HERC Rentals Tractor Trailer Driver in Romulus, Michigan

General Responsibilities:

The key responsibilitiesandaccountabilities 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

We are Hiring for the following locations:

Romulus, MI

Mandatory Requirements:

Educational Background:

  • High school diploma and/or GED

Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 year loading and unloading heavy equipment

  • Minimum of 5 years transporting heavy equipment

  • Strong customer service experience


  • 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


  • Ability to secure loads safely

  • Customer Service skills


  • Team oriented

  • Good communication

  • Sense of urgency

  • Stress management

Job ID 133881

# Positions 1

Location US-MI-Romulus

Category HERC Operations

Division HERC