West Chicago, IL

 

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SEMI-TRACTOR / TRAILER DRIVER

Position:

Semi-Tractor / Trailer Driver

Employee Type:

Full – Time

Work Hours:

40+

Industry:

Manufacturing, Construction, Architecture

Location:

2775 Norton Creek Drive; West Chicago, IL

Education:

High School Diploma Required

Experience:

3-5 Years

About Us:

Established in September 1989. Architectural Cast Stone is an innovative leader in the field of architectural precast concrete. ACS offers turnkey services which include design development, value engineering, structural engineering, mold making, fabrication, and installation. Areas of specialty are bridges, streetscapes, and complex buildings. Architectural Cast Stone has earned a preeminent reputation by ensuring the success of projects from concept through reality.

Vision and Mission:

These are enthusiastic times at Architectural Cast Stone. We are focused on the change, evolution, and growth of our company. To help accomplish all that we have planned, we seek experienced, motivated, organized, and focused people. People who adapt to change... people who are empowered and engaged in the development and growth of our company... people who want to make an impact. We succeed by earning the satisfaction of our customers, the respect and trust of those who govern us, support us and do business with us; and the pride of our employees. If that sounds good to you, perhaps you will become one of our indispensable employees helping lead ACS forward.

Position Summary:

Transportation of precast product from manufacturing facility to customer locations within a 200 mile radius. Perform product and vehicle inspection before and after each trip, and unload products from the trailer to the customers specified delivery location. Drivers are required to follow all appropriate safety procedures in transporting cargo and must maintain logs.

  • Drive CDL trucks and trailers to transport materials and equipment to specific route destinations.

  • Check vehicles to ensure mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.

  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that the vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.

  • Collect delivery instructions from appropriate department, verify instructions and routes.

  • Maintain logs of working hours, vehicle service or repair, and all applicable state and federal regulations.

  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to vehicles.

  • Secure cargo for transport, using ropes, blocks, chain, binders, or covers.

  • Obtain receipts or signatures for delivered goods and accurately collect payment for product when required on COD.

  • Provide excellent customer service.

  • Inventory and inspect material goods to be moved to determine quantities and conditions.

  • Must have current DOT Medical Card and be able to pass pre-employment DOT drug screen.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Excellent Driving Record

  • Mechanical Aptitude

  • Customer Service Skills

  • Operation and Control

  • Time Management Skills

  • Good Physical Condition; the ability to stand, sit, kneel, bend, lift, push, pull for periods of time.

  • Must be able to lift, push, and pull 75 pounds with no assistance.

  • Able to work in all types of environments and under difficult conditions; hot, cold, dust, indoors, outdoors.

  • Ability to write, speak, and communicate in English (Required)

  • Demonstrate the ability to operate equipment in a professional and safe manner.

  • Working knowledge of tractor/trailer.

Compensation:

DOE

Benefits:

In addition to good career growth opportunities

  • Health, Dental, & Life Insurance

  • Paid Holidays and Vacation

  • 401k

  • College Tuition Savings

  • Vision Discount

  • Overtime Available