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Our Ready Mix Division in Lovington, NM is seeking experienced Ready Mix drivers to join our team! With operations growing across Texas and New Mexico, we are seeking experienced drivers and hiring immediately!

Summary

Responsible for loading, transporting and unloading ready mix concrete from batch plant to customer job sites following established safety, service and quality policies and procedures. 

Functional Responsibilities

  • Performs daily pre-trip vehicle safety inspection according to company guidelines
  • Maintains truck maintenance, fluid levels and fuel as needed or required
  • Reports any vehicle mechanical problems on a timely basis to ensure prompt attention from fleet maintenance
  • Positions mixer truck under batch plant to be loaded to ensure minimal material waste
  • Follows written and oral instructions from dispatch or plant manager to ensure the quality of the concrete loaded into mixer drum is within customer specifications
  • Determines the most direct route to customer job site giving consideration to safety, traffic and state DOT regulations.
  • Wears personal protective equipment as required or needed
  • Drives/Operates mixer truck to deliver and unload concrete safely at customer job site
  • Inspects customer job site to ensure truck can be operated safely and delivery can be made safely and efficiently
  • Communicates pleasantly and professionally with customers
  • Attaches extension chutes as needed to ensure efficient unloading
  • Removes excess concrete from truck exterior surfaces (including chutes) with water at a site specified by the customer and according to applicable local, state and federal regulations
  • Discards excess concrete from mixer drum according to company practices and guidelines and within local, state and federal environmental regulations
  • Ensures mixer drum is properly maintained and kept free of concrete build-up on the interior
  • Maintains communications with dispatch or batch plant through accurate/timely use of Zello system and two-way radio
  • Keeps the interior and exterior of the truck clean and free of clutter to include removing road film and excess concrete from exterior surfaces
  • Completes required paperwork timely and accurately
  • Follows established company policies and guidelines for safety, quality and service
  • Maintains neat and professional personal appearance
  • Works from other operation locations as needed
  • Performs other duties as required by plant manager or other management employees

 

Experience/Training/Certifications

  • HS Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum age of 21 years old required.
  • Current, valid Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
  • Prefer at least one year of experience driving heavy equipment especially in construction or construction-related positions.
  • Satisfactory driving record.
  • General knowledge of the local area is preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with simple math calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division (especially percentages) as well as measurements.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions (oral and written) and to work independently.
  • Must be able to speak, understand, read and write English.

Core Values

  • SAFETY - Our moto of SAFETY ALWAYS is at the core of everything we do each day.
  • COMMUNITY- We believe that PB Materials team members should be involved in and contribute to their local communities.
  • QUALITY - We are committed to consistent production practices that ensure that our customers always receive high-performing products that meet specifications.
  • SERVICE - We are committed to provide customers consistent service, where we keep our promises and passionately work to meet customer needs.
  • TEAMWORK - We believe that teams should capture the best ideas of every individual and use constructive conflict to identify and implement best practices.
  • EXCELLENCE - We are committed to do things right the first time, and the willingness to strive to get better, all the time.
  • INTEGRITY - PB Materials team members adhere to firm moral standards.

Personal and Team Effectiveness

  • Proactive Planning. Utilize principles of time management to effectively maximize personal productivity.
  • Safety. Personally operate in a safe and controlled manner, does not cause a hazardous situation for other employees.
  • Teamwork. Invest in the success of other team members by expending extra effort to help others achieve their goals and objectives.
  • Mentoring. Teach less experienced or skilled members of the team by utilizing on-the-job training opportunities.
  • Personal Growth. Bring an insatiable appetite to improve personal skills by reading and pursuing education
  • Profit Focused. Work to help improve profitability by controlling costs and increasing efficiency.

Physical and Environmental Requirements

  • Candidate must be drug free.
  • Position requires moderately strenuous physical work.
  • Regular walking, standing, climbing, reaching, seizing, holding, grasping, turning, pulling, pushing and lifting activities are required for this position.
  • Must be able to:
  • Occasionally push/pull up to 50 pounds of force
  • Lift and carry up to 50 pounds from floor level to waist level
  • Climb in and out of equipment 50+ times per day
  • Climb up and down ladders occasionally
  • Sit/stand for extended periods of time
  • Work outdoors under Panhandle/West Texas/Southeastern New Mexico weather
  • Work on rough, muddy, icy and/or uneven job site surfaces
  • Work long and flexible hours as necessary
  • Environment will vary from outdoors with varying noise levels and vibrations associated with construction equipment, and exposure to building materials, dust and dirt at operating sites to a normal office environment.
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