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Delivery Driver-CDL (Rents Richland) in Jackson, MS at Puckett Machinery Company Inc

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are seeking a customer-driven and safety-focused Delivery Driver at our rental services location in Richland.

We offer competitive compensation ($16.00+/hour to start, depending on experience), standard five day workweek with scheduled OT and some after hours/weekend work, smartphone allowance, uniforms with paid laundry.

The Delivery Driver is accountable to deliver, load/unload, and retrieve rental equipment and contractor supplies for customers using a semi-truck and lo-boy trailer, rollback truck, or pickup truck with trailer in a safe, timely, efficient, and courteous manner. This position may require working hours in addition to the normal work schedule and for emergency calls as necessary. 

Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities:
•Deliver, transfer, and retrieve rental equipment and supplies according to the customer order.
•Load, secure for transit, transport, and unload equipment and supplies in a manner that adheres to all required safety and quality standards.
•Instruct customers on the safe and proper operation of rental equipment.
•Collect customer signatures and remit appropriate rental, sales, or shipping documentation for the delivery and/or retrieval of equipment and supplies to ensure accurate order tracking, billing, and timely service.
•Inspect, verify, and log retrieved rental equipment’s general condition, meter readings, and fluid levels prior to departure from the customer site and return to the branch. Notify manager of all excessively dirty and/or damaged equipment.
•Troubleshoot customer delivery-related problems (weather, traffic, breakdowns) to resolution in real time.
•Maintain all motor vehicle logs, shipping documentation, and driving standards as required by the Department of Transportation (DOT), federal/state authorities, and the company.
•Inspect all assigned vehicle and equipment daily and report repair and/or maintenance requests to designated manager.
•Maintain assigned vehicle in a clean, safe, and fueled state of readiness.
•Perform minor roadside repairs and basic preventive maintenance to assigned vehicle.
•Maintain a professional and proper personal appearance at all times.

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

•High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
•Minimum 2 to 3 years work experience as a CDL truck driver hauling heavy equipment or applicable commercial trucking experience.
•Current CDL Class A motor vehicle license, DOT medical certification, and other related licenses as required by the Department of Transportation, federal, and/or state statutes.
•Must not be disqualified to drive a commercial motor vehicle as per CFR 391.15.
•Must have and maintain a driving record (MVR) which adheres to the company’s motor vehicle policy standards.
•Good knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures within the transportation industry, including DOT regulations.
•Ability to safely use material handling tools and equipment to load, secure, transfer, and offload rental equipment and freight during a shift assignment that could last between 8 and 12 hours.
•Basic truck preventive maintenance and repair skills.
•Ability to read and follow road maps.
•Ability to perform duties with a sense of urgency, exceeding customer expectations.
•Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic, and deadline sensitive environment.
•Ability to work standard five-day work schedule, including daily overtime, and occasional weekend hours as necessary.