Tractor-trailer truck driver (AZ Driver)

Posted: September 12, 2022
Full Time

Matthews Equipment Limited o/a Herc Rentals Inc.

Company: Matthews Equipment Limited o/a Herc Rentals Inc.

Business information: Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively. With more than 50 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 5,600 employees and 312 company-operated locations primarily in the United States and Canada, Herc Rentals serves a broad range of customer markets, including large and small companies in construction; industrial customers such as large industrial manufacturing plants, refineries and petrochemical operations; and other customers.

Business Address: 11230 - 88 Ave. Fort Saskatchewan, AB, T8L 3W5

Work Locations:

- 6900 Finch Ave West, Etobicoke, ON. M9W 0A8

Other locations across the Greater Toronto Area

Type of Employment: Full time – permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Duties:

Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials: transport, deliver and retrieve assorted construction and heavy equipment
Load and unload goods
Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle: oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
Receive and relay information to central dispatch: report any and all accidents involving the driver or equipment as well as any delays due to breakdowns, weather, traffic conditions, or any other problems relating to timely pickups or delivery of equipment to Branch Manager or Central Dispatch
Answer to clients’ inquiry when transporting goods and address customers' complaints or concerns
Operate commercial or non-commercial vehicles in a safe, efficient and professional manner
Ensure all delivery documents are properly maintained during the workday and are available for inspection upon request by management and/or state traffic safety officers
Apply knowledge of driving and/or commercial driving skills in maneuvering in difficult locations, heavy traffic, inclement weather, or tight loading dock areas.
Secure construction equipment and other equipment by means of chaining, strapping, and blocking under the strict accordance and established procedures of the MOT policies.
Maintain open communication with Branch Manager and/or central dispatch for delivery schedules
Observe safety rules and regulations at customer job sites, facilities and other Herc Rentals related facilities
Report to the branch manager or central dispatcher of any damage to Herc Rentals property that is uncovered by the driver during the process of picking up the equipment from the customer
Maintain flexibility in daily routine in order to acknowledge Management’s responses to the customer demands
Ensure proper paperwork & logs are maintained accurately on a daily basis

- Education: Completion of secondary school is required.

- Experience: No formal experience is required. On the job training is provided.

- Class A driver’s license is required.

- Air brake endorsement (Z) is required.

- Transportation of dangerous goods (TDG) certification is as asset.

Work conditions and Physical capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Tight deadlines, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Attention to detail, Combination of sitting, standing and walking.

Personal suitability: Excellent written communication, Excellent oral communication, Initiative, Client focus, Accurate, Judgment, Effective interpersonal skills, Team player, Organized.

Language: English is required

Work Location Information: Various locations

Type of trucking and Equipment: Roll-off truck, Flatbed

Documentation Knowledge: Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip), Maintenance and repair reports, Driver logbook

Weight Handling: Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Salary: $29.00 - $32.00 per hour, 44 hours per week

Benefits: Dental plan, Disability benefits, Health care plan, Vision care benefits, Paramedical services coverage, Group insurance benefits, Life insurance, Pension plan, Paid time off (volunteering or personal days), Travel insurance, Wellness program, Learning/training paid by employer.

Important information: The regular schedule will be from Monday to Friday. Shifts will be from 7:00 AM to 05:00 PM. However, flexibility on schedule is required. Work on weekends may be required depending on the business’ needs. Overtime may be required.

Apply by e-mail to:


Apply by mail to: 35 Claireville Drive, Etobicoke ON. M9W 5Z7

****Please apply with the subject: Job Application – Tractor-trailer truck driver****

cindy.samaroo [at]