Truck Driver in Houston, Texas
General Responsibilities: 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 • Essential Requirements: Educational Background: • High school diploma and/or GED Professional Experience: • Minimum of 1 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 Driver’s License with current medical certificate (for CDL positions) OR valid State Driver’s 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. EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Vets **To apply online, go to at https://....com Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster. Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers
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