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Mixer Truck Driver
To transport and deliver concrete by driving diesel-powered truck to job sites.
- Perform frequent lifting, pulling, pushing, and carrying of accessory equipment used in the transport of concrete.
- Inspect truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during, and after trips and submit a written report on the condition of the truck at the end of each trip or tour of duty and give to Plant Manager.
- Maintain appearance of truck: inside and out; Responsible for keeping inside of drum free of concrete buildup (such as washing blades and hopper after unloading concrete).
- Ensure all delivery tickets are properly completed including arrival, departure, and return time as well as any additional water added to load.
- Ensure truck is always properly fueled before leaving for the day.
- Report directly to job site after truck has been loaded and directly back to plant after job is complete.
- Inspect job site for obstructions or soft ground conditions that could result in property or equipment damage.
- Apply knowledge of commercial driving and skills in maneuvering vehicle at varying speeds in difficult situations, such as heavy traffic and inclement weather.
- Perform all duties in accordance with company policies and procedures, and comply with all Federal, State, and local regulations for the safe operation of a commercial motor vehicle.
- Promptly report any delays due to breakdowns, weather, traffic conditions, or other emergencies, or in the event of irregularities relating to pick up or delivery of concrete.
- Promptly report all accidents to Plant Manager and/or Safety Manager.
- Promptly let manager know when service is due on truck or if there is a problem with truck.
- Safe and legal operation of a commercial motor vehicle.
- Safe and timely transportation of concrete from origin to destination.
- Proper loading and unloading of concrete to assure safety and minimal risk of damage to equipment and danger to persons.
- Professional representation of the company and the trucking industry through responsible driving and professional appearance.
- Must be courteous and respectful to all customers.
- Must be able to work effectively and cooperatively with other employees.
- Must possess a valid Georgia Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) — Class “A” or “B”.
- Must maintain a good driving record, and promptly report any violations to Plant Manager.
- Must have the ability to read, write and perform simple mathematical calculations with mental ability to handle receipts, read maps, road signs, maintain logs, etc.
- Must have working knowledge of vehicle safety and control systems.
- Must have knowledge of DOT regulations governing safe driving and inspection and maintenance.
- Must meet or exceed the medical standards of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
- Must satisfactorily pass a drug test.
- Must be able to sit and remain alert while driving for an aggregate period of up to 10 hours.
- Must be able to shift manual transmission and operate foot pedals.
- Must be able to perform occasional crouching to handle unloading equipment.
- Must be able to enter and exit the vehicle’s cab 8 to 10 times a day. Cab level is generally from 36 to 66 inches above ground level, with entry and exit achieved with the assistance of various configurations of steps and hand holds; also requires occasional bending, twisting, climbing, squatting, crouching and balancing.
- Must be able to perform occasional heavy lifting. Overhead lifting to a maximum of 50 pounds.
- Must be able to push/pull from moderate to maximum efforts.
- Must have adequate body balance to climb onto a ladder up to 12 feet above ground.
- Must be able to place the body in low to the ground positions to perform certain functions such as checking tire pressure, brakes, and other inspection duties. (Kneeling)
- Must be able to bend, mostly to perform duties in kneeling, above. Repeated bending at the waist and lifting at the same time is required for loading-unloading duties.
- Must be able to reach/twist in conjunction with pushing, pulling, climbing, kneeling, and bending.
- Must have free movement of the wrist and hands.
- Must be able to spend at least 3 or 4 hours of standing and short periods of the day walking on surfaces such as concrete, wood, metal, and sometimes on slippery and wet surfaces.
- Must be able to climb into and out of vehicles, fuel vehicles, and check engine oil and coolant levels.
- Driver will be required to work in many different conditions. Drivers are subject to irregular work schedules. Drivers must be able to work indoors as well as outdoors, and in temperatures from 0 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit, plus or minus. In dry climates as well as wet climates.
- Drivers will be required to work in confined areas and from heights of up to 12 feet.
- Drivers may be subject to tight delivery schedules, delays in route and other stresses and fatigue related to driving a commercial motor vehicle on crowded streets and highways in all kinds of weather. While driving, operators are exposed to noise and vibration levels higher than those experienced in passenger cars.
- Driver must be reasonably organized to think out simple problems and perform adequately to accomplish everyday tasks.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They do not necessarily represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as circumstances change.