Driver
SHENANDOAH, IA Driver
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Serving as the premier ready-mix supplier for more than 60 years, Central Iowa Ready Mix takes pride in delivering the highest quality concrete on time, safely, and with the best service. Central Iowa Ready Mix is comprised of Concrete Supply and Iowa State Ready Mix. With 24 locations strategically located throughout the SW Iowa, West Central Iowa, Des Moines Metro and Omaha/Council Bluffs area, we can provide our customers with the best quality ready-mix concrete in a timely and exceptional manner.  Positive attitude is a must!


Position Overview


The Ready-Mix Driver is responsible for safely driving and operating an assigned ready-mix truck or material truck. This position is also responsible for ensuring the proper servicing and maintenance is performed on the assigned truck.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Drive on public roadways and construction sites in accordance with safe and prudent practice, DOT regulations, public safety laws, OSHA regulations, and the Company’s Safety Program.
  • Operate and deliver materials on assigned vehicles in a safe, legal, efficient, and professional manner without additional training.
  • Verify specification and order compliance for the materials delivered.
  • Operate assigned vehicle in accordance with the manufacturers' recommendations, Company policies and procedures, and safe practice.
  • Take special efforts to satisfy client requirements.
  • Complete and submit all executed delivery orders.
  • Use sound judgment in all driving and site conditions. Drive safely and carefully. Comply with all traffic laws. Adjust driving to the conditions. Take all necessary precautions to protect assigned vehicle and other’s property.
  • Frequently report to the dispatcher using correct communication procedures concerning delivery status, and properly operate the vehicle’s “status box.”
  • Accurately complete daily "Pre-trip" and "Post-trip" Inspection Reports for all assigned vehicles and equipment.
  • Keep assigned trucks and equipment in a safe and proper mechanical condition, correctly maintained and clean inside and outside. Insure the proper servicing and maintenance of assigned vehicle. Perform minor repairs and service when necessary.
  • Perform minor repairs and maintenance on assigned truck and equipment as directed, including greasing, hose changing, bolt tightening, etc.
  • Perform duties as directed related to assigned vehicle, the plant and plant site.
  • Other duties as assigned per supervisor.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.

Benefits Offered

  • Highly competitive base pay.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance programs.
  • Group retirement savings program.
  • Health and wellness programs.
  • Accrual based paid time off and holiday pay.
Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.


Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred, or demonstrable equivalent.
  • Possess appropriate CDL driver’s license and all applicable license endorsements. Driving record must not cause an adverse insurance risk rating or premium increase, and not have any moving violations in the previous 6-months. 
  • Familiarity with heavy truck driving, construction or ready-mix experience preferred.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to read, write, and accurately perform basic mathematical functions including adding, subtracting, multiplication and division.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Must possess knowledge of Company policies and procedures, including safety.
  • Must consistently produce and efficient, accurate work product.

Position Special Qualifications (special skills, leadership abilities, experience, communication abilities, achievements)

  • Safe work record.
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Work proficiently in a team organization.
  • Work effectively under time and scheduling deadlines.
  • Must be flexible and respond positively to change.
  • Committed to Company’s mission and goals.
  • Must be well groomed and always present a professional appearance.
  • Must be professional, cooperative, positive, and courteous in manner and presentation.

Work Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass post-offer employment drug testing, medical exams, and physical agilities testing.
  • Must pass D.O.T. required physical.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers and/or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA.

Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be capable of driving vehicles in off-road conditions for extended periods.
  • Does not have any allergic reactions to concrete or asphalt, its raw materials, ingredients, and additives, gasoline, diesel fuels, lubricants, solvents, or cleaning chemicals.
  • Requires physical exertion, standing, walking, and/or climbing in various climates and ground conditions, including temperature extremes, rain, wind, and snow for extended lengths of time.
  • Must withstand continuous exposures to wind, dust, fumes, and noxious odors.
  • Must possess unrestricted mobility to twist, turn, bend, and lean in all directions, lookup, down and side to side without hesitation or discomfort.
  • Except for conventional corrective aids, must possess normal eyesight, depth of perception, field of vision, normal hearing, quick reaction time, unimpaired eye-hand coordination, and manual dexterity.
  • Must possess the strength, mobility, agility, and balance to ascend access ladders and steps, and to maneuver on equipment and vehicles without assistance.
  • Must repetitively climb and dismount from a high vehicle cab 50-times a day.
  • Must repetitively lift and carry awkwardly shaped objects weighing up to 60-pounds, 50-times a day.
  • Must possess enough strength to continuously operate equipment controls and tools weighing up to 20-pounds for uninterrupted periods of up to 4 hours.
  • Skeletal, joint and muscle system must withstand continuous impact from driving activities.

Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat.
  • The employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The employee may be exposed to risk of electrical shock or burn.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • The employee will be in a construction environment and assigned full-time to a specific plant site.
  • Varied starting time, Monday through Friday with weekend and some holiday and evening work required. Generally, 60-hours per week, as required by production schedules or completion of deadlines.

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.