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Tanker Truck Driver - RiverBend (Salem, OR)

Salem, OR, US, 97302

River Bend Materials

 

 

Job ID:  289439

 

River Bend Sand & Gravel, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion.  We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies.  For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services.   We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.  

 

Position Overview

Drive diesel-powered tractor-trailer combination cement tanker to transport cement from outlet plants to company batch plant locations.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

1. Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspection of vehicle to ensure safe operational order and report maintenance or repair issues.

2. Climb into cab using hand rails to enter.

3. Drive truck to loading location, monitoring various gauges during operation of vehicle.

4. Drive vehicle through scale prior to taking on load. Driver will need to position tank under loading area. Cargo will be poured into tanks from a spout, pumped in or dumped into tank from hopper. Driver needs to open doomed lid on top of the tank prior to entering loading area and after load is complete.

5. Complete paperwork with distributor.

6. Drive vehicle to destination.

7. Attach hoses to truck with clamping system. Open valves to discharge contents of tank. Discharge the product into storage while observing the hose and connections to ensure there are no leaks or other hazards. Return discharge hoses to proper storage area. Return fill caps and covers. Make certain the product hose that is hooked up to the discharge line matches the type of cement that is being hauled. If the product hoses are not marked, ask the batch plant operator for assistance. Discharging a product into the wrong cement silo is very costly.

8. Complete paperwork with patch plant operator.

9. Write entries in logbook: Noting freight hauled, destination, hours/miles driven and rest periods.

10. If necessary obtain chains from storage on the trailer and drape them on the drive wheels of the truck and fasten into place. Remove chains when roads are clear.

 

Qualifications

 

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

 

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

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Certificates, License, Registrations

  • Must possess a valid state commercial driver’s license (CDL) Class A with doubles/triples and a tanker endorsement.
  • Must possess a valid Medical Card as per DOT standard.

 

Work Requirements

  • One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Incident free driving record preferred
  • May be subject drug and alcohol, medical exams and physical agilities testing.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to communicate using two-way radio.
  • Basic math
  • Basic computer skills preferred

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Key Competencies

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

 

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.

 

The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50-75 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

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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 occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

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.

 

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!

 

River Bend Sand & Gravel 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 29, 2021


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