Skip To Content

Careers

Member Job Listings

Concrete Ontario wants to assist Members in bringing attention to career postings or upcoming career fairs within their company. The goal of this page is to facilitate contact between employers and career seekers, career changers, students or anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in concrete.

Ready-Mix Truck Operator

Established principally in Southern Ontario, Canada, St. Marys CBM is the building materials division of St. Marys Cement. We have more than 450 Ready-Mix trucks operating out of 40 plants; located in areas from Hull, Quebec (serving the National Capital Region) in the east, and spread 700 kilometres to Windsor, Ontario in the west, with an emphasis on the most heavily populated areas of the province.

We are currently looking for truck drivers who are interested in a long-term career with a leading organization!

Why work for CBM?

  • Competitive wages
  • Benefits + Pension or RRSP
  • Training for licenced drivers provided!
  • Local work with the ability to be home every night
  • Opportunity for a long-term career, with ample hours

Requirements:

  • Valid DZ or AZ licence + clean drivers abstract (minimum 3 years)
  • Knowledgeable about the Highway Traffic Act
  • Experienced with manual transmission is an asset
  • Flexible scheduling and ability to work overtime hours

Duties:

  • Perform pre-trip inspections and other health and safety procedures
  • Deliver and unload concrete to customer sites
  • Be professional with customers/contractors
  • Operate trucks in a safe and consistent manner
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Information:

  • All offers of employment are conditional upon providing proof of a valid licence and clean drivers abstract.

TO APPLY, please submit a RESUME and DRIVER’s ABSTRACT. Applications without an abstract will be considered incomplete, and will not be considered.

Please apply at [email protected].Canada Building Materials is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified persons. Accommodations throughout the hiring process are available by contacting human resources.

Company: St. Marys CBM Location: Southern Ontario Closing Date: 31/12/2022

Ready Mix Driver – GTA

AD/DZ- READY MIX TRUCK DRIVER – GREATER TORONTO AREA

AZ or DZ Drivers License & manual transmission experience required
Concrete experience not necessary
Home every night
Local Driving within the GTA
Employee assistance program
On-site parking
Wellness program
Recognition program

Company: Innocon Ready Mix Location: GTA Closing Date: 31/12/2022

Sharing Their Stories

“Concrete is a fascinating business because it is a live product. It’s tough but the people here are the best coworkers anyone could ask for. It’s an industry that thrives on teamwork and I think that’s why we love it. I hope to see more women join us in the future because it’s a place to grow and challenge yourself.”

Emma Paulson Emma Portable Operations Manager, Miller Concrete

“I started on September 12, 2012, as a Ready-Mix Driver. In 2014 I became a Plant Operator, in 2016 I joined the Quality Control team as a Technical Services Representative and lastly in 2018 I took on the role of Driver/Production Supervisor for the Waterford, Tillsonburg, Aylmer, and London locations. I enjoy coming to work everyday and being part of an ever growing/changing industry.”

kristinhill2 Kristin Driver/Production Supervisor, Dufferin Concrete a division of CRH Canada

Build Your Life - Become a Concrete Delivery Professional (CDP)

Benefits

Vector
Home Every Night

Ready-mix concrete has a shelf-life of approximately 2 hours, meaning it must be delivered locally. CDPs can expect to be home every night allowing for a crucial work/life balance!

XMLID_1_
Great Pay & Benefits

Full time day shift schedules, health insurance plans, paid vacations, safety bonuses, and retirement plans are some of the benefits offered in the industry. As seniority levels are achieved, the rewards are drastically increased.

Group
Pride in Project Completion

CDPs help to build cities and can feel a proud sense of accomplishment as projects are completed. Being part of a project from beginning to the end is a memorable experience and few are able to say “I helped to build that”.

Frame
More than a Driver

Starting off as a CDP, one will quickly evolve into a product expert. Concrete is a very unique and versatile product and dealing with its many performance characteristics every day will help to mould drivers into technical staff. On-site experience is invaluable for a company and CDPs are at the forefront of ensuring a quality product.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What license is required to drive a ready-mixed concrete truck in the province of Ontario?

