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Tractor Trailer Driver

Date: Jul 29, 2022

Location: Auburn, Washington, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

 

Req #: 48834

Founded in 1965, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America with trailing twelve month total revenues of nearly $2.34 billion as of June 30, 2022. Herc Rentals’ parent company, known as Herc Holdings Inc., listed on the New York Stock Exchange on July 1, 2016, under the symbol “HRI.” Herc Rentals serves customers through approximately 335 locations and has approximately 6,100 employees in North America.

 

We serve a diverse group of customers in a wide array of industries. We support professional con-tractors in construction and remediation. Our industrial customers include large industrial plants, refineries and petrochemical operations, automotive and aerospace manufacturers. We support government and infrastructure projects at the municipal, state and federal level. And, we continue to expand our services for customers in commercial and retail, healthcare, hospitality, recreation, and entertainment and special events.

Short Description

The purpose of the Tractor Trailer Driver position is to transport, deliver and retrieve assorted construction and heavy equipment and to support the needs of the branch in a professional, safe and timely manner. An individual in this position will operate both commercial and non-commercial vehicles in a safe and efficient manner. He/she performs at a high standard of quality level within the branch and outside of the branch. He/she has mastered the operating standards of the facility, the region and corporation.

Responsibilities

  • Transport, deliver and retrieve assorted construction and heavy equipment
  • Operate commercial or non-commercial vehicles in a safe, efficient and professional manner
  • Promote professionalism and excellent customer service attitude
  • Perform vehicle inspections before and after pickups and deliveries
  • 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
  • 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
  • Secure construction equipment and other equipment by means of chaining, strapping, and blocking under the strict accordance and established procedures of the DOT policies
  • Maintain open communication with Branch Manager and/or central dispatch for delivery schedules
  • Observe safety rules and regulations at customer job sites, facilities and other Herc Rentals related 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 dispatcher of any damage to Herc Rentals property that is uncovered by the driver during the process of picking up the equipment from the customer
  • Report any and all accidents involving the driver or equipment to Branch Manager or Central Dispatch
  • Promptly report any delays due to breakdowns, weather, traffic conditions, or any other problems relating to timely pickups or delivery of equipment
  • Maintain flexibility in daily routine in order to respond to Management’s responses to the customer demands
  • Ensure proper paperwork & logs are maintained accurately on a daily basis

Requirements

  • Driver

Professional Experience

Educational Background

High School Diploma/GED

Conditions of Employment

Minimum of 2 years of tractor trailer driving experience within the last three years
Commercial Driver’s License, Class A, with tanker endorsement
Current medical card
Hazmat endorsement must be obtained within 120 days of employment. Assistance will be provided.

Skills

  • Ability to safely lift up to 50 LBs
  • Ability to operate large, heavy machinery
  • Ability to secure loads safely
  • Customer service skills

 

Our long-term strategy underscores the understanding that our success depends on the dedication and capability of our team members. We are focused on attracting, retaining and empowering talented and dedicated people to build the best team in the equipment rental industry. We also seek to build a team that reflects the variety of people, cultures and communities we interact with every day and to create an inclusive, productive environment in which all team members feel valued and respected.

 

Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays. 

 

Herc does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.


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