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Herc Rentals

Class A Driver - Home Every Night

Transportation and Logistics

Driver

No

Gilroy, California, United States

Founded in 1965, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America with trailing twelve month total revenues of nearly $3.3 billion as of March 31, 2023. 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 412 locations and has approximately 7,600 employees in North America.

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

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

Compensation Data

$28 - $32hr.

Req #: 59631

Please be advised that the actual salary offered for any position is subject to the company's sole discretion and may be influenced by various factors, including but not limited to the candidate's qualifications, experience, location, and overall fit for the role.

Herc Rentals values its employees and provides excellent compensation and benefits packages which are not limited to the following.

Keeping you healthy

Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

Life and disability insurance

Flex spending and health savings accounts

Virtual Health Visits

24 Hour Nurse Line

Healthy Pregnancy Program

Tobacco Cessation Program

Weight Loss Program

Building Your Financial Future

401(k) plan with company match

Employee Stock Purchase Program

Life & Work Harmony

Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacations, Sick Days)

Paid parental leave.

Military leave & support for those in the National Guard and Reserves

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Adoption Assistance Reimbursement Program

Tuition Reimbursement Program

Auto & Home Insurance Discounts

Protecting You & Your Family

Company Paid Life Insurance

Supplemental Life Insurance

Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Company Paid Disability Insurance

Supplemental Disability Insurance

Group Legal Plan

Critical Illness Insurance

Accident Insurance

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.