Tractor Trailer Driver-Transport Heavy Equipment

September 8, 2013

The key responsibilities and accountabilities for the incumbent are to:

Transport, deliver and retrieve construction equipment
Operate commercial or non commercial vehicle in a safe and efficient manner
Promote professionalism and excellent customer service attitude
Perform pre and post vehicle inspection
Ensure all delivery documents, are properly maintained during the workday and are available for inspection upon request by management and or state traffic safety officers (for CDL drivers)
Apply knowledge of driving and/or commercial driving skills in maneuvering at various speeds in difficult locations, heavy traffic, inclement weather, mountainous terrain, or tight loading dock areas
Inspect truck for defects and safe operating condition, before, during, and after delivery trips
Secure construction equipment and other equipment, by means of chaining, strapping, and blocking under the strict accordance and established procedures (CDL Drivers)
Maintain open communication with Branch Manager and/or central dispatch for delivery schedules
Observe safety rules and regulations at customer job sites, facilities, as well as other HERC facilities
Provide training assistance for customers by answering general questions regarding the safe operations of vehicles, tools, or machinery when asked by customer
Report to the branch manager or central dispatch any damage to HERC property that is uncoverd by the driver during the process of picking up the equipment from the customer
Report all accident involving driver or company equipment to Branch Manager or Central Dispatch
Promptly report any delays due to breakdowns, weather, traffic conditions, or any other problem relating to timely pickups or delivery of equipment
Maintain flexibility in daily routine, to respond to Branch Managers response to customer demands
Ensure proper paperwork & logs are maintained accurately.

Physical Requirements:
Applicant must possess all auditory, speaking and communicating capabilities necessary to complete the responsibilities detailed above. The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

Preferred Requirements :
Hertz is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.


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