Position: Class A CDL Heavy Haul Truck Driver (Over-the-Road / Long-Haul)
Reports to: Yard & Logistics Supervisor - Tristan Patrick
Summary of Position: ASI is seeking a Class A CDL Heavy Haul Driver for its Pueblo West based operations to move batch plants and mobile construction equipment throughout the United States. The CDL Truck Driver’s prime responsibility is to operate trucks safely, on-time and efficiently.
FLSA Status: Hourly/Non-Exempt
About ASI Construction LLC:
ASI Construction LLC is an industry leader in the dam and water resource construction market, providing services worldwide. Our company is a self-performing, heavy-civil contractor that specializes in the construction and rehabilitation of dams (RCC, earthfill, and concrete), hydroelectric and renewable energy facilities, pipelines, tunnel/shaft rehabilitation, storm/sanitary sewer system improvements, and other major water resource projects. ASI is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado. ASI strives to build projects safely, on time, on budget, and to satisfy our clients. ASI personnel have successfully completed numerous award-winning heavy civil construction projects in the water resource field, including more than one- hundred and forty-five dam and dam rehabilitation projects and over thirty-five new RCC dams. Our Company's vision and values include integrity, honesty, safety, teamwork and a passion for what we do. We hire people who thrive on tough work and challenging opportunities.
Key Activities and Position Responsibilities:
- Perform the federally mandated DOT inspections of truck for safety and maintenance concerns;
- Must be able to check fluid levels and top off/lubricate as needed and be able to perform light maintenance such as adjusting brackes and servicing the unit as needed;
- Operate unit safely and efficiently;
- Keep cab, glass, and mirrors clean;
- Be able to back machine into place accurately and efficiently using mirrors;
- Be able to follow hand/visual/audible signals from other personnel;
- Be able to navigate while maintaining safe control of the machine at all times;
- Operates equipment on vehicle to load, unload, or disperse cargo or materials. Assists in loading and unloading truck manually. Be able to operate equipment to load;
- Long-haul truck drivers must maintain a logbook of their driving activities to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations governing the rest and work periods for operators;
- Drivers must maintain the daily DVIR’s and make sure the truck is equipped with safety equipment;
- Driver will also need to keep records and report mileage and fuel consumption for IFTA.
- Operate a RGN lowboy trailer equipped with up to 10 axels including a jeep and booster;
- Plan their route according to schedule and obtain delivery signatures from recipients as needed;
- Drivers of vehicles transporting oversized cargo must also obtain special endorsements and acquire proper permits as needed. Driver will also need to order permits for oversize and overweight equipment;
- Keeps record of materials and products transported;
- Position blocks and ties rope around items to secure cargo for transport;
- Other duties as assigned.
ASI employees must have competency, work cooperatively with other employees, and have a good positive attitude. They must also be punctual. Further, this means that you must be ready to work when your shift starts. So, you must arrive at work with enough time prior, to ready yourself for the shift. They should also work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.
Essential Ability Requirements for ASI Personnel:
Working in the field at ASI is often physically demanding. The following list describes the minimum ability requirements for field personnel.
- Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials;
- Move heavy objects (94 pounds or more) short distances (20 feet or less);
- Move light objects (less than 94 pounds) long distances (more than 20 feet);
- Work long shifts with non-standard break times;
- Work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements;
- Learn job-related material primarily through oral instruction and observation. This learning takes place mainly in an on-the-job training setting;
- Must have vision equal to or better than is required for driving;
- If corrective lenses are required to achieve this level of vision, the employee must be able to wear PPE without interfering with the corrective lenses or the required PPE.
- The employee may have to purchase eye glasses (safety glass, etc.) that are compliant with ASI’s Safety Program and OSHA/MSHA requirements;
- Must have good hand-eye coordination;
- Must have quick reaction times;
- Must be able to hear adequately enough to be alerted by horns, sirens, shouting, or any other noise that is meant to convey a safety warning;
- If corrective device is required to achieve this level of hearing, the employee must be able to wear PPE without interfering with the corrective device or the required PPE;
- Lift arms above shoulder level (i.e., throws bags into a truck);
- Climb ladders or steps to reach objects;
- Must be able to sit for long periods of time;
- Must be able to wear a hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, and safety-toed boots;
- Must be able to walk moderate distances to reach work area (1/2 mile or more);
- Enter the cab of a vehicle that is 3.5 feet (or more) off the ground;
- Must be able to sit in the operator’s seat of equipment and safely reach all pedals, switches, levers, buttons, etc. required to safely operate the equipment (if authorized for that piece of equipment);
- Must be able to sit in the operator’s seat of equipment and have an adequate field of vision of all instruments, gauges, warning lights, as well as an acceptable field of vision out of the windows and/or mirrors (if authorized for that piece of equipment);
- Understand and follow oral and written instructions;
- Must be committed to contributing to a culture of safety, looking out for yourself and others.
Preferred Qualifications and Training:
A Class A CDL driver’s license is required. Hazmat & Tank Truck endorsements, as well as ELD experienced would be a plus.
The employee should have at least 2 years of relevant experience and be able to pass a pre-hire background check. Employee must be able to meet DOT qualifications and have a clean and safe driving record (MVR).
Must have the ability to load and unload mobile & stationary equipment, palletized and other bulk material unsupervised at remote jobsites. Experience with 5 to 10 axel trailers and trucking axeled plant equipment is a must. Good mechanical and electrical aptitude with the ability to perform minor repairs is highly desirable. Must have the ability to perform the federally mandated post and pre-trip DOT inspections.
Sometimes the work will require unusual hours, some weekends, overnights and long runs (i.e. 7-12 days) to support construction operations.
The employee must be self-motivated, have good communication skills and be able to work independently. The employee must also have good interpersonal skills, be responsible and have a good knowledge of roads. The employee must be able to work under pressure, have a good work ethic and follow safety regulations. The employee must have basic computer skills for entering timesheets, keeping trip logs, permits, communicating via email, etc.
At ASI, we are only as good as our people. We offer outstanding benefits and rewards to recruit and retain the best professionals in our industry. When you join the ASI team, your comprehensive benefit package will include:
- Health Insurance for employees and their dependents.
- Dental and Vision Insurance and vision insurance.
- 401(K) plan with Company Matching Contributions
Dependent on Experience.