Lehigh Hanson Ready Mix Driver in Penn Yan, New York

AutoReqId: 6477BR

Line Of Business: Concrete

Department: Production

Primary Location: Penn Yan-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 in the PennYan, NY area. 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

What you’ll get to do:

  1. Work Availability

  2. 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.

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

  4. Safety.

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

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

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

  8. Report accident or incident immediately

  9. Complete accident report on same day

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

  11. Pre-trip activities

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

  13. Conduct airbrake check test

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

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

  16. Loading procedure

  17. Report to call box at assigned time

  18. Spot truck under plant to receive material

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

  20. Quality control

  21. Visually inspect mix for proper materials

  22. Verify load size to ticket

  23. Visually inspect slump with the aide of slump meter and adjust slump according to ticket

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

  25. Check ticket for special admixtures

  26. Highway driving

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

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

  29. Deliver product to customer

  30. Deliver product in a timely manner

  31. Utilize vehicle status head signaling system

  32. Job site operations

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

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

  35. Make decision regarding dump location based on safety considerations

  36. Hang chutes as required using proper lifting methods

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

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

  39. Perform walk around inspection of vehicle after unloading

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

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

  42. Work with customer to achieve maximum customer service

  43. Return

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

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

  46. End of shift duties

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

  48. Conduct p.m. post-trip inspection

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

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

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

  52. Throughout the day

  • 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

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.

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled