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Lead CDL A Driver - Canaan, CT

Canaan, CT, US, 06018

Anchor Concrete

 

Job ID:  161698

 

Anchor, a CRH company, is a division within Oldcastle APG. APG is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces through a network of over 195 operating locations and more than 6,500 employees.   

 

 

 

Summary

 

Operate Oldcastle class 7 & 8 vehicles in a professional manner, adhering to all Federal DOT regulations while performing various assigned duties. These assigned duties include but are not limited to safely operating combination class 7 & 8 vehicles while picking up and delivering cargo, properly accounting for freight, proper securement of loads and inspecting equipment to insure DOT compliance. In addition to the responsibilities of a driver, the lead driver role will also play an integral part in training drivers and overseeing equipment at one or more locations.

 

Essential Duties / Responsibilities

 

  • Train & certify drivers on operation of various equipment types as required
  • Train and road test drivers as directed
  • Perform function specific remedial training as needed on with drivers
  • Install and troubleshoot hardware for various telematic systems
  • Reporting of inventory levels of spare lights, fuses, grommets, straps, etc. for the fleet on site
  • Perform & report a thorough inspection of other drivers’ equipment as scheduled
  • Perform pre and post trip inspections as required by DOT regulations
  • Operate vehicle in a safe manner at all times
  • Provide high level of customer service to external and internal customers
  • Load and Unload cargo as required
  • Communicates with supervisor as required
  • Inspection of cargo to include BOL reconciliation and rejection of damaged freight
  • Secure freight to insure safe travel
  • Practices and adheres to established Oldcastle safety rules, policies and housekeeping standards.
  • Other appropriate duties as assigned by manager

 

Qualifications

 

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.

 

Requirements / Education / Experience
 

  • Current Commercial Vehicle Driver’s license
  • Appropriate operating license endorsements (doubles, hazmat, etc)
  • Meet all Oldcastle material handling certifications
  • Meet all Oldcastle new hire requirements
  • Meet all DOT physical requirements
  • Minimum 23 years of age and 2 years of experience or internal equivalence
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision
  • Possess high school diploma or equivalent
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to drive in both day and nighttime conditions
  • Ability to drive in all regional climate conditions
  • Physical activities required of this job include, but are not limited to: climbing, sitting, grasping, lifting, pulling, pushing and reaching
  • Documented exemplary performance

 

What CRH Americas 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 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.

 

Anchor, a CRH company, 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 family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Date Posted:  Nov 15, 2019


Nearest Major Market: Torrington