Redi-Mix Driver – Croell Inc. – Cedar Rapids, IA

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Croell Inc

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Company Overview:

Croell, Inc. is a privately-held regional construction company with over 100 multi-state locations. We are a major producer of concrete and asphalt road construction in the Midwest and an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action (AA) employer!

Position Overview:

The Redi-Mix Driver will deliver concrete to the job sites following safety and operational guidelines. They are responsible for checking for concrete quality, loading according to tickets and maintaining courteous customer relations. The Redi-Mix Driver is a full time position, requires regular travel and overtime with occasional weekends through peak season. This position reports to the Redi-Mix Plant Manager and has no supervisory responsibility.

For more information regarding this position, contact Chuck at 319-362-8080.

General Duties and Functions:

  • Be prompt and timely for all assigned shifts, schedules and projects
  • Be aware of and familiar with the Company Handbook and abide by the employment policies and regulations
  • Ensure equipment preventative maintenance is performed timely, thoroughly and correctly at all times
  • Teach, coach and work with team in a constructive manner
  • Consistently keep equipment clean and organized to promote professionalism, safety and efficiency
  • Actively participate in any recommended or mandatory trainings
  • Make safety the main priority while working on equipment
  • Ensure all equipment in operation meets or exceeds all DOT standards
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with co-workers and management
  • Additional duties as assigned by management, as this job description is non-exhaustive
  • Willingness to perform duties outside normal scope of work (i.e. work in poor weather conditions or outside normal hours)

Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Maintain vehicles in a clean, organized and safe manner
  • Complete pre and post-trip inspections on vehicles to ensure that all DOT standards are met, such as air brakes, oil, water, tire inflation, proper lighting, permits, safety kit, log book updated, etc.
  • Perform maintenance on Redi-Mix trucks and other equipment as required
  • Visually inspect mix for proper materials, verify load size to ticket, check for proper slump and adjust accordingly
  • Deliver concrete using the most efficient route as directed by dispatcher or Plant Manager
  • Communicate and work with all customers in a manner that reflects excellent customer service
  • Collect payment from customers and process accordingly
  • Complete wash down at job site according to location customer directs, complete drum rinse upon returning to plant and perform required drum chipping
  • Wear appropriate personal protection equipment when necessary
  • Record any maintenance issues in truck log book and ensure supervisor is aware of any maintenance issues that would inhibit work production or create safety concerns
  • Process required paperwork throughout the day (time reporting, truck reports, trip tickets)
  • Cross-train on topics such as dispatch, batching, mechanic, etc.

Position Requirements:

  • Consent to authorization of a pre-employment work screen
  • Must be able to pass a drug test
  • Consent to authorization of a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record request
  • Class B CDL
  • Up to one year of mechanical experience
  • Possess excellent communication skills in both written and verbal forms

Preferred Skills and Knowledge:

  • OSHA Training
  • Fabrication skills
  • License greater than a Class B CDL

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements to successfully perform the job functions are:

  • Ability to reach below/at/above shoulders
  • Pushing/Pulling
  • Twisting/Bending
  • Sitting/Standing/Balancing
  • Operate hand and foot controls
  • Simple/Firm grasping
  • Ability to carry over 50 pounds
  • Ability to lift/lower over 50 pounds
  • Squatting/Stooping/Crouching
  • Kneeling/Crawling
  • Gross manipulation (pinching)

Croell, Inc. Benefit Offerings:

  • Health – Dental – Vision Insurance
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Short Term Disability
  • Voluntary Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Potential for Advancement