Trucking and Logistics Foreman - Orlando, FL

Orlando, FL, US, 32839

Preferred Materials - Asphalt


Job ID:  489902

Preferred Materials - Asphalt Division, part of CRH South Division of Companies, is the leader in production of high-quality hot mix and warm mix asphalt, and, with a team of skilled contracting professionals, Preferred Materials - Asphalt Division also offers design-build and conventional-bid-build solutions for roadway and civil construction projects.  Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, and with offices throughout Florida, Preferred Materials - Asphalt Division performs asphalt paving, grading, and related roadway services.  Our employees make Preferred Materials - Asphalt Division a great place to work.  We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.




Position Overview

Schedule the movement of multiple aggregates to various job sites and plants as needed. Identify optimal routes and movements. This position relies on superior communication skills with both internal and external parties – brokers, customers, project teams, sales. Responsible for planning and supervising shipments, scheduling routes, tracking orders, and ensuring proper storage and distribution of products, monitor transportation costs, maintain records, and ensure compliance with shipping regulations.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


  • Manage multiple external drivers for operations to include accurate tracking and entering of time worked.

  • As issues arise, take appropriate action. Communicates with the appropriate parties, such as internal project managers and forepersons to solve transportation related problems.

  • Scheduling and managing all material load for the most effective, efficient, and cost effective as possible.

  • Direct activities related to dispatching, routing, and tracking of material transportation vehicles.

  • Promote safe work activities by conducting safety audits and following company processes and procedures.

  • Excellent leadership and conflict resolution skills.

  • Proficiently uses various pieces of office equipment such as personal computer, adding machine, photocopier, facsimile machine, etc. as required.

  • Proficient with Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining area reports.




Other Requirements:


  • Displays a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and public in general at all times.

  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.

  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.

  • Must be willing to drive to plant locations and jobsites across the region.

  • Report to the assigned office or job site ready to begin work at the designated start time.

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Manual of Safety Practices and Procedures.

  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.

  • Timely and regular attendance is an expectation of performance. Employees will be held accountable for adhering to their workplace schedule.

  • Ensures that the workplace is kept in a neat, clean, and safe condition.



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


Education and Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 5 years or more related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess familiarity with Fleetwatcher tracking system.


Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to customers or employees of an organization.


Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and interpret bar graphs.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of aggregate variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


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.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.


The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.


Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job the employee’s primary environment will be in an office setting, the employee could work near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and may be exposed to wet, humid condition airborne particles, extreme heat or cold or could be exposed to vibration if visiting work sites. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may require protective equipment when visiting noisy areas.


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:  Apr 10, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Orlando

Job Segment: Machinist, Outside Sales, Transportation, Logistics, Manufacturing, Sales, Engineering, Operations