Ready Mix Truck Driver - Punta Gorda, FL at Preferred Materials Inc
Posted in Drivers 30+ days ago.
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Location: Punta Gorda, Florida
Job ID: 119781
Preferred Materials – Concrete Division, part of Oldcastle Materials Southeast Division, is a leading supplier of ready mix concrete, concrete block, rebar and building materials in the state of Florida, providing the highest product quality and service in the construction industry. With headquarters in Bonita Springs, Florida, and operations in five key Florida markets, Preferred Materials provides municipalities, developers, architects, engineers, contractors, builders and suppliers a wide variety of construction materials and products. Our employees make Preferred Materials a great place to work. We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.
Preferred Materials is a supplier of ready mix concrete, concrete block, aggregates and other building materials in Florida.
We are seeking experienced Ready Mix Drivers for our South Florida operations in Punta Gorda, FL.
Primary Job Function:
The primary task of the Ready Mix Driver is driving to and from plant and work sites. However, in between, the driver must hose down their rig to keep it clean. The driver also must walk on uneven and slippery surfaces at the work sites and at the plant.
Primary responsibility is to drive concrete mixer to work sites and discharge load. This is in a variety of settings and conditions including uneven ground, and may require unloading and attaching extension chutes weighing 30 - 50 pounds to end of primary chute.
Required regular lifting of 25- 50 pounds. May oil, grease, service and make normal operating adjustments to equipment. May perform other related duties, such as lifting and moving of transported materials.
Must be familiar with delivering to: operating paver, roller, broom tractor, concrete curb/gutter machine for purpose of loading/unloading, etc. May perform other related duties.
Job requires climbing, stooping, bending, squatting, stretching, driving, sitting, shifting gears, pulling, and occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds. Uses hand tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers, and shovels.
May be exposed to extremes of hot or cold weather. Overtime is required. Must pass DOT physical/drug screen. Adheres to Company safety policy and rules at all times.
Applicant is required to meet PREFERRED MATERIALS Driver Qualification Standards. Must have the following Commercial Drivers’ License and necessary endorsements in accordance with 49 CFR 383.91: combination vehicle (Group A or B). The job duties described herein are not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
Must be able to Read, Write, and Communicate effectively.
Experience 2 years of related experience or training.
Class A or B drivers license with current medical card (or ability to obtain one).
No DUI’s within the last 3 years.
Minimal moving violations.
Able to lift or move up to 50 pounds.
Good interpersonal skills. Ability to establish and maintain respectful relationships with other staff.
Ability to read and interpret written information such as safety rules, sales tickets, operating instructions, and procedure manuals.
Preference: forklift certified
What Oldcastle Offers You
- Highly competitive base pay
- Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
- Group retirement savings program
- Health and wellness programs
- A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
Oldcastle Materials South Division is a part of Oldcastle Materials, Inc., the third-largest aggregates and ready mixed concrete producer, and the number one asphalt producer in the United States. The South Division consists of three regions: Appalachian Materials, Midsouth Materials & Preferred Materials. Companies operate in the states of Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, with limited operations in Georgia and South Carolina.
Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!
Oldcastle Materials, Southeast Division is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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