Lehigh Hanson Ready Mix Driver in Bath, New York

AutoReqId: 6622BR

Line Of Business: RMC (Ready-Mix Concrete)

Department: Manufacturing

Primary Location: Bath-NY

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role:

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.

We are seeking qualified Ready Mix Drivers. As a Ready Mix Driver you will deliver concrete to job sites following safety and operational guidelines; check concrete for quality and size according to ticket; and maintain courteous customer relations.

This position will reside in Bath, NY .

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

What you’ll get to do:

  1. Safety

  2. Maintain vehicle in a clean, organized, and safe fashion

  3. Observe all safety precautions and rules specified by federal, state, and Company regulations

  4. Report unsafe conditions to your supervisor or contractor on job site

  5. Report accident or incident immediately

  6. Complete accident report on same day

  7. Attend required safety meetings • Wear proper work attire (hard hat, vest, safety glasses, safety shoes, etc.)

  8. Pre-trip activities

  9. Perform pre-trip safety inspection of assigned vehicle (i.e. check oil, water, fuel, lights, tires, etc.)

  10. Conduct airbrake check test

  11. Fill out driver’s vehicle inspection pre-trip report

  12. Input employee identification number into status head to go in service

  13. Loading procedure

  14. Report to call box at assigned time

  15. Spot truck under plant to receive material

  16. Verify load size on ticket to determine correct pressure setting on booster axle for proper load distribution

  17. Quality control

  18. Visually inspect mix for proper materials

  19. Verify load size to ticket

  20. Visually inspect slump with the aid of slump meter and adjust slump according to ticket

  21. Visually inspect ticket to match the driver and the truck

  22. Check ticket for special admixtures

  23. Highway driving

  24. Drive in compliance with traffic laws and extend courtesy to other vehicles on the road

  25. Deliver concrete as directed by dispatch through knowledge of expeditious routes

  26. Deliver product to customer

  27. Deliver product in a timely manner

  28. Utilize vehicle status head signaling system

  29. Job site operations

  30. Evaluate safest and best way to enter the job site, if needed get curb release signed

  31. Ask customer where material is needed and, if necessary, make suggestions for alternative safe dumping locations

  32. Make decision regarding dump location based on safety considerations

  33. Hang chutes as required using proper lifting methods

  34. Unload concrete at the job site without damage to equipment, framework, utilities, etc.

  35. Communicate with customer per job requirements, have customer sign ticket

  36. Perform walk around inspection of vehicle after unloading

  37. Complete wash down procedure at job site (according to customer specifications)

  38. Collect money if job is a C.O.D.

  39. Work with customer to achieve maximum customer service

  40. Return

  41. At plant hit status head button and properly rinse out drum as needed

  42. Return to designated plant according to ticket or dispatch instructions

  43. End of shift duties

  44. Wash out drum, fuel truck, and clean vehicle

  45. Conduct p.m. post-trip inspection

  46. Write up any vehicle maintenance problems in driver’s vehicle inspection report

  47. Report problems or potential problems to ensure vehicle is operable the next day

  48. If it is a safety related problem contact the shop over the radio to alert them to the problem

  49. Throughout the day

  50. Process required paperwork, i.e. time card, truck reports, and trip tickets. Maintain appearance and condition of assigned vehicles

Who we are looking for:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • Must have Valid Commercial Driver's License Class A or B

  • Must have reading, writing, and math skills

  • Must have a minimum of one-year vehicle road experience operating multi-speed transmission of a Commercial vehicle

  • Must have a clean driving record (no points, suspensions, and failures to appear, etc.)

  • Must possess valid medical card

  • Prefer someone with concrete knowledge and experience

  • Prefer someone with mechanical background or skills

  • Must be available to work six days a week (Monday-Saturday) and occasionally on Sunday. Must be able to drive a maximum of eleven hours per day and work up to 14 hours per day as regulated by the Department of Transportation.

  • Must comply with the Company’s absence and attendance policy and procedures

Benefits & Compensation:

We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.

No search firms please.

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled