Lehigh Hanson Ready Mix Driver in Phoenix, Arizona
Line Of Business: RMC (Ready-Mix Concrete)
Primary Location: Phoenix-AZ
Lehigh Hanson is seeking qualified Ready Mix Drivers in the Phoenix area.
As a Ready Mix Driver you will deliver concrete to job sites following safety and operational guidelines; check concrete for quality and size according to ticket; and maintain courteous customer relations.
Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.
Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES and TASKS
Must be available to work six days a week (Monday-Saturday) and occasionally on Sunday. Must be able to drive a maximum of twelve hours per day and work up to 14 hours per day as regulated by the Department of Transportation.
Must comply with the Company’s absence and attendance policy and procedures
Maintain vehicle in a clean, organized, and safe fashion
Observe all safety precautions and rules specified by federal, state, and Company regulations
Report unsafe conditions to your supervisor or contractor on job site
Report accident or incident immediately
Complete accident report on same day
Attend required safety meetings • Wear proper work attire (hard hat, vest, safety glasses, work boots, etc.)
Perform walk around safety inspection of assigned vehicle (i.e. check oil, water, fuel, lights, tires, etc.)
Conduct airbrake check test
Fill out vehicle log book
Input employee identification number into status head to go in service
Report to call box at assigned time
Spot truck under plant to receive material
Verify load size on ticket to determine correct pressure setting on booster axle for proper load distribution
Visually inspect mix for proper materials
Verify load size to ticket
Visually inspect slump with the aide of slump meter and adjust slump according to ticket
Visually inspect ticket to match the driver and the truck
Check ticket for special admixtures
Drive in compliance with traffic laws and extend courtesy to other vehicles on the road
Deliver concrete as directed by dispatch through knowledge of expeditious routes
Deliver product to customer
Deliver product in a timely manner
Utilize vehicle status head signaling system
Job site operations
Evaluate safest and best way to enter the job site, if needed get curb release signed
Ask customer where material is needed and, if necessary, make suggestions for alternative safe dumping locations
Make decision regarding dump location based on safety considerations
Hang chutes as required using proper lifting methods
Unload concrete at the job site without damage to equipment, framework, utilities, etc.
Communicate with customer per job requirements, have customer sign ticket
Perform walk around inspection of vehicle after unloading
Complete wash down procedure at job site (according to customer specifications)
Collect money if job is a C.O.D.
Work with customer to achieve maximum customer service
At plant hit status head button and properly rinse out drum as needed
Return to designated plant according to ticket or dispatch instructions
End of shift duties
Wash out drum, fuel truck, and clean vehicle
Conduct p.m. walk around inspection
Write up any vehicle maintenance problems in truck log book
Report problems or potential problems to ensure vehicle is operable the next day
If it is a safety related problem contact the shop over the radio to alert them to the problem
Throughout the day
Process required paperwork, i.e. time card, truck reports, and trip tickets
Maintain appearance and condition of assigned vehicle
SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS
Prefer high school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Must have reading, writing, and math skills
Must have a minimum of one-year vehicle road experience operating multi-speed transmission of a Commercial vehicle
Must have a clean driving record (no points, suspensions, and failures to appear, etc.)
Must possess valid medical card
Prefer someone with concrete knowledge and experience
Prefer someone with mechanical background or skill
Commitment and engagement through high level of work ethic and utilization of abilities for the best of the company.
Internal and external customer and market management.
Performance and result management.
People management (i.e. management of subordinates’ performance and enabling teamwork).
Demonstrated openness to change, flexibility, and adaptability.
Establish trust and relationships.
Entrepreneurial management (i.e. consideration of long-term risks and opportunities).
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects.
Demonstrated drive and initiative.
Strong strategic thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills.
Persuasion and negotiation skills.
Sustainable management (i.e. compliance with laws and regulations).
Professional competence (i.e. knowledge of the industry and cross-functional understanding.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled