About Us: Looking for an opportunity to make a lasting mark on future generations and the communities they call home? Look no further. Peabody General Contractors is your trusted partner, with over four decades of excellence in underground utility services across central Texas. We invite you to be a part of our dedicated team.
At Peabody General Contractors, we're more than just a workplace – we're a family. With over 40 years of experience serving central Texas, we've established ourselves as leaders in private, commercial, and municipal underground utility services. Our passion lies in the rehabilitation and installation of vital infrastructure, including water lines, wastewater systems, storm sewers, lift stations, fire lines, and water treatment facilities.
We foster a culture built on innovation, community involvement, safety, and excellence. Teamwork and communication are at the heart of our success, creating an inclusive environment where every voice matters. Our team is comprised of highly skilled individuals, just like you, who are ready to put their best boot forward. Get ready to unearth your true potential and #digdeep into the exciting world of Peabody General Contractors!
We are looking for a highly motivated CDL Driver to add to our team. The successful candidate will have a great deal of physical and mental stamina able to withstand long hours on the road. Must be organized, detailed oriented, and comfortable working independently. A clean driving record and commercial driving experience is a must.
Duties and Responsibilities
Fully understand how to operate and safely drive your assigned vehicle.
Drive vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 26,000 lbs.
Pick-up and safely transport heavy equipment to the intended destination.
Ensure loads are properly secured in accordance with FMCSA/DOT standards to prevent damage/injury.
Obtain signatures to confirm and complete deliveries.
Assist in mapping driving routes.
Stay on a predetermined route and ensure timely transport and delivery.
Communicate with dispatch as needed.
Confirm that the contents of each shipment load match the manifest document.
Perform inspections of your vehicle prior to and following each trip.
Check weather conditions and road reports before departure.
Always ensure your vehicle is kept clean.
Maintain trucks per DOT and FMCSA standards and report needed services to Dispatcher (refuel, change oil, tire pressure, repairs, etc.)
Notify managers of any delivery issues encountered.
Follow delivery schedule and report to work rested.
Maintain detailed driving and delivery logs.
Track and report working hours.
Adhere to company rules and regulations.
Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive in according to the weather/road conditions.
Comply with DOT regulations.
Always make safety a priority.
Provide back-up fueling as needed.
Other duties as assigned by Manager.
Valid Class A CDL required.
At least 2 years if heavy haul experience
Working knowledge of heavy construction equipment
Working knowledge of equipment operation and safe practices for loading/unloading
Working knowledge of tie down requirements and working load limits for equipment and cargo.
Must be able to work 14-hour shifts, possible weekends, overtime, and holidays as allowed by FMCSA HOS Rules.
Basic knowledge of overweight/oversize permitting
Clean driving record with no moving violations.
Must pass a background check and drug test.
Skilled at driving and parking large, heavy vehicles.
Alert, focused, and detail oriented.
Comfortable with long-haul transport and operating in tight, narrow city streets.
Proficient in using GPS and other routing systems.
Shall have acceptable record in FMCSA Clearinghouse
Map reading and route planning experience.
Self-starter who works well independently.
Disciplined, dependable, and resourceful.
Education and Experience
High school diploma/GED preferred.
At least 2 years of heavy haul experience.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
High-stress environment with extreme weather fluctuations.
Must be able to work in areas where noise levels are up to 90 decibels
Must have physical strength and endurance.
Prolonged periods of sitting in a truck.
Must be able to lift, carry, push, and pull up to 50 pounds at times.
Repetitive hand/arm/leg movements
Must be able to work at various heights.
Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, crouch, kneel in limited space in cab of vehicle.
Must be able to climb on and off equipment to operate and service.
Six paid holidays
$10,000 Employer paid life insurance
Voluntary dental, vision, life and Colonial supplemental insurance available for purchase
How to Apply: To apply, please visit our careers page at careers.peabodygeneral.com. We only accept online applications. For questions please reach out to our Human Resources department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note that while this job description provides an overview of the main responsibilities, requirements, working conditions, and qualifications for this position, it is subject to potential modifications and updates to align with the evolving needs of the company.
What Safety means to us! Our unwavering commitment to safety creates the foundation for a rewarding career, where your well-being is our top priority. Experience a company that invests in advanced safety protocols, providing you with the tools and support needed to excel while ensuring your security. At PGC, every employee has the power to halt any job site if safety concerns arise. Join our team and become part of a workplace where your voice matters.
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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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