Dump Truck Driver Trainee

Fayetteville, NC posted on January 17

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This job posting is an Evergreen position which is designed to accept applications in anticipation of upcoming project needs.   By submitting your application, we will be able to review your qualifications and consider you for FUTURE openings working on an Asphalt Paving Laydown Crew that are not open at this time with Barnhill Contracting Company.  Once a position becomes available that matches your qualifications and area of interest, you will be contacted.   Types of positions include but not limited to: Luteman, Screed/Jack, Paver Operator, or Roller Operator. 

Company Overview:

Barnhill Contracting Company’s success is built on the values, principles and vision of the man – Robert E. Barnhill, Sr. – whose name we proudly bear.  Robert Barnhill built this company on a foundational belief that there is power in people. He was a motivator. A hard worker. A leader of leaders. His passion for people and his firm belief in the Golden Rule – treating others as you want to be treated – still drive us today. We are firm, flexible and honest. We do the right thing, every single time. We empower our leaders in the field to be decision makers. We are easy to work with – a core philosophy that is both intentional and deliberate. One that requires discipline. Grit. All of these qualities, along with our founder’s vision, have helped grow Barnhill Contracting Company into one of the Southeast’s leading contractors.

Our success is built from the dedicated service of each and every one of our employees. Construction is hard work – long hours and immense pressure to meet critical deadlines – and we are proud to employ the most talented group of people in the industry. When you join the Barnhill team, you become part of the Barnhill Family.

Job Description: 

This trainee program provides individuals with the required education and training to become Dump Truck Drivers for Barnhill Contracting Company.  Employees will participate in a rigorous training plan qualifying them to acquire a North Carolina Commercial Driver’s License Class B and become a full-time Dump Truck Driver.  (Reference: Barnhill Contracting Company Dump Truck Driver Job Description)

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Participate and successfully complete Barnhill Training Program.  Upon successful completion must be able to:

  • Operate a dump truck.
  • Must be able to perform pre-trip and post-trip inspection on truck.
  • Transport and deliver construction materials to projects in a timely manner.
  • Obtain a North Carolina Commercial Driver’s License B and meet the qualifications for Dump Truck Driver.
  • May perform other duties or operate other types of trucks.
  • Must have adequate reading and writing skills because some paper work is required.

Minimum Qualifications & Training: 

  • Willingness to become a full-time Barnhill employee after training
  • CDL Permit or CDL Class B with less than 1 year experience
  • Ability to obtain and hold a Valid Medical Card at employee’s expense
  • Ability to obtain and hold a valid North Carolina Class B CDL
  • Must be at least 19 years old
  • Ability to pass background check, drug screen, and pre-employment physical
  • Ability to satisfactorily complete training program provided by Barnhill Contracting
  • Ability to abide by precise instructions.
  • Ability to abide by strict but necessary safety rules and polices
  • Must be a reliable and trust worthy individual that will be a team player.
  • Must maintain a good attendance and safety record.

Tasks Essential to Job Functions: 

  • Standing and walking required.  Able to drive for long periods and ability to stay alert and drive defensively.  Ability to climb steps to perform task on the truck.
  • Ability to work long periods of time in elevated temperatures due to weather and materials.
  • Ability to operate equipment at recommended speeds and peaks of operation.
  • Must be productive during each shift and be willing to meet the goals that are set.
  • Visual activity - ability to work safely in traffic and to know surroundings while driving, backing and maneuvering in sometimes congested areas.

What We Offer:

  • Choice of Health Insurance options (BCBSNC)
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k)
  • Profit Sharing
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Program
  • Corporate Chaplains of America