HERC Rentals OTR Tractor Trailer Driver in Richmond, Virginia
Herc Rentals is a premier full-line equipment-rental company — providing our customers the equipment solutions they need to get their work done safely, confidently and cost effectively, while enabling them to conserve capital for their growth investments.
With over 50 years of equipment-rental expertise, approximately 4,800 employees with approximately 275 company operated locations, principally in North America. Herc Rentals is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation; industrial & manufacturing; oil & gas; government & municipalities; construction, mining, & energy; remediation & restoration; emergency response; facilities; MRO; entertainment; and ground care.
We aspire to be the supplier, employer and investment of choice in our industry, with core values that promote a culture built on integrity, respect, teamwork, and accountability.
The purpose of the Long-Haul Tractor Trailer Driver position is to transport, deliver and retrieve assorted construction and heavy equipment and to support the needs of the North Central Region 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
Transport, deliver and retrieve assorted construction and heavy equipment to branches in the North Central Region.
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 bas
Commercial Drivers License, Class A, with tanker endorsement
Current medical card
Minimum of 2 years of tractor trailer driving experience within the last three years
1 year experience with long hauling or over the road hauling experience
High school diploma and/or GED
Conditions of Employment
Knowledge and understanding for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
Knowledge and understanding of the traffic rules and regulations
Map reading knowledge, basic math, reading and writing
Ability to secure loads safely
Ability to operate large, heavy machinery
Ability to lift 50+ pounds
Customer Service Skills
Basic computer skills with tablets and smart phones
If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career with a growth-oriented company, Herc Rentals is the right place for you! As an industry leader, we offer the opportunity for training, development, and advancement. In addition, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including a generous vacation program. Apply today to be part of a team built for success!