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Dump Truck Driver - Interstate Concrete & Asphalt

Location:  Rathdrum, ID, US, 83858
Company:  Interstate Concrete and Asphalt South

 

Job ID:  128927

 

Interstate Concrete & Asphalt Co., a member of the Oldcastle Materials West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion.  We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies.  For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services.   We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.  

 

Position Title:

Dump Truck Driver

Pipeline Level:

Self

Reports To:

Driver Supervisor

FLSA Status:

Nonexempt

Direct Reports:

None

Department/Division:

Transportation/Rathdrum

Prepared Date:

1/30/2018

Requisition #:

128927

 

Position Overview

Drive truck equipped with dump body (solo, dump, pup) to transport and dump materials such as sand, gravel, crushed rock, or asphalt.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspection of vehicle to ensure safe operational order and report maintenance or repair issues.
  • Operate trucks to deliver materials to construction and customer sites in a safe and efficient manner.  Obey applicable laws and follow dispatch instructions.  Be familiar with tag, tongue reach, tailgate position and location of levers and switches.
  • Pull levers to tilt body and dump contents.  Shovel material as required.  Set spreader chains when applicable.
  • Check delivery tickets for special instructions and complete prior to arriving on the job.  When loading, ensure proper materials are loaded in a safe manner. Obtain proper signatures as required.  Deliver construction materials to jobsites at instructed.  Ensure proper entry of on-the-job information on customer delivery invoices.
  • Monitor various gauges during operation of vehicle.  Investigate abnormalities.  Complete written report of problems or necessary repairs and forward to maintenance personnel.  Detect and report improper operation, faulty equipment, defective materials, and unusual conditions to shop personnel.  Perform operator maintenance and minor field repairs (i.e. mud flaps and mirror adjustments).
  • Move material as necessary in the performance of the job or as directed.
  • Maintain vehicle in a clean an orderly condition, inside and out.  Follow prescribed safety rules and regulations.  Assist in keeping employee’s room clean.
  • Maintain operator logs, time cards, mileage sheets, vehicle repair sheets, and records in accordance with company policy and departmental transportation regulations. Use computer for Zonar and Trackit.
  • May  operate a front-end loader or roller
  • May assist members of the work force in other areas of production, including shoveling materials on grade and pave projects, running plant loader, operating roller, driving water truck, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as required or directed whenever necessary.  Before loading, make sure tailgate is latched.  Keep sideboards, trailer tongues and back of truck free of all materials.
  • There may be some out-of-town work that could be required on a job-to-job basis during the season.

 

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • Two years general driving experience preferred in a commercial or construction setting highly preferred.

Work Requirements

  • Safety minded professional who demonstrates good performance and attendance.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently, without direct supervision.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to work overtime and weekends/holidays.
  • Demonstrates ability to work and communicate well with Supervisors, Truck Drivers, Heavy Equipment Operators and other employees.
  • Demonstrates the ability to conform to and maintain OSHA, MSHA, DOT and all other company or state rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrates the ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions.
  • Demonstrates the willingness to learn and work a variety of job tasks.
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Must have a valid driver’s license, CDL Class A with self-certification of non-excepted interstate and current DOT medical card.
  • Must have good depth perception and coordination to operate machine controls.
  • Basic mechanical skills required. 
  • Must pass DOT physical exam and pre-employment controlled substance testing.

     

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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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Interstate Concrete & Asphalt Co. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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