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Driver Lead - Harrisburg

Company: CRH
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job ID: 295840

Pennsy Supply is a CRH company. CRH is the leading vertically integrated supplier of asphalt, aggregates, cement, ready-mix concrete, and paving and construction services in North America. Our 24,100 employees at 1,300 operating locations provide our customers with top-quality, innovative products and services.

Position Overview

The Driver lead supports our internal driver team. They foster a culture of safety and engagement. Continuously create value through collaborative efforts in safety, bridging knowledge gaps, and equipment uptime. Continuously create value through supporting and mentoring a team of drivers. Collaborates in identifying knowledge gaps within the delivery professional group.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Necessitates and adheres to policies pertaining to PPE and always wears the appropriate safety equipment. The lead driver corrects any driver who is not adhering to company PPE policies. The lead driver will escalate any PPE infractions through the proper channels of management.

  • Performs required daily vehicle inspections to prevent mechanical problems that could result in a safety incident. The lead driver will guide other drivers to perform proper pre and post trips and will assist when necessary.

  • Operates his or her vehicle in an exemplary fashion, utilizing principals of the Smith Driving system. Lead Driver will observe basic principles of road courtesy and never violate state or federal DOT guidelines.

  • Alert at all job sites always following job site instructions and being watchful of potential hazards. The lead driver will notify management and other drivers of any imminent hazards. The lead driver will perform all JSA functions and will guide other drivers on JSA processes.

  • Assist with coaching and follow up with drivers on completion of JSA's

  • Conduct Toolbox Talks

  • Operates their vehicle in an exemplary way, utilizing principals of the Smith driving system

  • Perform ride-along with other Delivery Professional following all safety protocols related to COVID.

  • Assist in the training process for new and existing drivers.

  • Assist in driver evaluations. Identify learning gaps or coaching opportunities for other drivers. Participate in Safety Bucks and driver recognition program.

  • Maintain constant regular communication with the Driver Foreperson.

  • Communicate jobsite constraints that may impact product acceptance or placement.

  • Driver emphasizes driver productivity by assisting in constraint identification, while working with Delivery Professionals to safely arrive on each jobsite in timely fashion.

  • Ensures that his group adheres to the allotted time standards for start-up and shutdown time. Each day, the Lead Driver strives for efficiency while prioritizing safety and quality. The Lead Driver is part of the company team, submitting ideas to improve efficiency to management.

  • Work closely with dispatch, shop, and driver supervisor to maximize delivery efficiency

  • Presents a professional appearance, dressed in accordance with the company's policy and is in good mental and physical condition. The lead driver will correct and advice accordingly if other drivers are not adhering to the policy.

  • Ensure trucks at specified/ delegated facilities are also compliant and up to standards of cleanliness. Promotes image of excellence.

  • Anticipate and fulfill all customer needs that do not infringe upon principles of safety or integrity. The attitude is cheerful and pleasant, with a sense of urgency.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • High school diploma

  • 3-5 years of driving (Class B or A) in an aggregate delivery industry

  • Fundamental knowledge of aggregate and ready-mix commodities

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Understanding of aggregate commodities

  • Ability to work effectively with others

  • Strong ethical standards

  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written

  • Ability to coach and mentor a driver team

General Requirements

  • Mobility to attend various meetings and events at offsite locations

  • Hours are extended throughout the year to include nights and weekends when necessary

  • Travel may be required

  • Cross training within and assisting multiple departments when necessary

About Pennsy Supply

Pennsy Supply operated in Pennsylvania as a family run business producing asphalt and aggregates as well as providing construction services until joining the CRH family in 1993. With being a part of the CRH family they are now a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form CRH. CRH is the number one asphalt producer, the third-largest aggregates producer, and one of the top 5 ready mixed concrete producers in the Unites States.

EOE / M / F / Vet / Disability

What CRH Americas Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

Pennsy Supply is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.

Date Posted: May 20, 2021

Keywords: CRH, Harrisburg , Driver Lead - Harrisburg, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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