Beatrice Sand & Gravel, a NEBCO Company, mines aggregates near Fairbury, Beatrice and Alexandria, Nebraska. Concrete aggregate, road surface/construction material, and landscaping rock are the main products from our locations. For more information, visit www.beatricesandandgravel.com.
NEBCO’s story has been one of longevity, diversity and continued growth. NEBCO is a fourth-generation, family-owned and operated business, with more than 1,100 employees spanning 50 locations across Nebraska. Since 1908 NEBCO has grown to become one of Nebraska’s most diversified and successful privately-owned businesses. For more information about NEBCO, visit www.nebcoinc.com.
Drive a Dump Truck and Pup Trailer combination to transport aggregates from rock quarries and gravel pits to various plant locations, and customer jobsites.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely.
Perform a daily pre and post- trip safety check on equipment and the truck to assure a safe vehicle. Document any maintenance that may be required per company policy. Report equipment issues to supervisor and the shop. Be responsible for maintaining service intervals for power unit. Maintain log sheet and fuel records (and other paperwork) to maintain compliance with government regulations.
Maintain a clean driving record and operate the company vehicle in a safe and courteous manner. Follow all Company policies regarding safety—traffic laws, cell phone usage, texting, non smoking, etc. Reports emergency situations immediately to supervisor.
Be responsible for paperwork, i.e. be sure all delivery tickets are turned in to plant personnel accurately and in a timely fashion.
Must be able to cooperate with dispatch regarding starting times, variable workload and shift ending times.
Perform minor maintenance to the assigned vehicle—tire pressure, change fluids and filters, and lubricate grease points. May be required to hock and unhock the trailer from the truck occasionally.
Must be able to safely operate truck and trailer combination. Entering truck cab requires 2-3 steps at 18-26” high. Must be able to manipulate tarp mechanism to cover and uncover box on truck and on trailer before and/or after each load. Must be able to clean rear of truck and trailer with a brush after unloading, which may involve walking on uneven ground and negotiating plant areas and climbing over the trailer tongue. May be required to hook and unhook the trailer from the truck occasionally.
Place truck in position to load at gravel pit or rock quarry. Follow guidelines and instructions by personnel at pit or quarry. Responsible for tarping and covering boxes on truck and trailer in designated area in safe manner.
May be responsible for occasional loader operations.
Drive truck to designated location or site for unloading. Position truck for unloading. Must follow direction from plant personnel. If location is a jobsite, must distinguish between safe and unsafe unloading conditions.
Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements and Education
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Previous commercial truck driving experience is preferred.
- Must have a valid Commercial Drivers License - Class A.
- Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, city directories, road maps, load tickets, SDS sheets and memos.
- May be required to utilize various types of electronic devices for communication, data exchange or data processing.
- Must meet insurability for driving requirements of the company. Must meet the Department of Transportation (DOT) physical requirements and carry a physical exam card, which is to be kept current according to DOT guidelines.
The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
Entering truck cab requires 2-3 steps at 18-26” high.
Must have agility to maintain balance on a ladder.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Must wear protective devices as required by the company safety policy in the performance of the job.
The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts, minimal amount of non-hazardous dust daily and fumes or other possible airborne particles.
The employee is occasionally exposed to high and precarious places which requires the agility to maintain balance on a truck and trailer while loading/unloading, tarping and strapping.
This a tobacco free campus and truck.
Condition of Employment
Candidate is required to meet the above qualifications, task frequency and PPE requirements. Approval of pre-employment reference & background checks, and post offer drug/alcohol testing with back screens (if required) are conditions of employment.