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Verified Pay $21.00 per hour
Hours Full-time
Location Hickory, North Carolina

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Argos USA Concrete Ready Mix is hiring a CDL A or CDL B Local Ready Mix Concrete Truck Driver in Hickory, NC. The driver will deliver loads to customers in the Hickory area to help them build a variety of projects from residential homes to major commercial infrastructures. This is a non-union position. Drivers must live within 30 miles of Hickory, NC. Argos USA is the industry leader in Ready Mix Concrete. With all that's going on in the world, family is everything! Join our team today and enjoy daily home time to be with your family!


  • Starting rate: $21.00/ hour, increased to $22.00 / hour after 6 months of employment.
  • Bonuses:
    • Driver Referral Bonus: $1,000 ($500.00 paid after 30 days, $500.00 after 6 months)
    • Retention Bonus: $1,500 ($250.00 after 30 days, 60 days, 6 months and $750 after 1 year)
    • Annual Performance-Based Merit Increase
  • Paid via direct deposit weekly or pay card

Benefits & Perks

  • Great company benefits starting on 1st Day:
    • Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 10 Paid Company Holidays
  • Paid Vacation: Accrues 4 hours per month after 60 days
    • 2 weeks the following year
  • 401k with company Match after 60 days
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance 100% covered by company
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) and uniforms provided
  • Prescription Safety Glasses
  • Program for Steel Toe Boots
  • 2x base salary company-paid life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment Insurance
  • Healthcare savings account (HSA)
  • Paid orientation, including travel expenses if needed
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness Programs
  • Cell phone discount

Home Time, Route, & Schedule

  • Home Time: Home daily, no overnight travel!
  • Schedule: Varied schedule; must be willing to work flexible times in accordance with DOT guidelines 12 - 14 hour shifts; Overtime and weekends required
    • 5 days/week Monday-Friday, rotating Saturday schedule, occasional Sunday
  • Level of Touch: No touch, however there are physical demand requirements
  • Route: Local, around Denver/Hickory area
  • Slip seating


  • Truck Models: Oshkosh, Terex, Mack
  • Automatic transmission
  • Event triggered cameras in trucks


  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have a valid CDL A or CDL B license
  • Must have 6 months of verifiable driving experience 
  • Must have a clean MVR and no DUIs within the last 3 years
  • No suspensions in the last 30 days
  • No substance abuse violations in the last 3 years
  • Must not be restricted from driving at night
  • Must be able to:
    • Lift extension chutes and other items weighing between 25 and 45 pounds, at least 30 percent of the time.
    • Work irregular hours depending on customer demands (may average 12 – 14 hour a day, with 1 day at 16 hours, during our busy season).
    • Demonstrate the ability to climb up and down ladder/stairs using three points of contact.
    • Complete required paperwork for the position.
  • Must be registered with the FMCSA’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.
  • Must be able to successfully pass Department of Transportation (DOT) pre-employment drug test, DOT physical, MVR and national background screen, Agility Test
  • Must live within 30 miles of Hickory, NC

Argos USA Concrete Ready Mix is an equal opportunity employer

Argos is one of the largest cement and ready-mix producers in the United States and a global sustainability leader in the heavy construction materials industry. The company has built a vertically integrated network in the US that expands across the East and Gulf Coast regions.

Since 2005, when it began operations in the United States, the company has built a successful track record of offering innovative products, unparalleled expertise, and exceptional customer service that has made the company an integral partner to its customers. Through a combination of expertise and dedication, Argos has participated in some of the most significant and well-recognized projects in its areas of operations and is a respected leader in the production of specialty construction industry materials like color masonry cement, mortars, and specialty concrete mixes.

Today, the company value chain includes a network of over two thousand dedicated employees, four cement plants, two grinding mills, eight ports, ten inland terminals, over 140 ready mix plants, and a diverse portfolio of cement and concrete based products. 

Argos has a strong commitment to sustainability, which combines its core identity of research and development with proprietary technology, aiming to find better solutions to tomorrow’s challenges. The company is incredibly proud of its safety advocacy, environmental stewardship, and continued efforts to build a better future for people and places

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Posting ID: 915774167 Posted: 2024-05-14 Job Title: Class A Cdl Truck Driver