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Roaming Ready Mix Truck Driver - United Companies, Grand Junction at CRH-Oldcastle in Grand Junction, CO

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City: Grand Junction
State:  Colorado
Postal/Zip Code: 81501

 

United Companies, is a member of the Oldcastle Materials Mountain West Division; Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   

 

 

Summary

Operates ready mix truck in a safe and professional manner in the plant yard, on public highways/roads, and at various job sites to deliver products. Deliveries will be made in both commercial and residential areas.This position will be based out of our Powers Plant in Carbondale, CO.

 

Compensation is dependent upon experience. Signing bonus available for this position

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·       Maintains equipment in a safe and clean condition.

·       Performs pre and post-trip truck inspections.

·       Verify general compliance with mix specifications after loading and at job site.

·       Aligns mixer drum under disbursement chute at the plant to receive product into the mixer truck drum.

·       Drives ready mix truck to location for unloading.

·       Operate ready mix truck to release concrete down truck chute into area to be poured with concrete.

·       Cleans truck after delivery to prevent concrete from hardening in mixer and on truck

·       Places and operates chutes to deliver product where directed.

·       Other duties as directed by supervisor.

 

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, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

·       High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; 1-2 years related experience is preferred.

Language Skills

·       Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. 

Mathematical Skills

·       Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 

Reasoning Ability

·       Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

·       Ability to work well with others in a group or one on one setting.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

·       Must have a valid Class A or B CDL

·       Must have or have the ability to obtain a valid Medical Card as per DOT standard.

Physical Demands

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.  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 regularly required to sit, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  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 any where up to 100 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation 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.

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following 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

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation 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.

 

Other Qualifications

May be subject to drug testing, medical exams and physical agilities testing.

 

 

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!

 

United Companies is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

 

United Companies is part of the Oldcastlecareers™ network.

 

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