Ahern Rentals, Inc. CDL Class A Driver in Colorado Springs, Colorado
CDL Class A Driver
Posted Date: 11-19-20
Location: Colorado Springs - CO
Manage Others: No
Availability: Full Time
We are an equal opportunity employer
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In this ever-growing industry, we strive to find qualified individuals to join our Ahern team and to continue the Ahern Family traditions as we strive for success in new, innovative ways.
Ahern Rentals is looking for a dependable and efficient CDL Class A Driver to join our dynamic team. CDL drivers are precious commodities to Ahern Rentals. There is a true expectation that all equipment is delivered and picked up timely, efficiently, and safely.
The job of a Semi Class A Driver consists of transporting our high reach and General rental equipment to our customers and other local locations. In performing this job, the Semi Driver will drive a semi-tractor trailer truck and will usually also load and unload the trailer sometimes with or without assistance from other workers. The driver will make minor vehicle repairs (replacing light bulbs, fuses, etc.) and maintain good communications with their dispatcher/supervisor to ensure that the deliveries are made on time and that the vehicle is maintained in good working order. This is a non-exempt level position.
Incentive Package includes:
401k Retirement Plan
Medical, Dental, Vision & Life
Supplemental Insurance Options Available
Qualifications for Class A Driver:
To perform this job successfully, a driver must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Must be able to pass all qualifications as set forth in Department of Transportation regulations, along with Ahern Rentals regulations.
Employees must be able to pass a criminal, drug and alcohol, education and work history background check and have a good DMV report
Valid State issued Driver's License
Map reading ability
Read, write, and speak English
3 or less recorded moving violations or 1 accident and 1 moving violation within a 36 month period
Minimum of 3 years of experience in driving a commercial vehicle
Basic knowledge of rental equipment products
Commitment to Company values
Good communication skills
Good sense of direction (N,W,E,S)
Comprehension of customer orders
Usage of 2-way radio
Customer Service qualities
Knowledge of Ahern Rentals' equipment products
Compliance with Company's Policies and Procedures
Must be able to provide Motor Vehicle Record at time of job offer (current within 15 days)
Responsibilities for Class A Driver include but not limited to:
Delivers and operates general rental/high reach equipment
Drives single vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 26,001 pounds or more; the operator may tow a vehicle with a GVWR of 10,001 pounds or more
Performs pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections
Reviews Vehicle Inspection Reports (VIR) and reports any safety issues to dispatch
Verifies order paperwork for completeness and accuracy
Loads, chains, and binds the equipment to the truck
Minor vehicle maintenance (e.g. fueling, adding fluids, changing bulbs, etc.)
Works with the dispatcher to deliver equipment via the most efficient route
Operates all types of equipment in the specified category and provides basic customer training upon delivery
Records and reports any customer or driver damage to the equipment
Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis
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