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Dump Truck Operator*

Location:

Houston Lake Houston - 402 (Houston, TX)

Summary:

The Dump Truck Driver is responsible for operating trucks to transport dirt, aggregate, and other materials and/or equipment to various job site locations. Will also work in the yard area to stockpile and move materials as needed. This is a skilled position involving the safe and efficient operation of equipment/trucks. Work will be performed per the supervisor’s instruction, free from direct supervision except for more complicated jobs.

Benefits:

  • Air-Conditioned Trucks
  • Local Routes, Home Nightly
  • Overtime Weekly
  • No Top Out
  • 7 Paid Holidays (from day one) and Paid Time Off (after one year of service)
  • Paid Weekly With Direct Deposit
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance. SHORT & LONG TERM DISABILITY, AND A 401(k) MATCH OF UP TO $60 PER WEEK
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Match of up to $60 a week

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates truck in safe and professional manner on public highways, roads, in the yard area and at various job sites to deliver materials. Trucks driven include but are not limited to: belly dumps, dump truck and semi-tractor truck with attached trailers.
  • Performs daily pre/post trip inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with DOT guidelines.
  • Checks fluid levels, tires, lights, and other controls for safe operation.
  • Attaches and removes pup trailers, belly dump & side dump trailers, transfer trailers and tilt/transport trailers to truck as needed.
  • Keeps accurate log of deliveries and completes required paperwork for billing.
  • Load and unload equipment or materials.
  • Monitor various gauges during operation of vehicle.
  • Maintain daily vehicle mileage logs.
  • Unrolls truck tarp to cover loads when required.
  • Assure product quality to the best of the Driver’s ability.
  • Perform minor servicing and maintenance of equipment; refer major problems to the supervisor.
  • Properly follow all company policies and procedures for safe working procedures and environment. Report any problems to the Foreperson, Superintendent, Safety Manager, or Human Resources Manager.
  • Obey applicable laws and follow dispatch instructions.
  • Must keep vehicle in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • Two years of related tractor/trailer driving experience preferred, but not required.
  • Must maintain a CDL A or CDL B license.
  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass DOT physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • MVR must meet company and DOT standards.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must maintain current driver’s license that meets state requirements, i.e., CDL, Class A and/or B Driver with possible hazmat and tanker endorsements.
  • Willing to train employees who may not have driving experience must currently maintain a CDL A or CDL B license.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.
  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.

Working Conditions:

  • Job requires climbing, stooping, bending, squatting, frequent lifting of extensions chutes, stretching, sitting/driving, shifting gears, and covering/uncovering load when applicable.
  • Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to focus.
  • Must be able to lift hood of truck unassisted; up to 50 lbs. on an on-going basis.
  • Able to climb in and out of truck 3-4 steps (elevated 4+ feet into cab). (Could be in and out of truck 20-30 times per day).

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to work in all weather conditions.
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock or burn.
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud, but is typically moderate.
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