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Herc Rentals

Truck Driver

Transportation and Logistics

Truck Driver


Louisville, Kentucky, 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, 2024. 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.

Compensation Data


Short Description

The Truck Driver position is responsible for transporting, delivering, and retrieving assorted construction and heavy equipment in a professional, safe, and timely manner. An individual in this position will operate both commercial and non-commercial vehicles.


  • Transport, deliver and retrieve various construction materials and heavy equipment
  • Operate commercial and non-commercial vehicles
  • Perform DOT-required pre and post-trip inspections
  • Properly maintain delivery documents for inspection upon request
  • Secure construction equipment and other equipment utilizing chaining, strapping, and binding under the strict accordance and established procedures of the DOT
  • Maintain open communication with Branch Manager and/or central dispatch regarding delivery schedules, delays, traffic conditions, weather, etc.
  • Active participant in the Herc Rentals Safety culture, always prioritizes the safety of people
  • Follow all company procedures and protocols
  • Build positive relationships with customers
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Professional Experience

Knowledge of commercial driving skills in maneuvering at various speeds in difficult locations, heavy traffic, inclement weather, mountainous terrain or tight loading dock areas

Ability to read and comprehend the standards of operating procedures, owner’s manuals and product/warning labels

Ability to operate large, heavy machinery

Knowledge and understanding of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations

Customer service focused

Must react to changing business needs

Educational Background

H.S. Diploma or equivalent

Conditions of Employment

1 year of verifiable driving experience or a CDL license

Valid Medical Card

Trailer towing or Rollback experience preferred

Hauling experience preferred

Construction equipment operating experience preferred

Be able to perform basic physical tasks such as lifting 50lbs or more, reading, typing and writing

Ability to sit, stand, walk, and maintain balance for extended periods of time

Ability to perform repetitive tasks; stretch, turn, twist, and reach overhead; bend, crouch, squat, kneel, and stoop for extended periods of time

Must be able to work indoors and outdoors when required of the job


Req #: 58424

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.