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Heavy Equipment CDL Driver



Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

EquipmentShare is Hiring a Heavy Equipment CDL Driver

EquipmentShare is immediately hiring a Heavy Equipment CDL Driver for our rental facility in Central Austin, TX to be responsible for safely and efficiently delivering equipment, products, and materials to customers in a timely and professional manner.

Branch Address: 9511 Brown Ln, Austin, TX 78754

Schedule: Monday to Friday, 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and offers overtime pay after working 40 hours. (On call during the weekend only in special circumstances)

Why We’re a Better Place to Work

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits coverage for full-time employees
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) plus company paid holidays
  • 401(k) and company match
  • Annual tool and boot reimbursements for those in applicable jobs
  • Fitness Membership stipends plus seasonal and year round wellness challenges
  • Company sponsored events (annual family gatherings, food truck nights and more). Monthly family dinner nights
  • Volunteering and local charity initiatives that help you nurture and grow the communities you call home. Employees receive 16 hours of paid volunteer time per year
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development

Primary Responsibilities

  • Operates vehicle according to applicable state and federal transportation laws
  • Transports loads safely and in a timely manner over required route, obeying all traffic laws and observing all safety regulations
  • Deftly maneuvers truck and trailer into loading and unloading areas; follows loading crew signals
  • Assists with loading of or loads and unloads goods and materials, using specialized equipment when warranted; unloads empty skids and returns all equipment to designated area
  • Maintains signed invoices, shipping bills of lading, and other required paperwork; delivers documentation to shipping office or other appropriate staff when delivery route is complete
  • Facilitates routine service on trucks, which may include checking oil, water, gasoline, and air; reports maintenance malfunctions to Shipping Supervisor
  • Arranges trailers in shipping yards for optimum loading patterns
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to speak professionally and courteously with customers and staff at delivery points
  • Ability to remain focused in a busy environment

Education and Experience:

  • Must hold either a commercial drivers license or chauffeur’s license depending on state, appropriate for weight of vehicle to be operated
  • Must pass background and drug testing as required by federal and/or state department(s) of transportation regulations
  • Must pass DOT physical, as trucks driven are over 10k lbs

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting in a trailer cab for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 40 pounds at a time
  • Must be able to travel frequently
  • CDL drivers may be required to be clean shaven in order to deliver to EquipmentShare customers who have this requirement
  • This is a safety sensitive position and any offer of employment will be contingent on passing a 10 panel drug screen

EquipmentShare is an EOE M/F/D/V