriate number of ready mix concrete deliveries each day in a timely manner.  Regular and reliable attendance is critical for customer delivery schedules.

 

For each delivery, the Driver will do the following:

 

  1. Get out of the cab and onto the platform, then use a 2” hose to fill truck’s tank;
  2. After the truck is loaded, climb up the ladder to catwalk and rinse down truck;
  3. Once on the job, get out of the cab and safely climb down 3 steps to the ground;
  4. Pick up and attach a chute or chutes that weighs approximately 50 pounds;
  5. Operate the controls to deliver the concrete.  This can be done from the ground using external controls or by climbing back up 3 steps and getting back into the cab of the mixer truck;
  6. Once the concrete is delivered, the Driver must get out of the truck, climb up the ladder to the catwalk and thoroughly rinse down hopper, fins in barrel, drop hopper, top chute, etc.;
  7. The Driver then climbs off of the truck and continues washing the remainder of the shuts and truck.  The driver then disconnects the chutes and returns them to the rack.

 

At the end of each day, the Driver cleans and washes out the truck performing the same duties as noted in (f) above, along with rinsing off the remainder of the truck.

 

The Driver is also responsible for refueling the truck at the end of each day, parking it safely, and chocking the tire.

 

Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications

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

 

  • Thorough operational knowledge of mixer truck and related equipment to be operated.
  • Valid State Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform all job duties in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ability to communicate in a positive manner with customers and represent Tilcon.
  • Ability to communicate effectively on the radio system and use the truck tracking system correctly.
  • Keep time and materials records.
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
  • Pass a pre-employment “Fit for Work” physical.

 

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.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  The employee is required to sit walk and stand for periods of time.  The employee is required to use a computer for extended periods of time.

 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust to focus.

 

Continuous:              Sit; drive

Frequently:                Bend; climb; reach; fine motor; repetitive motion; right; left

Occasionally:            Kneel; squat; stand; walk

 

 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  This position requires an employee to lift.

 

Continuously:                      

Frequently:                0-10 lbs.; 10-25 lbs.; 25-50 lbs.

Occasionally:            50-27 lbs.; 75-100 lbs.

 

 

 

Work Environment

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

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and heat.  The employee frequently works outside and has exposure to some vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Continuous:              Moving equipment; working with others

Frequently:                Hot weather; cold weather; exposed to noise

Occasionally:            Wet weather; exposed to high heat

 

 

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 accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Internal applicants: Prior to applying for any internal position, it is a requirement that employees must first notify their manager.

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

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

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

Tilcon Connecticut Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Aug 15, 2019


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