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Concrete Truck Driver, Beatrice Concrete / a NEBCO Company

NEBCO, Inc. Palmyra, NE
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Job Description

Summary

Drives a transit mixer truck equipped with auxiliary concrete mixer to deliver concrete mix

and other related construction products to job sites 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.

Back or drive truck under loading hopper, Prepare mixer to receive concrete.  Follows guidelines and instructions by dispatch personnel.

Drives truck to designated job site for unloading.  Must distinguish between safe and unsafe conditions at the job site, in traffic and throughout plant areas.

Assembles concrete chute and attaches chute to the back of the truck.  Controls appropriate levers on truck to discharge concrete according to specifications from the contractor into a wheelbarrow or other conveying container or directly into area to be poured with concrete.

If appropriate, wash out truck at the job site and replace chute on truck after delivery to prevent concrete from hardening in mixer and on truck.

Sprays surfaces of truck with protective compound to prevent adhering of concrete as needed.

Perform minor maintenance to the assigned vehicle--tire pressure, oil change, lube job--as needed.

When the workload is light, assist other areas--repair/maintenance in the plant area, yard clean-up, pallet repair and other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience                                                            

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).  Must have a Class B CDL.

Language Skills                                                           

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, city directories, Trakit GPS device, road maps, load tickets, SDS 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:  Trakit GPS device.                                                   

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must have a valid Commercial Drivers License (Class B minimum).  Must have a valid NE driver’s license and able to meet insurability requirements of the company insurance program.

Other Skills and Abilities:                                                      

Previous commercial truck driving experience is preferred.  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 and 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. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds to shoulder height.  Must be able to lift, place and set warehouse products as required during load preparation, loading and unloading.  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 require the agility to maintain balance.  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. This is a non-smoking campus and work location.

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 August 9, 2017
Date Closes September 8, 2017
Located In Palmyra, NE
Work At Palmyra plant
Department Ready Mixed Concrete
Function Production & Deliver
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $15.50 - $18.50, 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 2
SOC Category 53-3032.00 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
Zipcode 68333
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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