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Concrete Pump Truck Driver

at Cianbro in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

A Concrete Pump Truck Driver is a skilled machine operator working on construction job sites. Duties include controlling the operation of the pump and the output of concrete by directing the boom. They are also responsible for getting the machine to and from the job site and making sure the pump is ready for the next job.

A concrete pump operator must possess great insight into operating concrete pumps. Knowing just where to park the truck and how to place concrete in desired locations is very important. Good communication and listening skills, along with the ability to handle post and pre-trip inspections are prerequisites of working at this position.

Job Responsibilities:
Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections to ensure that concrete pumps are according to DOT regulations (checking brakes and fluid levels etc.)
Fill water tanks before each project and ensure that all valves are properly secured and shut.
Operate the pump in a safe and conscientious manner, set up system, and clean out the pump after the job
Drive concrete pump trucks to and from each project site in a punctual and responsible manner
Evaluate site conditions and work with contractors or supervisors to park/set up the truck properly
Operate boom and concrete pump to place concrete in desired locations, placing special focus on provided instructions
Load and unload concrete pump attachments and ensure that all associated tools are used in a safe manner
Clean concrete pumps at the end of the day to ensure that they remain in good working condition, and to minimize breakdowns and downtimes
Ascertain that all safety and precautionary measures are put into place before, during and after each project
Qualifications/ Requirements:
You must possess a valid commercial driver's license (either Class A or B)
Some experience of operating both standard and complex concrete pumps is important
You will need to be well-versed in the construction business
Good manual dexterity to climb on and around the pump in all weather conditions
Must have the balance and dexterity to maneuver around a construction site, and must enjoy working outdoors in all weather conditions
Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds to overhead position
Must be able to push and pull up to 50 pounds
Cianbro is an employee-owned, tobacco-free, equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate based on marital status, race, color, creed, gender, sex, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, veteran status, union affiliation, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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Job Posting: 818402

Posted On: Sep 16, 2022

Updated On: Oct 12, 2022