Distributor Driver - Mobile

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Job ID:¬  136386

Hardrives, Inc. a CRH Company, was established in 1963 in St. Cloud, Minnesota with asphalt paving as its primary business. From the largest highway construction project to the simplest paving repair, we bring experience, skill, and commitment to everything we do in order to provide quality results every time. Throughout the years, we have made significant investments every year in training, safety, and quality improvement programs. For over 50 years, Hardrives inc. has been the paving contractor-of-choice for major government, commercial, and residential projects.



Position Description

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Position Title:

Tack Truck Driver

Pipeline Level:


Reports To:


FLSA Status:


Direct Reports:



Oldcastle Materials Group/Central Division


Position Overview

The Tack Truck Driver will be responsible for the operation of the Asphalt Paving Tack Truck, self-propelled broom, and labor duties. These duties should be carried out in a safe and effective manner under the supervision and direction of the asphalt paving superintendent and foreman.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Operate asphalt tack truck and maintain refill, quantity measurement, inventory and refueling duties

  • Operate several types of asphalt paving equipment including; rollers, broom and skid steer when tack operation is complete

  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of the paving industry including preparatory work, grades, drainage, paving patterns, aggregate size, job specifications, oil consistencies, compaction and other details related to asphalt paving.

  • The operator is responsible for the efficient working condition of the equipment and is expected to perform minor servicing and maintenance or refer major problems to the supervisor.

  • Performs general cleaning of work areas and maintenance areas.

  • Assists other maintenance department staff in performing the duties necessary to assure the efficiency of operations of vehicles.

  • Perform daily pre and post inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with company policies.

  • Assist in training less-experienced employees on the proper operations, servicing and repair of equipment to further their abilities.

  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.

  • Maintain an accurate and timely driver log.

  • Other duties may be assigned.¬ 



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

  • Experience operating an asphalt tack truck.


Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.

  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.

  • Must maintain current commercial driver's license that meets state requirements.

  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.

  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.

  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.

  • Adhere to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations as set forth by the US DOT.




    Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions common to equipment operations.

  • Ability to read, write and do basic mathematical calculations in order to keep time and material records.

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness.

  • Knowledge in operating heavy equipment.

  • Knowledge of materials, methods and tools involved in construction.

  • Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions common to heavy equipment operations and construction sites.

  • Ability to operate equipment safely and efficiently under a variety of working conditions.


    Physical Requirements

    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.

  • Able to walk and stand; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, climb ladders, or crawl; talk and hear.

  • The ability use hands in order to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.

  • May require sitting for extended periods of time.

  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Must be able to exert up to 10 lbs. constantly to move objects, 10-25 lbs. of force frequently, and 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally.

Work Environment

  • Able to work in all weather conditions.

  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals associated with asphalt paving.

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock or burn.

  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud, but is typically moderate.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.¬  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.¬  Other duties may be assigned as required.¬  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




What CRH Americas Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas

CRH Americas¬ has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Hardrives, Inc is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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