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Ready Mix Driver (Ready Mix)

Job Summary

The Ready-Mix Driver will be responsible for all duties of the position, including the transporting of freshly mixed concrete from the batch plant to the job site in a safe manner. This individual will be responsible for making normal operating adjustments to the equipment and material being hauled. We are seeking a candidate with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and great customer service skills.  The Nevada division also conducts mobile projects in other states from time to time and travel is required when necessary (expenses paid by the company).

Responsibilities

  • Conduct daily pre-trip/post-trip vehicle inspections
  • Deliver ready-mix concrete to various job sites
  • Operate a multi-axle mixer truck safely, obeying all traffic laws
  • Clean and wash vehicle to include the removal of concrete buildup on all exterior parts of the mixer
  • Must be willing to work according to customer demands
  • Operate a radio to communicate with company personnel
  • Adhere to all safety regulations including company policies, state, and federal regulations
  • Responsible for reporting all incidents/injuries to management as soon as they occur
  • Attend safety meetings as scheduled by management
  • Driver may be required to perform other related duties as needed

Education

High School Diploma/GED (preferred)

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Must have current, valid, Commercial Class A or B driver’s license with airbrakes and tank endorsement
  • Must be able to shift a commercial vehicle (no "Automatic Only" restriction on CDL)
  • Safe driving record (will have to provide DMV H-6 printout) - no serious moving violations within the past 36 months; no more than two moving violations within the past 24 months
  • Must have a current Department of Transportation (DOT) Medical Certificate
  • Ability to read a map and understand verbal and GPS driving route instructions
  • Must have familiarity with slumps
  • Good attendance and punctuality a must
  • Ability to work in extremes of hot and cold weather
  • Must have the physical ability to: climb, stoop, bend, squat, frequently lift extension chutes (up to 60 lbs.), stretch, drive/sit and shift gears
  • Adhere to all safety regulations including company policies, State, and Federal regulations
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule with flexible hours, hours vary; overtime work, weekends and nights, may be required
  • Must be able and willing to travel with reliable transportation to work on mobile projects when needed (expenses paid by the company)

Preferred:

  • 1 to 3 years experience driving a commercial vehicle
  • Ready Mix Concrete experience
  • Construction experience

Compensation

Training rate is $21.65 per hour.  Once released from training, rate is increased to $23.75 per hour with no prior ready mix experice, or $24.85 per hour with more than 1 year of recent ready mix experience; scheduled increases at 1 year, 2 years, and 5 years.  Most mobile project jobs pay $30.00 per hour.

Benefits

At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees.  Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from.  All regular full time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental and vision plans.  Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program.  The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.




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Ready Mix Driver (Ready Mix)

Job Req ID:  2601
Job Type:  Hourly - Full-Time


Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas

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