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Croell Inc. Ready Mix Driver in Hugoton, Kansas

Founded in 1968 in a small town in Northeast Iowa, Croell, Inc. has quickly expanded into an industry leader across central North America. As a top concrete and aggregate multi-state supplier with more than 150 locations in the USA, we’re dedicated to providing top-notch products and customer service. But our business doesn’t stop there! We’re also a leading concrete and asphalt paving contractor, dedicated to completing jobs efficiently and effectively. While we plan to continue to grow and expand, we maintain the family-owned core, small-town values, and strong work ethic that built the foundation of our success. Croell, Inc. offers excellent employment packages and training programs. Visit our website to learn more about our company and the career opportunities currently available at www.croell.com .

Job Type: Full-time with overtime

Experience: 1 year preferred (Will train)

Reports to: Plant Manager, no supervisory responsibility

Wage: $23+ per hour (based on experience and qualifications)

Benefits/Incentives:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program

  • Company-Paid Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance

  • Voluntary Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability

  • Paid Time Off, Holiday, and Bereavement Pay

  • 401(k) with Company Match

  • $1500 Sign-On Bonus

  • Annual Safety Incentive and Clothing Allowance

Job Summary:

A ready mix driver is not your typical driving position. Experience short-haul delivery, be home every night, and be an integral part of exciting projects building roads, bridges, houses, commercial buildings, and everything in between. Experience diversity, hauling to different contractors and projects every day. Take ownership of your role by checking for concrete quality, maintaining courteous customer relations, and working with a team that feels like family. If this sounds like an ideal career but you lack ready mix experience or a CDL, don’t let that deter you from applying. We have many training programs and opportunities for the right candidates.

For more information regarding this position, contact Robby at 641.832.8281.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Safely operate ready mix truck by complying with DOT regulations to deliver concrete to customers, using the most efficient route as directed by the Dispatcher or Plant Manager.

  • Complete pre and post-trip inspections on vehicles to ensure that all DOT standards are met, such as air brakes, oil, water, tire inflation, proper lighting, permits, safety kit, logbook updated, etc. Record and ensure the supervisor is aware of any maintenance issues that would inhibit work production or create safety concerns.

  • Understand the differences between different mix designs and be able to visually inspect the mix for proper materials, verify the load size to the ticket, check for the proper slump, and make appropriate adjustments.

  • Complete wash down at job site according to location the customer directs. Complete drum rinse upon returning to plant and perform required drum chipping.

  • Provide excellent customer service by communicating professionally and courteously with customers to complete delivery and collect payment.

  • Maintain vehicles, plant, and shop to promote a clean, organized, and safe workplace including performing regular maintenance on ready mix trucks and other equipment.

  • Complete all required paperwork with the use of tablets or cell phones to ensure proper accounting and timekeeping practices are executed (pre-trip inspections, time reporting, truck reports, trip tickets, etc.).

  • Team player mentality and eagerness to cross-train on topics such as dispatching, batching, mechanics, etc.

  • Willingness to perform duties outside the normal scope of work as this job description is non-exhaustive.

Position Requirements:

  • Consent to authorization of a pre-employment work screen, Motor Vehicle Record request, and drug test.

  • Class A or B CDL and current Medical DOT card.

  • Personal protective equipment is required.

  • Understand instructions from supervisory positions, both written and verbal forms.

  • Possess excellent communication skills in both written and verbal forms.

  • Dependability and reliability by showing up to scheduled shifts on time and being prepared for work.

  • A positive attitude is critical to ensure productive working relationships with co-workers and management.

  • Continuous exposure to weather elements including heat, cold, noise, dusty conditions, and working outdoors.

  • Overnight travel is not standard but may be required.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to reach below/at/above shoulders

  • Pushing/Pulling/Twisting/Bending

  • Sitting/Standing/Balancing

  • Operate hand and foot controls

  • Simple/Firm grasping/Pinching

  • Ability to lift/lower/carry over 50 pounds

  • Squatting/Stooping/Crouching/Kneeling/Crawling

    Croell, Inc. is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law in the programs or activities which it operates.

    Croell, Inc. is an E-Verify participating employer.

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