VETERANS: Quarry Dump Truck Driver

Syracuse. NY [NJ]
Syracuse, New York

Last Day to Apply: April 25, 2023

Quarry Dump Truck Driver

Barrett Paving Materials Inc. is one of the companies that operates within Barrett Industries Corporation, the Colas USA subsidiary that operates primarily in Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. Barrett Paving is a leader in heavy civil construction with a vertically integrated value chain which includes aggregate production, hot mix asphalt plants, asphalt paving services, and a wide range of road construction work. We engage in heavy civil and commercial construction projects in counties throughout Upstate NY, specializing in airport and highway work. The mission of Barrett Paving has been to strengthen and grow by empowering our people, fostering innovation, and utilizing new technology.  

Throughout Colas USA, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain.

Barrett Paving, and the rest of the Colas USA Family of Companies, is part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance.

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a Driver for our Jamesville NY location. This position will involve driving only within the constraints of the Quarry, it does not involve any over the road driving.

Main Responsibilities

  • Operate truck equipped with a dump body to transport and dump loose material such as sand, gravel, crushed rock and bituminous paving materials
  • Conduct pre-trip inspection checklist on equipment such as tires, lights, brakes, fuel, oil and water.
  • Handle paperwork concerning load tickets.
  • Carry out detailed instructions, but also must be able to use good judgement in decision making and be able to work without direct supervision. 
  • Must be able to oil, grease and fuel truck.
  • Operate the vehicle safely in traffic situations and follow the policies and procedures of the company. 
  • Must comply with the company's drug and alcohol testing requirements.
  • Overtime as required.


  • Must comply with all DOT regulations
  • Good work ethic, professional and positive attitude
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Abiltiy to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization. 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or dialogue form.   Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. 


  • Minimum 1 year in DOT driving position and or training or equivalent of education and experience
  • Class B CDL with medical card

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to climb onto and up and down a vehicle several times a day
  • Must be able to sit in a vehicle and operate it for several hours without stopping
  • Must withstand vibration from truck, road, as well as noise from the truck engine, other equipment and other traffic
  • Must be able to use arms, hands and feet in repetitive motions
  • Must be able to perform manual duties, such as sweeping/shoveling debris and rocks out of the truck bed, handle tailgate chains, binders and binding chains.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.


Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to:

  • to meet the requirements of the role in which you are applying
  • complete any part of the application process
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