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SIMON | Ready Mix Driver - Rapid City, SD

Date: Oct 6, 2021

Country: Rapid City, 5201, US, 57702

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Simon

 

Simon is a subsidiary of the Colas Group, a worldwide leader in infrastructure construction and maintenance. Simon specializes in aggregates, asphalt and ready-mix concrete production, asphalt paving, and concrete, bridge, highway, and utility construction. Through strong local ties backed by global resources, we focus on quality and value to deliver the best products and services for our clients.  What we do is bigger than construction – it is about connecting communities, building new roads to the future, and keeping the spirit of the pioneers alive and well. 

Summary:

Drives a commercial truck equipped with auxiliary mixer to deliver ready-mix concrete to job sites.
    
This position is integral to our ready-mix supply operations, and offers a challenging and rewarding work experience, with the opportunity to work with internal and external customers on a daily basis, as well as help the rest of the team as-needed at the plant site.  Highly qualified candidates will have a valid commercial drivers’ license, clean driving record, and experience driving a commercial vehicle in a similar environment.  Drivers who have recently received a commercial license, and/or are working to obtain a commercial license will also be considered.  All prospective candidates should enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather, be open to working in a fast-paced environment, and have the ability provide excellent service to internal and external customers.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Simon safety culture and other Company strategic initiatives
  • Maneuvers truck under loading hopper to receive sand, gravel, cement, and water and starts mixer
  • Slumps loads to specifications/requirements
  • Drives truck to location for unloading and ensures conditions at job site are safe
  • Interacts professionally with internal and external customers
  • Assembles chutes and attaches to truck; operates controls on truck to release concrete down truck chute into wheelbarrow or other conveying container or directly into area to be poured with concrete
  • Performs daily a pre and post-trip safety check on equipment and truck to assure a safe vehicle; documents any maintenance that may be required
  • Cleans truck after delivery to prevent concrete from hardening on mixer and on truck
  • May operate other equipment such as loaders, skid steers, fork lifts, and dump trucks
  • Assists with the form/pour/strip of precast products
  • May spray surfaces of truck with protective/cleaning compound to prevent adhering of concrete
  • Assists work crews as required; assists with maintenance of plant and equipment
  • Maintains necessary logs, timecards and other required paperwork

 

Qualifications, Education, Skills and Experience: 

  • Class B CDL with Air Brakes and clean driving history 
  • At least 1 year of commercial driving experience preferred
  • Basic industrial truck maintenance experience preferred, but not required
  • Ability to work with multiple types of individuals and interact professionally with internal and external customers
  • Prior experience working with concrete production, construction, and/or related field preferred

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Wears and maintains personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
  • Occasionally required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel
  • Regularly required to communicate (talk and hear) 
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 
  • Standing/working on feet for long periods, and walking across uneven terrain
  • Frequent exposure to loud noise 
  • Regularly exposed to all outdoor weather conditions, dust, and airborne particles
  • Regularly exposed to fuel, oil, and other chemicals

 

Workplace Values Requirements:

  • Support, promote, and practice Simon core values, vision, and mission
  • Support, promote, and comply with Simon Code of Ethics, Workplace Conduct, Safety, and other established policies at all times
  • Embrace the Company’s safety culture, actively support all safety initiatives, and adhere to defined accountabilities implemented by the Safety Steering and Continuous Improvement teams
  • Align personal vision and goals with larger goals of the Company
  • Support continuous improvement to improve Simon processes, performance, safety, and overall success

 

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
 

 

Colas Inc.and its subsidiaries (SIMON) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here EEO document.  If you need accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com.  


Nearest Major Market: South Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Rapid City