CDL Driver - Crane Operator

Carol Stream , IL, US

Joining Beacon Building Products as a CDL Driver – Crane Operator means becoming part of a values-driven organization. Our core principles guide everything we do: putting people first, prioritizing safety, doing what's right, taking pride in our work, continuously improving, and making significant strides towards a more sustainable future. 


Be a part of BUILDing a better tomorrow with Beacon, a leading Fortune 500 distributor of roofing materials and complementary building products in the United States and Canada. At Beacon, you'll be part of a company committed to making a difference. 


What you will earn: 

  • Competitive Pay: We make sure that your hard work is recognized.   

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits: Experience the peace of mind that comes with our comprehensive benefits package designed to prioritize your well-being.  

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP): Bolster your financial growth. Invest in your future and become a stakeholder by purchasing company shares at a 15% discount twice annually.  

  • 401(k) Match: Ensure a secure future with fair matching of your retirement contributions.  

  • Paid Leave: Recharge and find work-life balance, flexible parental leave for quality family time, generous sick leave, and enjoy paid time off, company holidays, and floating holidays to unwind and pursue personal interests.   

  • $150 Annual Safety Shoe Allowance 

  • Paid Training and Advancement Opportunities: Open doors to exciting possibilities by engaging in our dynamic learning programs, which include the opportunity to earn valuable certifications.   


What you will do: 

  • Touch freight – may need to lift, push, or move product weighing 75+ pounds 

  • Pre-inspect truck, load materials, and verify accuracy of load 

  • Set up job parameters and inspect site to ensure a safe environment to unload  

  • Unload truck at site – involves setting up barriers, occasional lifting of heavy shingles and use of truck mounted crane 

  • Demonstrate a daily commitment to safety and adhere diligently to all safety protocols, while always wearing appropriate PPE 

  • Maintain regular communication with dispatcher to ensure timely delivery of the product  

  • Report any potential hazards to branch management 


 What you will bring: 

  • Must be at least 21 years of age 

  • NCCCO & Crane Institute Certification 

  • Valid Class A/B CDL license in good standing with 12 months of verifiable commercial driving experience 

  • Experience operating a knuckle boom crane truck or similar equipment 

  • Preferred experience driving a manual transmission truck and operating heavy equipment for unloading 

  • In-depth knowledge of crane operations, rigging techniques, and relevant safety regulations 

  • Comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions 

  • Ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment 

“Our goal at Beacon is to cultivate an environment where all ideas are welcomed, and all our people feel empowered.”

Nearest Major Market: Chicago