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Tractor Trailer Driver

Company Name:
Hertz Corporation
Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC) is a highly successful leader specializing in rentals, sales and service of the very best construction and industrial equipment available today. As a fully diversified subsidiary of The Hertz Corporation, we have a staff of approximately 5000 employees and maintain approximately 270 branches in 47 states in the U.S. and Canada.
Since 1965, we have provided rental equipment and
services
for commercial and government applications, including housing, industrial plants and manufacturing, highway/road/bridge construction, military, petrochemical, hazardous waste and material management, railroads, mining, agricultural, as well as other applications. Our branch network stretches from coast to coast, providing customers with convenient access to our equipment when and where they need it.
HERC offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package (including a 401(k) plan with company match and company contributed pension plan), discounts on vehicle rentals and purchases, generous vacation program, and excellent advancement opportunities.
Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC) seeks talented people for a Tractor Trailer Driver
position
at our Dickinson,
north dakota
location. This is an excellent opportunity for motivated self-starters who want to gain valuable industry insight that could lead to possible advancement with a company whose reputation speaks for itself.
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
Educational Background:
High school diploma and/or GED
Professional Experience:
Minimum of 2 year driving experience
Knowledge:
Knowledge and understanding for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (CDL)
Knowledge and understanding of the traffic rules and regulations (NON CDL)
Map reading knowledge, basic math, reading and writing
Must have valid Commercial Drivers License with current medical certificate (for CDL positions) OR valid State Drivers License
Skills:
Ability to secure loads safely
Customer Service skills
Competencies:
Team oriented
Good communication
Sense of urgency
Stress management
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 such as sitting, standing, walking, bending and twisting, climbing, driving, pushing and pulling, speaking, hearing, writing, lifting, seeing, and reading. Knowledge of equipment operation such as
computer
terminal, telephone, portable computer, and calculator is required.
Hertz is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.
EOE/AA M/F/D/V
Date: 2014-03-12
Country: US
State: ND
City: Dickinson
Postal Code: 58601
Category: HERC Operations

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