Driver Ready Mix Trainer

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Date: Jun 2, 2024

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US, 37416

Company: CEMEX

Company Overview

Founded in 1906, over the last 110+ years' CEMEX has grown into a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.  Here at CEMEX we offer our employees competitive wages, career growth, excellent benefits including health, dental & vision plans, vacation or paid time off,  employee assistance program and retirement plan options, along with over a century of stability to build your next career on! To learn more about our company culture and why you should join us, visit us at For direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities, visit us at

Job Summary

  • Responsible for the basic instruction of safety, operation, defensive driving, and other duties related to the Ready Mix Transportation for newly hired and existing drivers

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain current State Class A or B license with Tank Endorsements (if required)
  • Conduct safe driving and safe working methods and procedures training programs as specifically required by CEMEX Driving Essentials.
  • Provide daily assessment of assigned trainees to ensure proper and consistent performance of duties
  • Ride with drivers and provide coaching on desirable safety behaviors.
  • Evaluate trainees daily, make formal evaluations on a regular schedule by utilizing appropriate academic and skills tests
    • Maintain accurate trainee attendance records
    • Maintain accurate trainee progress records and evaluation forms
    • Discuss evaluation with Core Driver Trainers and affected line managers
  • Ensure effective driver indoctrination. Coordinate and plan for daily instruction with Core Driver Trainers and Dispatch, insuring proper utilization of equipment and prospective trainees
  • Present instruction in a professional, timely and accurate manner consistent with CEMEX Truck Driver Training policies and programs.
  • Be prepared to instruct and monitor trainee actions in all phases of training and insure trainees’ compliance with program policy
  • Serve as a “Role Model” to all drivers as to dress code, conduct and positive attitude
  • Maintain zero disciplinary actions while a Driver Trainer


  • Must possess a Class A or B CDL with Tank Endorsements (if required) for the hiring State
  • Smith System Certified
  • Three years Ready Mix, or 5 years tractor-trailer over-the-road driving experience
  • Knowledge of current state and federal regulations relating to the trucking industry
  • Positive instructional experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Good Communicator
    • Active Listener
    • Speak and teach with passion
    • Be good with descriptions, metaphors and general communication skills
  • Ability to counsel and instruct drivers in a professional manner
  • Proficient in skills required to safely operate ready mix trucks, tractor-trailer (Aggregate Transport) and other diesel-powered Class A & B commercial vehicles
  • Ability to prioritize workload and maintain organized records
  • Mature, discreet, and responsible          
  • Work well under pressure and take initiative
  • Ability to meet and confer with individuals and groups concerning a variety of subjects including confidential matters.
  • Ability to read and comprehend varied and extensive written documents, regulations and DOT and Safety reference material. 
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations DOT related to Ready Mix, Aggregates and Construction Materials Transportation.
  • Knowledge of effective teaching concepts
  • Have a consistent history of demonstrated superior truck cleanliness
  • Bilingual, English and Spanish (Preferred

Working Conditions

  • Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise, and working outdoors.
  • Must wear protective equipment while at the location 

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Heavy Work-Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds or force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment  
  • Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to, pushing, turning, and/or pulling of controls
  • Must pass DOT physical to include back x-ray, hearing test and drug/alcohol screen

Legal Notices

CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by under federal, state or local law in the programs or activities which it operates.


CEMEX will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.


CEMEX is an E-Verify participating employer.


Arizona Smoke-Free Act.  CEMEX complies with the State of Arizona’s Smoke-Free Act (Arizona Revised Statutes § 36-601.01). Smoking and/or the use of tobacco or related products is prohibited in and on CEMEX property as well as any building and/or vehicle owned or leased by CEMEX.


CEMEX offers both competitive pay and benefits. Benefits applicable to this position may include, but are not limited to, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Paid Time Off, and Holiday Pay, as well as a comprehensive wellness program to help keep employees and their families healthy and well. You can learn more about CEMEX Benefits by visiting the CEMEX USA Benefits and Well-Being page. (

EEO Statement - En Español

CEMEX es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acción afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientación sexual, infomación genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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