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Arkhola-Ready Mix Driver Trainee Apprentice-Springdale, AR **Sign on Bonus $1500**

Springdale, AR, US, 72764

APAC - Central-Central West Region - NWA

 

 

Job ID:  456079

 

APAC Central Inc., is a CRH company producing and providing crushed aggregate materials, sand, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and performing as a regional heavy highway/infrastructure construction firm serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and southern Missouri. APAC-Central, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our customers since early in the 20th Century and look forward to continued success in the 21st Century!

 

Position Overview

The Ready Mix Driver Apprentice is a safety sensitive75 and intended to be a temporary position in a safety sensitive environment while training a person to be a CDL driver.  The position is responsible for learning the transportation of ready mix concrete to construction projects, company owned facilities or various customers. This will become a skilled position involving the safe and efficient operation of ready mix trucks. Deliveries will be made in both industrial and residential areas. Work will be performed per the supervisor’s instruction, partnered with a Driver Trainer until the person has sufficiently demonstrated mastery of the role. 

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Properly follow all company policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Be able to obtain a CDL certification, either Class A or B, with possible endorsements according to company

       need

  • Attend Driving courses as designated by company, to earn certification
  • Partner with Diver Trainer to gain safe experience to be able to operate a Ready Mix Truck on your own
  • Learn to perform daily pre/post trip inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with DOT

       guidelines

  • Learn to load and unload equipment of materials.
  • Learn to monitor various gauges during operation of vehicle.
  • Learn to maintain daily vehicle mileage logs.
  • Learn to obey applicable laws and follow dispatch instructions.
  • Learn to assure product quality to the best of ability.
  • Learn to perform minor servicing and maintenance of equipment; refer major problems to the supervisor.
  • Keep vehicle clean and in orderly condition.
  • Be willing receive and positively respond to have frequent checkins to determine progression

       toward RM Driver position

  • Regular and predictable attendance is required.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

 

Qualifications

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

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Must be willing to obtain a valid driver’s license and must maintain a CDL A or CDL B license.

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass DOT physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Must possess valid DOT medical card.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as per company policy.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Once obtained, must maintain current driver’s license that meets state requirements, i.e., CDL, Class A and/or B Driver with possible hazmat and tanker endorsements.
  • MVR must meet company and DOT standards.
  • 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 train employees who may not have driving experience but must currently maintain a CDL A or CDL B license.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Safety Vest.
  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.

 

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements (In Order to become a RM Driver)

  • Must have thorough operational knowledge and skills of mixer truck and related equipment to be operated.
  • Must have the ability to read, write and do basic mathematical calculations in order to keep time and material records, and read blueprints or other project documents.
  • Ability to operate equipment safely and efficiently under a variety of working conditions.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as being able to work independently with attention to detail.
  • Ability to operate heavy and complex equipment requiring skill and the exercise of independent judgment.
  • Must be familiar with securing heavy equipment and other over dimensional loads.
  • Ability to professionally interact with customers, collect payments and assist with issues that may arise.

 

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.

  • Job requires climbing, stooping, bending, squatting, frequent lifting of extensions chutes, stretching, sitting/driving, shifting gears, and covering/uncovering load when applicable.
  • Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to focus.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs with or without assistance on a repetitive basis.

 

Work Environment

  • Able to work in all weather conditions.
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock or burn.
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud, but is typically 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 Offers You

 

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

 

APAC Central Inc., a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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

 

 

 

Date Posted:  Sep 12, 2022


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