STATUS: Full Time
POSITION: Class A CDL Delivery Driver
EXP. REQUIRED: Yes
TRAINING PROVIDED: Yes
ZIP CODE: 37203
Truck Driver Class A:
The primary career function of the Class A Truck Driver is to deliver and unload Construction/Agricultural equipment and supplies to and from the customer jobsite, store locations, dealer transfers, and other as applicable.
Deliver and recover equipment at the customer site, which may include; but is not limited to:
Loading, unloading, and securing the equipment.
Local or long-distance hauling of equipment and supplies.
Perform basic troubleshooting involving malfunctioning equipment at jobsite and make minor repairs.
Perform daily commercial vehicle inspection with completion of necessary repairs to vehicle to ensure operational safety.
Learn and demonstrate Customer Service Standards for delivery service.
Accurately obtain require signatures on rental contracts, pick up and exchange forms.
Demonstration of proper and safe equipment usage to customer at point of delivery.
Perform other duties assigned by the manager or authorized personnel.
Complete inspection reports for out-going and returned equipment; completing log book and trip sheets meeting all D.O.T. and company record keeping requirements with all Company Policy and Procedures.
Definition of Class A Vehicle
Any combination of vehicles with a gross combination weight rating (GCWR) of 11,794 kilograms or more (26,001 pounds or more) provided the GVWR of the vehicle(s) being towed is in excel of 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds.)
Education and Requirements:
Education High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent preferred.
Must be able to read, write, and communicate effectively.
Understands the tie-down points of required equipment.
Valid Driver’s license with Class A CDL certification, DOT Physical Examination (Medical Card).
Must be 21 years of age.
Working knowledge and understanding of Motor Carrier Safety Regulations / DOT Guidelines.
Knowledge of local major and minor roadways and the ability to effectively use maps and directions for efficient delivery routing.
Possess knowledge of and/or previous experience in driving delivery trucks, towing tandem axle utility trailers, and towable construction equipment, operating safely within high traffic or congested city zones and in small rural areas.
Prior training and/or experience with similar Construction/Agricultural equipment a must.
Must be capable of calculating mileage distances using road maps.
Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Experience in the transportation and operation of construction, agricultural and/or aerial equipment preferred.
Possess a current driver’s license, DOT Physical Examination (Medical Card).
Exhibit safe driving behavior / record instead of quality level record and maintain a Franklin Equipment quality level driving record.
Demonstrate a high level of safety awareness on the roadways
Exhibit professional defensive driving techniques to protect internal equipment and other drivers
Possess a “Can Do” attitude and be willing to do what is necessary to exceed customer/company expectation.
Must have sufficient mechanical ability to troubleshoot and make minor repairs to equipment and vehicle.
Must have a working knowledge of delivery area.
Possess prior experience in safe operation of heavy construction machinery within rental industry, and working understanding of load securement and transport.
Franklin Equipment provides an Aggressive Salary, Sign-on Bonus, Terrific Benefits, 401K, Health & Dental Insurance, Training, Career Incentives, Opportunity for Advancement and the Chance to Work with a Great Team of People. All applicable candidate(s) must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening. Applicants may also be required to pass a criminal background check and/or a consumer report. If applicable, the individual will be required to pass a DOT physical. Franklin Equipment is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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