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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 3/2/2017

Sunbelt Rentals Ypsilanti, MI

Ypsilanti, MI
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED



* Deliver and recover equipment at the customer site

* 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.

Definition of Class A Vehicle

Any combination of vehicles which has a gross combination weight rating or gross combination weight of 11,794 kilograms or more (26,001 pounds or more) whichever is greater, inclusive of a towed unit(s) with a gross vehicle weight rating or gross vehicle weight of more than 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) whichever is greater


* Education High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

* Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively

* Valid Driver s license with Class A CDL certification, DOT Physical Examination (Medical card)

* 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 areas

* Prior training and/or experience with similar commercial equipment preferred.

* Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, employees or members of the business community.

* Ability to effectively present information to top management.

* Ability to add, subtract multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals

* Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

* 2 years experience preferred; with verifiable over-the-road experience operating combination commercial vehicles.

* Be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily

* Exhibit safe driving behavior / record instead of quality level record and maintain a Sunbelt 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 expectation.

* Must have sufficient mechanical ability to troubleshoot and make minor repairs to equipment and vehicle.

* Possess prior experience in safe operation of heavy construction machinery within rental industry, and working understanding of load securement and transport.

Additional Benefits

Tuistion Reimbursment