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  • SUMMARY: Under minimal supervision, the primary duties of the position are the mechanical maintenance of the company fleet, shop management, plant operation assistance, and supervision of mechanics that are assigned to shop projects.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following

    responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

    • Maintains current working knowledge of equipment specifications and service literature on all equipment serviced.
    • Operates a computer system for current management records on maintenance reports for the fleet as a whole and on individual trucks.
    • Works in, on and around commercial motor vehicles, including the ability to get through the hatch of a concrete drum to perform interior maintenance.
    • Performs plant and facility maintenance as needed including basic electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic troubleshooting.
    • Maintains a positive, professional, and productive attitude and acts as a liaison between drivers, Fleet Manager, Location Manager and Company President. Acts as a liaison between company management and customers to address business concerns.
    • Schedules timely maintenance for each vehicle in fleet, and conducts repair and maintenance as business conditions warrant.
    • Coordinates parts orders and billing in a timely manner to minimize the down time of delivery trucks. Uses a computer system to coordinate parts inventory.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Some coordination of assigned projects to drivers.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

    Education, experience and skills:

    Post high school education and training in diesel truck mechanics and related truck hydraulics required. At least five – seven years of working experience in the mechanical repair and maintenance of heavy-duty, diesel trucks. Previous experience with part and equipment vendors considered helpful. Should possess above average interpersonal and communication skills, strong analytical and problem shooting skills and work well under pressure. Supervisory experience a plus. Must be well organized, resourceful and trust worthy. Must be able to work in a positive, cooperative manner with drivers and management and effectively act as a liaison between company management, dispatchers, maintenance supervisors, and drivers in order to coordinate shop and plant projects. Must have good analytical skills to identify and solve mechanical problems with diesel equipment. Ability to operate database computer software for record keeping, costing and parts ordering functions also needed. Must have a valid CDL license and good driving record to operate Company trucks and other vehicles.

    Physical, mental and environmental requirements: Shop and plant equipment is located primarily indoors however some exposure to normal weather conditions will occur when working on or checking diesel equipment outside of the shop. Must be able to work in fast-paced atmosphere. Duties require strong problem solving and stress management skills along with the ability to quickly assess priority repairs. Requires long hours of standing, bending, and reaching to perform mechanical services and repairs. Regular lifting of objects weighing up to 50 pounds and use of hoists to move heavier items required. Ladder climbing and material handling may be required depending on plant conditions and business demands. Must be able to read and understand English language equipment and service manuals. Good vision and verbal communication skills are required. Environmental conditions include regular work with oils, lubricants and solvents causing soiled clothing and work area.

  • SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Location Manager, the truck driver delivers masonry and masonry related items from plant location to various delivery sites, following established policies and procedures.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

    1. Inspects products when loading and unloading truck to assure that products meet delivery orders and product quality standards. Ties down loads properly.
    2. Monitors and immediately communicates any customer, traffic, equipment or product quality problems so that these can be resolved.

    3. Verifies product colors, size, and cube/package counts.

    4. Develops good knowledge of inventory and performs counting and arithmetic functions to verify shipper quantities.

    5. Maintains current knowledge and compliance with gross axle weights and traffic laws as they pertain to the trucking equipment operated.

    6. Efficiently and safely operates forklift on job sites even with rough terrain and uses a skid loader and other mobile vehicles as jobs may require.

    7. Works effectively and cooperatively with yard personnel, delivery site supervisors and others.

    8. Locates and drives efficiently to construction job sites and other delivery locations.

    9. Has the ability to deliver concrete products and related items in good condition to delivery sites as directed and according to safety, quality and legal standards. Returns items from delivery sites as required.

    10. Unloads and places items around delivery sites as directed by customers and according to established safety and quality standards.

    11. Maintains a consistently high level of customer service with dealers, contractors and other customers.

    12. Supervises loading and unloading by others when required to ensure the quality of products delivered.

    13. Understands and consistently follows established operating standards and procedures.

    14. Perform other functions and duties as required or directed.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

    Education, experience and skills: Requires High School diploma, GED or equivalent education and appropriate CDL license with good driving record to maintain insurability. Must be knowledgeable about all relevant DOT and traffic laws. Must be able to drive a truck using right-handed controls and left-handed steering to pull multiple trailers efficiently and safely. Must have English language reading and writing abilities in order to understand written safety guidelines, job orders and performance standards. Must have capable basic math, counting and product checking skills.

