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Transportation Specialist (Internal Candidates Only)

Location:  Draper, UT, US, 84020
Company:  Staker Parson Companies

 

Job ID:  127254

 

Staker Parson Companies, is a member of the Oldcastle Materials 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.   

 

**Transportation Specialists will work in Ogden or Draper, Utah.

 

Position Overview

The Transportation Specialist(s) are in charge of training, onboarding, DOT compliance and daily operations in Ready Mix. They will model and demonstrate a “Culture of Safety” within the Ready Mix Team by ensuring all job tasks are met.  They will ensure that the highest level of service is provided to the customer and will actively participate in training and development.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

Safety, Observations and Training

  • Conduct daily observations including pre and post trip inspections, jobsite observations
  • Address any jobsite safety concerns
  • Facilitate Smith System training
  • Safety Leadership Team facilitator
  • Awareness of DOT regulations

     

    New Hire Training and Onboarding

  • Schedule/coordinate new hires with trainers
  • Ensure all new hires are properly trained
  • Will track and assist plant managers with Zero Harm Cultural Integration

 

Electronic Logs and Tablets

  • Specialist will be responsible for tablets in assigned plants
  • Review DOT logs to ensure they are working properly
  • Responsible for tablet updates

 

Jobsite Responsibilities

  • Work with drivers and sales to meet customers’ needs
  • Other duties as assigned

 

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; one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Class A or Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL).
  • Valid Medical Card as per DOT standard.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required.

 

Knowledge / Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Ability to think strategically and interact with all levels of the organization
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to work with suppliers
  • High ethical standards
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness
  • Ability to drive change and sell new concepts and approaches through persistence, self-motivation, energy, tenacity, follow-through, and commitment
  • Understanding of Sourcing and Transactional Purchasing impact on financial results

 

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.  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 frequently required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move from 10 to 20 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.

 

  • Office setting and occasional field work
  • 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

 

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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Staker Parson Companies is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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