OMG Midwest, Inc. Pilot Car Driver - Part Time in ANKENY, Iowa

Job ID: 114868Oldcastle Materials, Inc., a division of Oldcastle, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and construction and paving services in the United States. Our operations span the nation from Montana to Texas and from Washington to Florida, with17,500 employees at more than 1,200 locations in 44 states.Position DescriptionPosition Title:Pilot Car Driver Part TimePipeline Level:SelfReports To:Driver SupervisorFLSA Status:Non-ExemptDirect Reports:NoneDepartment/Division:Oldcastle Materials Group/Central DivisionPosition OverviewThe Pilot Car Driver is responsible for mapping out the safest route, driving a car with emergency lights flashing, and keeping several car lengths between the vehicle and the truck. Work will be performed per the supervisors instruction, free from direct supervision except for more complicated jobs.Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)Operates vehicle in safe and professional manner on public highways, roads, and other various job sites.Performs daily pre/post trip inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with DOT guidelines.Checks fluid levels, tires, lights, and other controls for safe operation.Keeps accurate log of deliveries and completes required paperwork for billing.Escort oversize loads to their destination in order to improve and maintain safety.Monitor various gauges during operation of vehicle.Maintain daily vehicle mileage logs.Perform minor servicing and maintenance of equipment; refer major problems to the supervisor.Properly follow all company policies and procedures for safe working procedures and environment. Report any problems to the Foreman, Superintendent, Safety Manager, or Human Resources Manager.Obey applicable laws and follow dispatch instructions.Must keep vehicle in a clean and orderly condition.Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.Other duties as assigned.QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.Education/ExperienceMinimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.Three to five years experience in oversize loads and trucking preferred.Must maintain a CDL A license.Work RequirementsMust be 18 years in age or older.Must pass DOT physical, drug screen and criminal background check.MVR must meet company and DOT standards.Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.Must maintain current drivers license that meets state requirements, i.e., CDL, Class A and/or B Driver with possible hazmat and tanker endorsements.Willing to train employees who may not have driving experience must currently maintain a CDL A or CDL B license.Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.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.Knowledge/Skill RequirementsThorough operational knowledge and skills of trucks and related equipment to be operated.Ability to operate equipment safely and efficiently under a variety of working conditions.Ability to read, write and do basic mathematical calculations in order to keep time and material records, and read blueprints or other project documents.Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as being able to work independently with attention to detail.Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instruc