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District Driver, Calgary

Date: Sep 14, 2022

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 50979

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 Prairie District is looking for a District Driver that will be based out of Calgary.  The successful candidate will be able to transport, deliver and retrieve assorted construction equipment in a professional, safe, and timely manner. The working hours are Monday to Friday.  

Responsibilities

  • Transport, deliver and retrieve assorted construction and heavy equipment between branches located within the district. The district consists of Red Deer, Calgary, High River, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg.
  • 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
  • Report 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 delays and all accidents involving the driver or equipment to management
  • 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

  • MUST have experience hauling Aerial equipment
  • Ability to load and offload heavy equipment
  • Experience using electronic logs
  • Observe safety rules and regulations at customer job sites, facilities and other Herc Rentals related facilities

Educational Background

High School diploma with experience in the heavy equipment industry

Conditions of Employment

  • Valid Class 1 license with clean driving record
  • Some over night travel of 4-5 days a month.
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week including overtime

 

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 Rentals is an equal opportunity employer


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