Delivery Helper

Colonial Materials, Inc.

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$20-23 /h
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Cedar, MN

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

GMS is the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products, and other specialty building materials. Founded in 1971, GMS now operates a network of more than 250 distribution centers nationwide. For more information about GMS, visit or any one of our subsidiary company websites.

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Why should you come work at Tamarack Materials?!

  • EARN $250 quarterly SAFETY BONUS!
  • Home every night
  • Overtime pay after 8 hrs worked daily
  • Annual safety boot reimbursement allowance
  • Advancement opportunities at locations throughout the USA
  • Competitive benefits package including:
    • Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
    • 401k retirement plan
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
    • Access to our discount marketplace!


Tamarack Materials, Inc. Delivery Helpers are responsible for delivering building materials to residential and commercial job sites. Work as a team to carry and load/unload heavy materials providing a world class customer service experience.


  • Compliance of company, state and federal guidelines particularly as it relates to OSHA and DOT for the safety of all personnel
  • Maintain health and safety compliance in accordance with company policy
  • Confirms the accuracy of the order on the truck before leaving the yard
  • Strap down and safely secure all materials loaded on the truck
  • Assist the Driver with monitoring road conditions, traffic, etc. on the ride to and from jobsites
  • Setup the fall zone with cones and caution tape at jobsites
  • Unstrap the materials on the truck at the jobsite
  • Prepare the jobsite by placing drywall carts, basement slides, threshold ramps, etc. in the needed locations
  • Safely unload product and deliver to assigned area as directed by the Delivery Driver while prioritizing personal safety and the safety of those around you
  • Clean up debris and return equipment to the truck after delivery is completed
  • Other duties as assigned


Education/Licensing/Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma preferred

Other Competencies:

  • Ability to self-manage, show initiative and be proactive
  • Communicate professionally with coworkers and customers
  • Ability to read and accurately follow instructions from customers


  • Stamina to continuously lift, carry, and move at least 100 lbs. in order to carry materials
  • Must be able to remain standing 90% of the shift
  • Constantly, moving and unloading materials from commercial motor vehicle onto job site
  • Constantly, positions self to unload and load materials from flatbed or boom
  • Constantly, working in an outside environment in all weather conditions while making deliveries


  • Must be able to manage stress depending on customer’s delivery window of time
  • Must be able to multitask
  • Must be able to receive information and directions
  • Must be able to quickly communicate solutions if problems occur


This job description is subject to change at any time.

Launch your career with a national building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference. We invest in relationships, and every person is important. Our highest priority is serving others. We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational excellence. We believe you can never go wrong doing the right thing.