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Driver – Lowboy

Company: Miles Sand & Gravel Company
Location: Pacific, WA
Position Type: Full Time, Monday - Friday
Hours:
Application Closing Date: August 31, 2022 or until filled
Compensation: DOE

Job Description:

The Miles Group of Companies is looking for a Lowboy Driver.  The Driver in this position will deliver Miles equipment and machinery between intercompany locations as well as to/from Miles locations to/from vendors and suppliers.

 

The ideal candidate should be capable of the following essential tasks;

  • Safely and efficiently drive and operate well maintained lowboy and other trucks.
  • Delivering equipment to plants, pits, shops, and job sites in a safe, accurate and timely manner.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe truck, trailers, and equipment.
  • Perform daily inspections of truck, trailers, and equipment.
  • Confirming cargo is safely and properly loaded and secured, axle weights are correct, and not overloaded.
  • Follow all State and Federal regulations.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate and required documentation.
  • Maintain a safe working environment while observing and abiding by all safety laws, policies and regulations including, but not limited to, those from the Miles Companies, MSHA, OSHA and DOT.
  • Proficient with e-logs and/or log books, record keeping, permitting, state laws, and working with pilot vehicles.

Job Skills and Requirements:

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and attributes;
• Flexible as overtime may be required.
• Interstate capable as driving across state lines may be required to pick up new equipment.
• Clean, insurable driving record.
• Be able to listen, follow directions, and communicate with dispatcher, co-workers, and customers in a diplomatic and professional manner.
• General knowledge of Puget Sound area a plus (King, Pierce, Thurston, Lewis, Mason, Kitsap, Snohomish, Skagit, Island and Whatcom Counties).
• Able to handle working in adverse weather conditions.
• Drug free.
• A self-starter who will 1) maintain a positive attitude, 2) work as a member of a team and the ability to promote the benefits of working together as a team, 3) work independently, diligently and responsibly with minimal supervision, 4) manage time wisely, 5) multi-task, prioritize and sustain focus, 6) meet a deadline, and 7) be held accountable.
• Represent the company in a professional and ethical manner.

Required Education and/or Experience;
• Minimum education required is a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.
• Two years of heavy-haul and/or lowboy experience preferred.
• Must have and maintain a valid Washington State driver’s license Class A with air brakes and maintain a current medical certificate. Double and triple trailer endorsement preferred.

The Miles Group of Companies includes Miles Sand & Gravel Company and Miles Resources, LLC Miles Sand & Gravel is a 4th generation, family owned producer of aggregates and ready-mix concrete for the construction industry. Miles Resources, LLC is a general contractor specializing in civil construction and asphalt paving. Our corporate office is located in Puyallup, WA with facilities in western Washington – from the Canadian border to Tenino. We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug free Company. We have an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, paid time off and retirement plan. Please type “Lowboy Driver” in the subject line of email replies.

Email/Fax resumes to:

Miles Sand & Gravel Company
hr@miles.rocks
Fax – 253.444.0744