Lehigh Hanson READY MIX DRIVER in Dunkirk, New York
Line Of Business: RMC (Ready-Mix Concrete)
Primary Location: Dunkirk-NY
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 a qualified Ready Mix Driver who 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 Dunkirk, NY.
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled
What you’ll get to do:
Must be available to work six days a week (Monday-Saturday) and occasionally on Sunday. Must be able to drive a maximum of twelve 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
Maintain vehicle in a clean, organized, and safe fashion
Observe all safety precautions and rules specified by federal, state, and Company regulations
Report unsafe conditions to your supervisor or contractor on job site
Report accident or incident immediately
Complete accident report on same day
Attend required safety meetings • Wear proper work attire (hard hat, vest, safety glasses, work boots, etc.)
Perform walk around safety inspection of assigned vehicle (i.e. check oil, water, fuel, lights, tires, etc.)
Conduct airbrake check test
Fill out vehicle log book
Input employee identification number into status head to go in service
Report to call box at assigned time
Spot truck under plant to receive material
Verify load size on ticket to determine correct pressure setting on booster axle for proper load distribution
Visually inspect mix for proper materials
Verify load size to ticket
Visually inspect slump with the aide of slump meter and adjust slump according to ticket
Visually inspect ticket to match the driver and the truck
Check ticket for special admixtures
Drive in compliance with traffic laws and extend courtesy to other vehicles on the road
Deliver concrete as directed by dispatch through knowledge of expeditious routes
Deliver product to customer
Deliver product in a timely manner
Utilize vehicle status head signaling system
Job site operations
Evaluate safest and best way to enter the job site, if needed get curb release signed
Ask customer where material is needed and, if necessary, make suggestions for alternative safe dumping locations
Make decision regarding dump location based on safety considerations
Hang chutes as required using proper lifting methods
Unload concrete at the job site without damage to equipment, framework, utilities, etc.
Communicate with customer per job requirements, have customer sign ticket
Perform walk around inspection of vehicle after unloading
Complete wash down procedure at job site (according to customer specifications)
Collect money if job is a C.O.D.
Work with customer to achieve maximum customer service
At plant hit status head button and properly rinse out drum as needed
Return to designated plant according to ticket or dispatch instructions
End of shift duties
Wash out drum, fuel truck, and clean vehicle
Conduct p.m. walk around inspection
Write up any vehicle maintenance problems in truck log book
Report problems or potential problems to ensure vehicle is operable the next day
If it is a safety related problem contact the shop over the radio to alert them to the problem
Throughout the day
Process required paperwork, i.e. time card, truck reports, and trip ticketsMaintain 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
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