Distributor Tac Truck Driver

LHC, INC   Kalispell, MT   Full-time     Transportation
Posted on May 29, 2024
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Distributor Tac Truck Driver • Safely drive and operate asphalt distributer truck • Regulate burner to heat liquid and various pumps • Perform daily safety checks of fluid levels on oil, water, fuel and inspections • Adhere to all DOT regulations • Travel to jobs throughout MT • Class A and Tanker Endorsement Required $30-$40/Hour day per diem www.lhcmt.com https://lhcmt.bamboohr.com/careers/71

LHC, Inc. has been shaping the landscape in the Flathead Valley and throughout the state of Montana for over 50 years. We are proud to have helped engineer and develop bridges, overpasses, highway systems and building projects in communities across Montana. LHC considers safety as not only a high priority, but a cornerstone in our values and processes throughout our organization. This commitment is driven by the owners, and embraced by management, staff, and crews. We know our people are our greatest asset and believe in providing the opportunity for on-the-job training and a career only limited by you.

We currently have an opportunity for Distributor Tac Truck Driver to join our highway paving team. We are seeking a hard-working motivated individual who is looking for a long-term career in the construction industry. This position does require travel to our projects throughout Montana.

Key Functions

  • Safely drive and operate asphalt distributer truck equipped with tank to distribute tac on road surfaces
  • Regulate burner to heat liquid and various pumps
  • Monitor flow gauges, tachometer and temperature gauges for consistent distribution
  • Perform daily safety checks of fluid levels on oil, water, fuel and inspections for leaks and damage to machine before operation
  • Maintaining appropriate paperwork and log books
  • Knowledgeable of D.O.T regulations
  • Conducting and documenting Pre-Trips and Post-Trips
  • Observe and report mechanical and safety failures
  • Complies with federal and state traffic laws
  • Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning and washing regularly
  • When not operating the distributor truck other driving duties will be assigned
  • Assist other crew members or complete other duties as assigned by the supervisors


  • Valid Class A CDL Driver’s License is required
  • One (1) Year or more of experience operating an asphalt distributor truck strongly preferred
  • Mechanical Aptitude

Specific Skills

  • Work safely and follow all safety rules and regulations
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and time management skills
  • Positive Attitude and be dependable
  • Team oriented with the ability to work independently when necessary
  • Self- starter
  • Ability to trouble shoot
  • Must be able to work various shifts, days and overtime as needed

Physical Requirements

  • Entering and exiting the truck repeatedly entire shift
  • Capable of lifting up to 50 lbs. and 25 lbs. regularly
  • Push/Pull of up to 50 lbs. minimal of two (2) times a day
  • Move safely, quickly, and perform duties with repetitious movement
  • Sit and/or stand up for long periods of time
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Bend at the waist, kneel, stoop, squat, twist, push and pull
  • Climb ladders/steps
  • Must be able to tolerate all weather elements, loud conditions, and vibrations


  • Hourly rate of pay $30+ based on experience, prevailing wage will apply to all federally funded projects
  • Daily Per Diem when working away from Kalispell, MT
  • Medical Insurance
    • Year 1 – Employer covers 80% of total (family) premiums
    • Years 2 & 3 – Employer covers 90% of total (family) premiums
    • Years 4 or more - Employer covers 100% of total (family) premiums
  • Employer Contribution toward Health Savings Account (HSA) for those who choose a High Deductible Health Plan
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
    • Cost Share 50/50
  • Life Insurance
  • Daily Per Diem when working away from Kalispell, MT
  • 3 Paid holidays per year (Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day)
  • Profit Sharing 401(k) Retirement
  • Bereavement Leave - up to 30 hours paid time off for death of immediate family member as defined
  • Free Employee Assistance Program - 4 free counseling sessions per issue, per person in household

Pre-Employment Requirements

  • Successfully pass FMCSA D.O.T Pre-employment Requirements
  • Successfully pass a Pre-employment Physical

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.


Kalispell , MT