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Truck & Pup Driver, Beatrice Concrete, Beatrice or Fairbury location

NEBCO, Inc. Fairbury, NE
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Job Description

Position is available/located in Beatrice or Fairbury

Summary

Drive a Dump truck and pup trailer combination to transport aggregates from rock quarries and gravel pits to various plant locations, and customer jobsites by performing the following duties.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely.

Daily perform a pre and post- trip safety check on equipment and the truck to assure a safe vehicle.  Document any maintenance that may be required per company policy.  Be responsible for maintaining service intervals for power unit.   Maintain log sheet and fuel records (and other paperwork) to maintain compliance with government regulations.

Be responsible for paperwork, i.e. be sure all delivery tickets are turned in to plant personnel accurately and in a timely fashion.

Maintain a clean driving record and operate the company vehicle in a safe and courteous manner.  Follow all Company policies regarding safety—traffic laws, cell phone usage, texting, non smoking, etc.

Must be able to safely operate truck and trailer combination.  Entering truck cab requires 2-3 steps at 18-26” high.  Must be able to manipulate tarp mechanism to cover and uncover box on truck and on trailer before and/or after each load.  Must be able to clean rear of truck and trailer with a brush after unloading, which may involve walking on uneven ground and negotiating plant areas and climbing over the trailer tongue.  May be required to hook and unhook the trailer from the truck occasionally.

Place truck in position to load at gravel pit or rock quarry.  Follow guidelines and instructions by personnel at pit or quarry.  Responsible for tarping and covering boxes on truck and trailer in designated area in safe manner.

May be responsible for occasional loader operations.

Drive truck to designated location or site for unloading.  Position truck for unloading.  Must follow direction from plant personnel.  If location is a jobsite, must distinguish between safe and unsafe unloading conditions.

Must be able to cooperate with dispatch regarding starting times, variable workload and shift ending times.

Perform minor maintenance to the assigned vehicle—tire pressure, change fluids and filters, and lubricate grease points.

 

Education and/or Experience:                                                            

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).  Previous commercial truck driving experience is preferred. 

 

Language Skills:                                                         

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, city directories, road maps, load tickets, MSDS sheets and memos.  Ability to write routine correspondence or documentation.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

 

Mathematical Skills:                                                   

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

 

Reasoning Ability:                                                      

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

Computer Skills:  None required.                                                        

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must have a valid Commercial Drivers License - Class A with Hazmat.

 

Other Skills and Abilities:                                                      

Must meet insurability for driving requirements of the company.  Must meet the Department of Transportation (DOT) physical requirements and carry a physical exam card, which is to be kept current according to DOT guidelines.

 

Other Qualifications:                                                              

Must be able to work a flexible work schedule during busy season.  Must be able to work late or irregular hours.  Previous knowledge of construction and construction products is helpful.  Must understand and maintain the internal and external customer service responsibilities of the position.

 

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands & fingers to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.  Entering truck cab requires 2-3 steps at 18-26” high. Must be able to manipulate tarp mechanism to cover and uncover box on truck and on trailer before and/or after each load.  Must be able to clean rear of truck and trailer with a brush after unloading, which may involve walking on uneven ground and negotiating plant areas and climbing over the trailer tongue.  May be required to hook and unhook the trailer from the truck occasionally. Must have agility to maintain balance on a ladder.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Must wear protective devices as required by the company safety policy in the performance of the job.

 

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions (may be extreme hot and cold). The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts, minimal amount of non-hazardous dust daily and fumes or other possible airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to high and precarious places which requires the agility to maintain balance on a truck and trailer while loading/unloading, tarping and strapping.  May be vibration from the equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud to very loud.  Must be flexible regarding the work assigned due to temporary job assignments in Ready Mixed, Block Plant or the Warehouse.  This a non-smoking campus and truck.

 

Condition of Employment:

Candidate is required to meet the above qualifications, task frequency and PPE requirements.  Approval of pre-employment reference & background checks, and post offer drug/alcohol testing with back screens (if required) are required as conditions of employment.  This also applies to all transfers, fit-for-duty and return to work programs.

Employment is subject to background check, driving check, drug screen and back check
 

Job Details

Date Posted July 25, 2017
Date Closes August 24, 2017
Located In Fairbury, NE
Work At Beatrice Sand & Gravel
Function Transport of bulk product
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Varies, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Shift
Daytime
Year round job, includes various support roles during non busy times.
Hours 40+ hours per week; 12 hr days, 6 days a week during busy season
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 53-3032.00 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
Zipcode 68352
Name Michele Stanosheck, Human Resources, Beatrice Concrete
Address 400 Scott Street
City, State and Zip Beatrice, NE 68310
Phone 402-223-4289

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Holiday Party
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Wellness Program
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Driver
  • Transportation - Maintenance
  • Transportation - Worker
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  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
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