Job ID: 292719
Preferred Materials - Concrete Division, part of Oldcastle
Materials Southeast Division, is a leading supplier of ready mix
concrete, concrete block, rebar and building materials in the state
of Florida, providing the highest product quality and service in
the construction industry. With headquarters in Bonita Springs,
Florida, and operations in five key Florida markets, Preferred
Materials provides municipalities, developers, architects,
engineers, contractors, builders and suppliers a wide variety of
construction materials and products. Our employees make Preferred
Materials a great place to work. We promote a strong safety
culture, where employees take responsibility for their own
Primary Job Function:
Drivers are responsible for loading their trucks with a front
end loader and cement silo. They then accompany the gunite crew to
each job. Upon arrival, they help to set up the equipment which
includes unloading an air driven hopper and rolling out the hoses.
Assist the gunite crew with set up of jobsite(s) to include
protection of the environment, and surrounding real property. While
the crew is working on the project, the driver runs the sand/cement
off of their truck into the hopper and regulates the air flow from
the compressor as needed. Upon completion of each job, drivers help
to clean up the site and re-load the equipment. There are two
drivers assigned to each crew. While one driver is running off
their material, the other is expected to ensure that both the
mixing auger on their truck and the spare hopper is chipped
Essential Duties and Responsiblities:
- Ensure Health & Safety standards are met by complying with
legislation, company policies and promoting a safe work
- Report to work on time when scheduled.
- Safely operates power equipment and hand tools while performing
all duties in conformance to appropriate safety standards. Must be
able to safely operate and perform the tasks in accordance with the
- Conducts Pre/Post Trip Inspections Daily.
- Inspects and maintains augers, guns and hose(s) to insure that
all are in proper working condition for safe operation. Makes
repairs as necessary and immediately reports any deficiencies which
may present safety or quality concerns to the supervisor.
- Maintains constant visual contact with the gunite crew and uses
established methods of communication, such as hand signals, to
insure proper material flow to the nozzle.
- Assists gunite crew in set up / break down of jobsite tools and
- Keeps both guns clean at all times.
- Lubes all chains on batch truck daily.
- Keeps mixing augers chipped, cleaned & greased daily.
- Batch truck drivers and gunmen are responsible for whips and
One year commercial driving experience is required. Must have a
valid Class A or B CDL License.
Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common
to the construction industry.
Working knowledge of the methods, materials and tools used in
the construction industry.
Skill in operation of tools and equipment.
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written
Ability to effectively communicate in writing and verbally.
Ability to perform heavy manual task under varying weather
Must be able to operate manual transmission.
What CRH Americas Offers You
- A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and
- Highly competitive base pay
- Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits
- Group retirement savings program
- Health and wellness programs
About CRH Americas
CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North
America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the
hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid
to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas
family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified
structure, letting you work in a small company environment while
having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you're up for a
rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply
today! Please complete your online application and profile which
will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you
for your interest in the CRH Americas family!
Conrad Yelvington Distributors is an Affirmative Action and
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Date Posted: May 11, 2021