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Truck Driver - Columbia Asphalt and Ready Mix 18

Location:  Yakima, WA, US, 98902
Company:  Columbia Readymix and Asphalt


 

 

 

 

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Columbia Readymix and Asphalt, 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:

Truck Driver

Pipeline Level:

Self

Reports To:

Driver Supervisor

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Direct Reports:

None

Department/Division:

Transportation / Wapato, WA

Prepared Date:

1/24/18

Requisition #:

129362

 

Position Overview

Drive company truck (dump truck, mixer truck, tanker, low boy and/or sand train/belly dump) to job sites or company locations to deliver materials.

 

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.
  • Be able to climb in and out of truck safely using 3-points of contact.
  • Be able to manipulate truck steering wheel (power steering), shifter and other various levers and knobs necessary for operation of truck and associated equipment.
  • Operate truck to deliver to construction sites, as specified, in a safe and efficient manner, obeying applicable laws and following dispatch instructions.
  • Monitor various gauges during operation of vehicle, investigate abnormalities and perform operator maintenance and minor field repairs.
  • Attach Mixer truck chutes to truck and add materials (fiber, color or other additives) to drum
  • Attach hoses to truck with clamping system. Open valves to discharge contents of tank.  Discharge the product into storage while observing the hose and connections to ensure there are no leaks or other hazards.  Return discharge hoses and fill caps to proper storage area.
  • May access chains from trailer and drape them over drive wheels of truck.
  • Ensure quality of product delivered
  • Maintain communication with Dispatcher as necessary regarding deliveries. Check delivery tickets for special instructions and complete as required.
  • Ensure proper materials are loaded in a safe manner, and obtain proper signatures as required.
  • Respond to customer questions related to basic product knowledge and basic construction techniques.
  • Maintain operator logs, forms and records in accordance with company policy and Department of Transportation regulations.
  • 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.
  • Maintain work area and vehicle in a clean and orderly condition.
  • May operate front end loader or other equipment
  • May perform other related duties as required or directed

     

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.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Must have a valid driver’s license, CDL Class A or B required. 
  • Must have good depth perception and coordination to operate machine controls.
  • Must pass DOT physical exam and pre-employment controlled substance testing.
  • Ability to operate multiple types of truck and trailer combinations 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.

 

 

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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