    In Ontario an AZ or DZ license is required to operate a ready-mixed concrete truck.

    According to DriveTest from the Ontario Government (https://drivetest.ca/licences/drivers-licences-commercial.html):

    • Class A: Any truck/tractor-trailer or combination of motor vehicle and towed vehicles where the towed vehicles exceed a total gross weight of 4,600 kilograms. Class A license holders may also drive vehicles in Classes D, G, and A with condition (R). A Class A license does not permit you to drive a bus carrying passengers, a motorcycle, or a moped.
    • Class D: Any truck or motor vehicle combination exceeding 11,000 kg, provided the towed vehicle is not over 4,600 kg. Class D license holders may also drive a vehicle in Class G. A Class D license does not permit you to drive a bus carrying passengers, a motorcycle, or a moped.
    • Z Endorsement: A Z air brake endorsement is required on a driver’s license to operate any air-brake-equipped motor vehicle. The Z endorsement can be combined with any of the class A, B, C, D, E, F, or G licenses.
  • What are the minimum requirements to obtain an AZ or DZ license in the province of Ontario?

    According to Drive Test from the Ontario Government (https://drivetest.ca/licences/drivers-licences-commercial.html):

    CLASS REQUIREMENTS

    Class A

    • At least 18 years old.
    • Valid Class G license or higher.
    • Passing mark on the applicable knowledge test.
    • Mandatory entry-level training must be completed and recorded on your driver’s record prior to the road test
    • Ability to meet vision standards.
    • Satisfactory medical examination report.
    • Passing mark on the applicable road test at DriveTest or from an MTO-recognized authority.

    Class D

    • At least 18 years old.
    • Valid Class G license or higher.
    • Passing mark on the applicable knowledge test.
    • Ability to meet vision standards.
    • Satisfactory medical examination report.
    • Passing mark on the applicable road test at DriveTest or from an MTO-recognized authority.

    For information on the commercial knowledge and road tests, please visit https://drivetest.ca/tests/road-tests-commercial-vehicles.html and study the Official MTO Handbook (http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/publications/handbooks.shtml#Driver)

    For information on the medical examination report and other listed requirements, please visit https://drivetest.ca/licences/drivers-licences-commercial.html

  • What is the process for obtaining an AZ or DZ license in the province of Ontario?

    The step-by-step process to obtain your AZ or DZ license is detailed here:

    https://drivetest.ca/licences/drivers-licences-commercial.html

    And scroll down to the section: Process for Obtaining a Commercial Vehicle Driver’s License.

    Of special note – remember the “Z” to be able to drive a ready-mixed concrete truck.

    When you book – you may book your Z endorsement on the same day as your commercial road test by selecting a combination test (i.e., AZ, DZ, etc.).

  • What companies employ drivers?

    The ready-mixed concrete industry is a dynamic vibrant industry in all corners of Ontario.

    In fact, the career of driving a ready-mixed concrete truck gives you a skill set that you could get employment almost anywhere in the province.

    Locations of Concrete Ontario member plants can be easily seen here: https://www.rmcao.org/active-members/

    All of these companies employ drivers. To see who’s hiring, you can look on:

    a. Concrete Ontario’s career board: https://www.rmcao.org/careers/

    b. Individual member company’s websites.

    c. Give the plant a call. Concrete is a growing and dynamic place to work and many companies are looking for the next great CDP addition to their teams.

Training & Development Opportunities

Concrete Ontario offers certification training courses, webinars and educational courses. All courses are led by experts and are tailored to meet the needs of the industry.

Find Your Course Become a Certified Concrete Delivery Professional

Submit a Career

Concrete Ontario members are invited to submit and post industry job opportunities. Get your career in concrete started today.

MM slash DD slash YYYY

© 2021 Concrete Ontario. All Rights Reserved.

Web Design by NVISION