Lafarge Holcim

Ready Mix Driver

Ready Mix Drivers are responsible for the primary day-to-day delivery of Ready Mix Concrete to Job Sites; home owner and industry clients. In this role as a Ready Mix Driver, you will be responsible for customer relationships, giving great service with a Friendly attitude to ensure customers receive a high-level delivery and Product from Lafarge. This is a customer-facing role that requires a service-oriented mindset and a highly professional approach.

This role will be based in the Drumheller or Oyen area until the project is complete. Accommodations and Live Out Allowance will be paid for by Lafarge for any Ready Mix Drivers that reside outside of the Drumheller or Oyen areas.

As a Ready Mix Driver, you will:

  • Adhere to all Lafarge safety and Environmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintain equipment by doing daily Pre and Post trip inspections, having a good sense of accountability to keep equipment clean inside and out.
  • Build and maintain relationships of trust with customers in assigned geography. Own the satisfaction of these customers at all times.
  • Responsible for consistent and reliable customer service through delivery. Maintain a delivery service that is a positive, hassle-free experience for Lafarge’s customers.
  • Able to navigate around the City of Edmonton and surrounding areas, to maintain on-time deliveries.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with Logistics, and Operations teams as well as fellow operators.
  • Have a flexible schedule. This position may require an individual to work different shifts as well be available weekends.
  • Understand traffic rules and regulations in a commercial vehicle and be courteous on the road.
  • Able to perform operation on electronic devices (Tablets, GPS, etc…)
  • Open minded and a quick learner
  • Lafarge Ready Mix Training Program provided.
  • Be able to lift >50lbs.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • A minimum of 1 year of related experience. Preference given to those with construction and heavy equipment experience.
  • Understanding of building materials industry, including product knowledge, an asset.
  • Needs to have a Class 3Q (Air Brakes) or Class 1Q – Drivers abstract REQUIRED

Job-Specific Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform tasks on Electronic devices such as Tablets
  • Relationship-building (External customers and internal Lafarge personnel)
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong sense of teamwork

As part of our dedicated focus on the health and safety of all employees, a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol testing and a criminal record check, may be required.

Lafarge Canada is committed to providing a safe environment for employees, customers, contractors and vendors. As such, in keeping with the requirements of our industry associations, partners, and clients across Canada, Lafarge Canada has implemented a COVID-19 vaccination policy intended to reduce the spread of COVID-19. As of October 1st, 2021, all new employees joining Lafarge Canada, subject to any requirement to accommodate pursuant to applicable human rights legislation, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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