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Driver Trainer (PRN Role) - Gerhold Concrete - Internal Applicants Only

Norfolk, NE, US, 68701

Gerhold Concrete Company, Inc.



Job ID:  269119

Founded 150 years ago by a Civil War veteran and pioneer, Gerhold Concrete Company, Inc., A CRH Company, is a major regional supplier of concrete and building materials with 15 locations across Nebraska and Iowa, serving areas in central and northeastern Nebraska, southeastern South Dakota, and western Iowa. 



The primary responsibility of the Driver Trainer is to implement training programs and procedures (as needed) designed to prepare new Professional Concrete Delivery Drivers to perform their job duties safely and efficiently.



Maintain a positive attitude and be willing to go above and beyond to help new Professional Concrete Delivery Drivers develop competence and confidence in the following areas: 

    • Awareness and Adherence to Company Policies & Procedures 
    • Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance
    • Safe Operation of Equipment
    • Knowledge of Our Products
    • Efficient and Courteous Delivery of Products
    • Maintaining a Safe and Positive Work Environment


  • Evaluate and provide effective and immediate feedback (positive or negative) to new mixer drivers in training
  • Complete daily progress reports on driver trainee progress based on an defined set of criteria
  • Develop a Performance Plan for new mixer drivers as they transition to their assigned plants
  • Assist in ongoing safety training and coaching of existing mixer drivers
  • Represent the company in a positive manner at all times
  • Other duties may be assigned.


High school diploma or equivalent, with at least 5 years as a satisfactory performance as a Professional Concrete Delivery Driver. Demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Must have a Class A or Class B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) and be able to pass DOT physical and drug screen 


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


Accountability: Is continually focused on accepting responsibility for meeting commitments, achieving optimum results, and ownership for the outcomes from actions and decisions.

Adaptability: Personal willingness and ability to effectively work in, and adapt to changes in circumstances, tasks, responsibilities, people, environments and conditions.
Communication: Clearly conveys and receives messages at an appropriate level and format.


Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and/or external customers.
Integrity:  Through words and actions, creates an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect.  Communicating and acting honestly and ethically.


Teamwork: Works cooperatively and productively in groups and teams to create positive relationships which maximize performance results.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience                      

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Class A CDL and a clean driving record required.  Ability to operate in a training capacity all classes of LRC delivery equipment including; straight trucks, truck and pup combination, and tractor trailer combination equipment.

Computer skills

Proficiency in using Microsoft Office programs with specific experience using PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word.

Language Skills                      

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Reasoning Ability                      

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


Physical Demands

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 occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


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 is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.



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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Gerhold Concrete Company Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

Date Posted:  May 31, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Sioux City

Job Segment: Construction, Engineering