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Ready Mix Driver Jacksonville, FL


Jacksonville, FL, US, 32226

Company:  Preferred Materials - Concrete


Job ID:  138751


Preferred Materials – Concrete Division, part of Oldcastle Materials Southeast Division, is a leading supplier of ready mix concrete, concrete block, rebar and building materials in the state of Florida, providing the highest product quality and service in the construction industry. With headquarters in Bonita Springs, Florida, and operations in five key Florida markets, Preferred Materials provides municipalities, developers, architects, engineers, contractors, builders and suppliers a wide variety of construction materials and products. Our employees make Preferred Materials a great place to work. We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.

Position Overview                                     

Your primary responsibility is to drive a ready mix truck and the delivery of the product to construction sites.  This is in a variety of settings and conditions including commercial, industrial and residential settings.  You will be required to operate on uneven ground, deliver the concrete and effectively interact with customers.  In addition you will be responsible for the general upkeep of the facility, operator maintenance of your truck, fueling of vehicle/equipment and assist with other duties as needed.  Fosters teamwork, positive work environment and overall safety of yourself and others.



Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Ability to safely drive a concrete truck to construction sites as directed, obeying all applicable laws and following dispatch instructions.
  • Properly perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections of equipment to ensure safe operational order and report maintenance issues (Operator Level Maintenance).
  • Ensure the quality and accuracy of product being loaded and delivered.
  • Able to climb in and out of equipment safely using proper 3-points of contact and working at heights.
  • Attach Mixer truck chutes to truck and add materials (fiber, color or other additives) to drum.
  • Maintain communication with Dispatcher as necessary regarding deliveries; check delivery tickets for special instructions and complete as required.
  • Maintain operator logs, forms and records in accordance with company policy and Department of Transportation regulations.
  • Complete written report of any issues or necessary repairs and forwards them to maintenance team.  Detect and report improper operation, faulty equipment, defective materials and unusual conditions.
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Based on company needs the employee may be required to certify and operate other equipment such as forklift, loader and others.
  • Properly follows & promotes all company policies and OSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.
  • Must be able to maintain an acceptable attendance record in a flexible work schedule.
  • Must maintain at all times a strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures.
  • May perform other related duties as required or directed.
  • Must be available to travel and work from other company facilities as needed.
  • Must possess a professional attitude while interacting with peers, contractors and general public.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty to Preferred Materials Inc. guidelines. 



  • Two years of commercial vehicle driving experience preferred.


 Work Requirements

  • Must possess a valid and current Florida Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License or equivalent.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, criminal background check and driving record review.
  • Must be willing to work flexible schedule including: nights, weekends and holidays when necessary.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in The United States.
  • Must be able to drive a manual & automatic transmission.
  • Must demonstrate a strong commitment to safety.
  • Regular and timely attendance is required.
  • Regularly climb up and down into or out of the cab of the vehicle, and climb up and down the rear ladder or rear access point of the vehicle during loading, unloading and/or vehicle wash down.
  • Stand for long periods of time performing loading and offloading of materials in hot weather or current conditions.
  • Regularly climb up and down into or out of the cab of the vehicle, and climb up and down the rear ladder or rear access point of the vehicle during loading, unloading and/or vehicle wash down.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to use basic hand tools. 








Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be conducted by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Climbing up onto and down off of trucks, forklifts, stairs or other fixed or mobile equipment on a regular basis. Requires the use of all hand and foot holds to mount and dismount. Must be able to climb without limitation or restriction.
  • Operation of directional, speed, and operational controls on all trucks and equipment operated.
  • Must be able to work shoveling materials on an infrequent basis.


What Oldcastle 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 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 Materials South Division is a part of Oldcastle Materials, Inc., the third-largest aggregates and ready mixed concrete producer, and the number one asphalt producer in the United States.  The South Division consists of three regions:  Appalachian Materials, Midsouth Materials & Preferred Materials.  Companies operate in the states of Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, with limited operations in Georgia and South Carolina.


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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Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville

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