CDL Driver

CDL Driver

Gorham Sand & Gravel is a highly regarded construction company servicing the entire Southern Maine area. We continue to grow into a large operation with various avenues for growth, but we remain a family-owned company where the owners are deeply involved with the daily operations.  Our employees are passionate, determined, and versatile and as we grow as a company, we are looking for more likeminded people who take pride in their ability to create and build with their hands (and equipment). If you are looking for a job where you can continue to grow, learn a variety of skills, and be surrounded by confident and competent co-workers who care about you and the quality of work, GSG is the place for you.

Responsibilities

  • Operate trucks and sometimes maneuver them in tight spaces
  • Routinely inspect brakes, tires, lights, horns, and cooling equipment before leaving the garage
  • Load trucks to maximize the use of space and distribute weight accordingly, and to ensure safety on the road
  • Secure cargo on the truck and place to prevent damage during transit
  • Conduct security checks and inspections en route
  • Follow local and state highway safety regulations
  • Have the weight of the entire unit checked as directed by weighing officials at highway scales
  • Keep records of loads delivered and picked up, arrival and departure times, and maintain vehicle log books (fuel consumption, mileage)
  • Fuels cars, trucks, and heavy equipment
  • Lubricates and greases trucks and heavy equipment such as articulated loaders and backhoes
  • Inspects tires for wear and proper inflation
  • Visually inspects vehicles for mechanical defects and reports findings to appropriate personnel
  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
  • Lift arms above shoulder level (i.e., throws bags and loose trash into a truck, enters the cab of a vehicle, uses a steam cleaner
  • Climb ladders or steps to reach objects
  • Understand and follow oral and written instruction in the English language
  • Work cooperatively with other employees and the public
  • Enter the cab of a vehicle that is 3.5 feet off the ground
  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others

Some truck drivers specialize in operating special types of vehicles such as:

  • Heavy trucks for overweight loads
  • Gravel trucks
  • Extended length vehicles

Requirements

  • This position requires a Class A or B CDL license

Benefits

  • GSG offers competitive pay, profit sharing, health, dental, vision and life insurance, paid holidays, paid vacations and bonuses.
  • Qualified applicants should send a resume to apply@gsgravel.com, fill out an application by clicking here, or apply in person at 939 Parker Farm Road (Route 112) Buxton, ME 04093.

To apply for this job email your details to apply@gsgravel.com