    Physical, mental and environmental requirements: Must be able to maintain a USDOT medical certification. Must be able to load and unload trucks and truck trailers by using remote controlled boom and forks to lift palletized inventory after lifting up to 25-pound gates from truck. Occasionally, must lift concrete products and other objects weighing more than to 100 pounds each, at heights from floor level to 4 feet high. Good vision with eye for detail required. English language communication abilities needed, both verbal and written. Regular standing, walking, climbing, reaching, grasping and material handling activities are required. When not inside buildings or truck, this position is subject to seasonal outside Midwest weather conditions from summer heat to winter cold. Regular dust and dirt are also present at plant yard and construction site locations.

  • SUMMARY:
    Under direct supervision of Plant Manager and Delivery Coordinator, the primary duties of the position are placement and maintenance of product inventory in yard, and loading/unloading inventory items on and off the production line.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Operate fork truck safely around machinery, throughout the plant and in the storage yard organizing the product according to plant and yard needs.

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, & SKILLS:

    • Requires High School diploma, GED or equivalent education.
    • Must be knowledgeable about safety regulations.
    • Must have appropriate training and understand the specific operating functions and controls for a fork truck and a commercial truck.
    • Must have English language reading and writing abilities in order to understand written safety guidelines.
    • Must have good vision and ability to recognize differences in product mix.
    • Must be dependable, well organized, safety minded, and have efficient work habits.
    • Must be able to pass OSHA fork truck certification examination and yard evaluation.

    PHYSICAL, MENTAL, & ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Must be able to follow lifting and back safety guidelines while handling concrete products and wooden pallets.
    • Use proper safety guidelines during the complete workday. Work is performed inside plant that is subject to weather conditions including summer heat, winter cold and other conditions. Environment also includes varying noise levels and vibrations associated with plant equipment, and exposure to building materials, dust and dirt at plant.
    • Sort concrete products on conveyor into prescribed patterns for size and type, and feed configured products into stacking machinery; reconfigure products onto pallets as required by production schedule when unable to use stacking machinery.
    • Inspect products and byproducts for conformity to prescribed quality standards such as color, shape, and corners. Remove poor quality products and byproducts as required.
    • Occasionally lift concrete products and other objects weighing up to 100 pounds each, at heights from floor level to chest level height. Reach overhead with lubricating equipment to grease block machine and conveying equipment from a step stool.
    • Place mechanically hoisted steel molds using pushing and pulling motions into the block machine. Lift 4 x 4 oak pallets weighing 40+ pounds during pallet repair. Assist others in moving heavy and bulky objects.
  • SUMMARY:
    Under the direct supervision of the Plant Manager, the Machine Operator operates the block machine and associated equipment to produce quality masonry concrete products from raw materials stage to yard stage, following established policies and procedures.

    ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS OR DUTIES:
    Perform other functions and duties as required or directed, such as:

    • Starting up and shutting down the block machine
    • Keeping written records of production
    • Relieving other personnel for breaks
    • Communicating changes in product size, color and/or cubing patterns to the cuber and production list
    • Making sure the mixer is cleaned as required
    • Maintaining admix level
    • Assisting with major equipment maintenance and repairs, assisting the Shift Supervisor with coordinating all production operations that are tied to the speed and output of the block machine; and assisting with training of employees.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

    • Requires High School diploma, GED or equivalent education.
    • Must be knowledgeable about safety regulations.
    • Must know the basics of hydraulics, electricity and tools.
    • Able to follow Energy Lockout procedures.
    • Must have appropriate training and understand the specific operating functions and controls for a fork truck.
    • Must have English language reading and writing abilities in order to understand written safety guidelines.
    • Must have good vision and ability to recognize differences in product mix.
    • Must be dependable, well organized, safety minded, and have efficient work habits.
    • Must be able to pass OSHA fork truck certification examination and yard evaluation.

    MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be able to climb up and around block equipment.
    • Lift concrete products, machine parts, and other objects weighing up to 100 pounds each, at heights from floor level to 4 feet high.
    • Use proper safety guidelines for lifting and repetitive motion tasks during the complete workday.
    • Provide assistance to others in moving heavier or bulky objects.
    • Carefully follow noise, dust and other environmental safety procedures as required. Environment also includes varying noise levels and vibrations associated with construction equipment, and exposure to building materials, dust and dirt at plant. Must be able to follow noise, dust and other environmental safety procedures as required or directed.