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Truck Driver - Hood River Sand and Gravel (Hood River, OR) at Oldcastle Inc in Hood River, Oregon

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job ID: 481129

Hood River Sand, Gravel & Ready-Mix, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion. We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies. For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services. We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.

Position Overview

Whether you're looking for an opportunity to break into the construction industry, or looking for the next step in your career, our team can provide you with a fun and challenging opportunity to grow with an industry leader. In this role, you'll drive a company truck (dump truck, mixer truck, tanker, low boy and/or sand train/belly dump) to job sites or company locations to deliver materials. Each day provides you with a different adventure as we stand together to reinvent the way our world is built.

If you're someone that takes pride in your work, enjoys a new challenge each day, you'll feel right at home here with our family. Limited experience? No worries! We'll assist with training to provide you with the skills you need to be successful. If you've got the drive, we'll help you to reach your goals.

Wage: $23-25 DOE w/ potential for overtime

Shift: Monday-Friday with occasional Saturdays per business demands. Primarily work 10 hours per day. Will also be required to work more hours, per DOT regulations, and up to 7 days per week as needed during the busy construction season. This position may require traveling to perform the job duties at various jobsite locations.

Company Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • 401k with 5% company match & profit sharing

  • Potential for Overtime

  • Home Every Night

  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility

  • Professional Development Opportunities

  • Training Provided

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Company Paid Life Insurance

  • Short- & Long-Term Disability

  • Earn More with our Employee Referral Program

  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!

  • Opportunities for Community Engagement

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspection of vehicle to ensure safe operational order and report maintenance or repair issues.

  • Be able to climb in and out of truck safely using 3-points of contact.

  • Be able to manipulate truck steering wheel (power steering), shifter, and other various levers and knobs necessary for operation of truck and associated equipment.

  • Operate truck to deliver to construction sites as specified, in a safe and efficient manner, obeying applicable laws and following dispatch instructions.

  • Monitor various gauges during operation of vehicle, investigate abnormalities and perform operator maintenance and minor field repairs.

  • Attach Mixer truck chutes to truck and add materials (fiber, color, or other additives) to drum.

  • Attach hoses to truck with clamping system, open valves to discharge contents of tank, discharge the product into storage while observing the hose and connections to ensure there are no leaks or other hazards, return discharge hoses and fill caps to proper storage area.

  • May access chains from trailer and drape them over drive wheels of truck.

  • Ensure quality of product delivered.

  • Maintain communication with Dispatcher as necessary regarding deliveries, check delivery tickets for special instructions and complete as required.

  • Ensure proper materials are loaded in a safe manner and obtain proper signatures as required.

  • Respond to customer questions related to basic product knowledge and basic construction techniques.

  • Maintain operator logs, forms, and records in accordance with company policy and Department of Transportation regulations.

  • Complete written report of problems or necessary repairs and forward to maintenance personnel, detect and report improper operation, faulty equipment, defective materials, and unusual conditions.

  • Maintain work area and vehicle in a clean and orderly condition.

  • May operate front end loader or other equipment.

  • May perform other related duties as required or directed.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Valid Class A or B CDL and current DOT medical card.

  • Demonstrates the willingness to learn and work on a variety of job tasks.

  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently and on a team without direct supervision.

  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.

  • Safety minded professional who demonstrates good performance, attendance, and punctuality.

  • Must pass pre-employment physical exam and pre-employment controlled substance testing.

  • Demonstrates the ability to work overtime and weekends/holidays as needed.

  • Demonstrates the ability to conform to and maintain OSHA, MSHA, DOT, and all other company or state rules and regulations.

  • Must have current US Authorization to work or ability to obtain without company assistance prior to start date.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years' general driving experience in a commercial or construction setting.

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.

  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.

  • Occasionally exposed to high precarious places, and risk of electrical shock.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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.

What CRH 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

About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

Hood River Sand, Gravel & Ready-Mix, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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