Ready Mix Driver

Vulcan Materials Company - Petaluma, CA (30+ days ago)3.8


Provides exemplary customer service by safely and efficiently transporting ready mix concrete products from batch plants to customer job sites and unloading per customer specifications. Maintains proper slump (water content) of ready mix concrete. Inspects, services, and cleans concrete mixer truck.

Essential Accountabilities

Delivery of Ready Mix Concrete Products
Communicates with Dispatcher to receive instructions via 2-way radio in truck and direct-line telephone in yard
Positions truck under batchplant in order to be loaded by Batch Plant Operator
Receives written or printed delivery ticket and follows instructions as directed
Fills truck's water tank and verifies accurate slump of load, makes adjustments as necessary
Safely drives loaded truck to destination on delivery ticket and inspects jobsite upon arrival
Works with customers to obtain adequate vehicle access and unloads material
Frequently lifts, carries, and attaches flop extension chutes weighing in excess of 40 pounds, re-hangs chutes as necessary
Rinses chutes and rear of truck to ensure absence of excess concrete
Returns to Vulcan Materials Company site as instructed by Dispatcher and receives new instructions
Vehicle Maintenance
Performs pre-trip vehicle safety inspection and reports vehicle condition at beginning and end of each shift
Checks all vehicle fluid levels daily and adds fluids if necessary
Fuels vehicle as needed
Cleans outside of vehicle to ensure absence of concrete build-up at throughout each shift
Occasionally uses chipping hammer to remove excessive concrete build-up
May assist mechanics in vehicle repair
Other
Takes customer order changes in field
Maintains drivers daily reports as required by DOT and Company regulations
Performs other duties as instructed by supervisor

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education

High School graduation or its equivalent is required.

Experience

Must have at least 3 years experience in the safe and efficient operation of concrete mixer trucks.

License

Must have valid Class "A" or Class "B" commercial driver’s license.

Driving Record

Must have no more than 1 moving violation within the previous 36 months.
Driving record must not contain convictions of any of the disqualifying offenses as set forth in 383.51 of the Federal Motor Carrier Regulations within the previous 7 years (reckless driving, DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, CMV Felony, etc.).
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must have sufficient level of education to understand oral and written instructions of somewhat technical nature relating to products and vehicles.
Excellent defensive driving skills and the ability to maintain satisfactory customer and public relations in performance of duties is required.
Must have the ability to clean all areas on vehicle, climb ladder to inspect loads of ready mix concrete, hang mixer chutes and lift up to 50 pounds.
Must be willing to work a rotating schedule with varying shifts and must be punctual in adhering to established start times.
Must have ability to work independently and problem-solve while working alone or as part of a team.
Benefits

Vulcan Materials Company offers a competitive compensation program and benefits package including: medical/dental/vision, paid holidays and vacations, life insurance, 401(k) with match and flexible spending accounts.

Vulcan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law from discrimination.