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Truck Driver - Quarry

Bloomsdale, MO, US, 63627

APAC - Kansas - Kansas City

 

Job ID:  150356

 

APAC- Inc., Missouri/Kansas City Division, is an Oldcastle Materials Company. Oldcastle Materials is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, bridge and paving services with 1400 locations nationwide. From coast to coast, Oldcastle Materials delivers quality, dependable results to customers ranging from federal agencies to small construction companies. APAC 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! 

 

Position Description

                                                           

Position Title:

Truck Driver- Quarry

Pipeline Level:

Self

Reports To:

Driver Supervisor

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Direct Reports:

None

Department/Division:

CRH Americas Materials/Central Division

 

Position Overview

The Truck Driver is responsible for operating trucks to transport dirt, aggregate, and other materials.  Will also work in the yard area to stockpile and move materials as needed and on the Barge loading area to help secure the barge for loading materials. This is a skilled position involving the safe and efficient operation of equipment/trucks. Work will be performed per the supervisor’s instruction, free from direct supervision except for more complicated jobs.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Operates off road haul trucks or similar for aggregate materials within a quarry.
  • Performs daily pre/post trip inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with company policies.
  • Checks fluid levels, tires, lights, and other controls for safe operation.
  • Monitor various gauges during operation of vehicle.
  • Safely and efficiently operate heavy equipment such as a bob cat, skid steer, or man lift.  Report any problems to your manager.
  • Help pull and maneuver cables on barge including but not limited to dragging, hooking and pulling cable to barge to secure the barge for loading materials.
  • When working with co-workers, constant eye contact will be maintained when backing, communicating using hand signals or other movements.
  • Properly follow all company policies and procedures for safe working procedures and environment. Report any problems to the Foreman, Superintendent, Safety Manager, or Human Resources Manager.
  • Must keep vehicle in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times 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.
  • Related experience is preferred.

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass medical physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Availability to work any 8 to 12 hour shift, including day/nights/weekends.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA.
  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Thorough operational knowledge and skills of trucks and related equipment to be operated.
  • Ability to operate equipment safely and efficiently under a variety of working conditions.
  • Ability to read, write and do basic mathematical calculations in order to keep time and material records, and other project documents.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as being able to work independently with attention to detail.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to operate heavy and complex equipment requiring skill and the exercise of independent judgment.

 

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, stretching, sitting/driving, shifting gears. 
  • Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls, 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.
  • Able to climb in and out of truck 3-4 steps (elevated 20 inch high step) and may hold handrail to simulate three-point entry into cab of truck. (Could be in and out of truck 20-30 times per day).
  • Must be able to exert 10-20 lbs. constantly to to move objects, 25-50 lbs. of force frequently, and 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally.

 

 

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 Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!

 

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APAC - Inc, Missouri/Kansas City Division is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Jul 6, 2019


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