The Heritage Group
  • Milestone Contractors, L.P.
  • Richmond, IN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal - Full Time

MS Transport/Milestone Contractors, LP is currently accepting applications for dump truck drivers. Milestone is a heavy highway construction contractor, so all work is conducted outside. Milestone is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Position Summary

Hauls supplies or materials to and from MCLP job sites using triaxle trucks; maintaining the highest levels of personal safety and meeting or exceeding company and customer quality standards.

Essential Functions

  • Material Handling
    • Loads and unloads materials
    • Understands safe loading requirements
    • Secures loads for safe road travel
    • Performs hauling assignments as directed by dispatch or jobsite supervisor
    • Reads maps, understands GPS coordinates to locate destinations
  • Equipment maintenance
    • Performs preventive maintenance as prescribed
    • Performs daily equipment safety checks
  • Communicates with co-workers and supervisors
    • Advises foreman or superintendent of problems or needed repairs
    • Shares information about work plan with co-workers
    • Collaborates with work crews
    • Collaborates with other crafts people
  • Promotes and maintains safe work environment
    • Exhibits safe work behaviors; evaluates work area for hazards; eliminates or controls hazards
    • Wears all prescribed PPE
    • Participates in daily safety huddles and safety training; follows safe work plans
    • Performs daily safety checks on equipment
    • Reads and understands hazard signs, training materials, work plans, instruction manuals
    • Drives safely; meets all driver performance requirements

Work Environment

The work environment described here is representative of those that experienced by an employee performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Continuous exposure to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites, including heights, moving vehicles, stopped traffic
  • Continuous exposure to truck cabs, including computer controls, dials, handles, knobs, switches
  • Regular exposure to noise, including horns, mechanical equipment, heavy equipment, jackhammers
  • Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts, vibration, fumes and airborne particles
  • Work can include day or nighttime hours

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Climbs in and out of equipment
  • Sits and drives truck for 8-12 hours per day
  • Uses abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue
  • Uses good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limb coordination, with the ability to quickly move arms and legs, to operate controls
  • Possess excellent stamina to work between 8-12 hours per day
  • Uses sight and sound to visualize work area and control panels

Required Education and Experience

  • Valid Class A CDL
  • HS Diploma or GED, or ability to obtain GED within one year
  • One or more years experience driving a tri-axle dump truck

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Prior experience in heavy highway/road construction
  • Prior experience working in an outdoor environment

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • Must adhere to drug free workplace and union substance abuse testing requirements
  • If required to drive a company vehicle, must have or be able to obtain valid, state driver's license and meet company driver requirements

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable) Must be authorized to work in the United States, as verified through E-Verify. Some job sites may require additional criminal background testing.

Milestone Contractors is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veterans, disability or housing status.

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