U-Mix Products Company, a NEBCO Company, provides bagged products and silos of concrete-related building material. The U-Mix production facility annually produces more than 2 million individual bags of construction materials and distributes them to home improvement stores and wholesale distribution centers throughout Nebraska and western Iowa. For more information, visit www.umixproducts.com.
NEBCO’s story has been one of longevity, diversity and continued growth. NEBCO is a fourth-generation, family-owned and operated business, with more than 1,100 employees spanning 50 locations across Nebraska. Since 1908 NEBCO has grown to become one of Nebraska’s most diversified and successful privately-owned businesses. For more information about NEBCO, visit www.nebcoinc.com.
U-Mix Products Company is looking for a high performing, results-oriented Tractor Trailer Truck Driver to join our team. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, hard worker, and reliable. U-Mix Products Company has endless opportunities for advancement and growth.
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 and trailer.
Maintain log sheet and fuel records (and other paperwork) to maintain compliance with government regulations.
Be responsible for paperwork, i.e. be sure all shipping bills are turned in to plant personnel and/or dispatch accurately and in a timely fashion as required by company policy and regulations.
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. May be required to hook and unhook the trailer from the truck occasionally.
Place truck in position to load at U-Mix plant, and at Reimers-Kaufman or other vendors as required.
Follow guidelines and instructions by plant or yard crews.
Responsible for strapping, &/or securing trailer in designated and safe manner.
Drive truck to designated location or site for unloading. Position truck for unloading.
Must follow direction from plant, yard, or customer personnel.
If location is a job site, must distinguish between safe and unsafe unloading conditions. Loading and unloading conditions may be on pavement or off-road. Conditions may will be varied i.e. hot, cold, dusty, windy, etc.
Must be able to cooperate with dispatch regarding starting times, variable workload and shift ending times, while maintaining compliance with DOT regulations.
Will be required to perform other duties as assigned, i.e. light maintenance, housekeeping duties at the plant or at RK in Lincoln.
Other duties as assigned.
Education and/or Experience
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
- Previous commercial truck driving experience is preferred.
- Must have a valid Commercial Driver’s License - Class A minimum.
- Previous forklift experience in a manufacturing environment 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 (medical card issued by a DOT certified clinic) which is to be kept current according to DOT guidelines. Medical card status must be certified with Nebraska DMV on the cardholders CDL and must be kept current.
- In addition, must get forklift-certified through the NEBCO Safety Department.
- Retirement Plans
- PAID Holidays
- Insurance Benefits
- Wellness Program - with the opportunity to earn five additional days off
- PAID Time Off
- On the Job Training
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.
Must be able to lift 60 lbs. from floor to waist & floor to shoulders. Must be able to lift tube sand that is 50-60 lbs.
Entering truck cab requires 2-3 steps at 18-26” high.
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.
This a non-smoking campus and truck fleet.
Condition of Employment
Candidate is required to meet the above qualifications, task frequency and PPE requirements. Approval of preemployment reference & background checks, and post offer drug/alcohol testing with back screens (if required) are required as conditions of employment.
Phone: Call us at 402-434-1212
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