Delivery Driver-PRMer

Job Posted: 2024-07-12
Meridian, MS, US

Puckett Machinery Company is the Caterpillar® heavy equipment, rental services, and power systems dealer for central and southern Mississippi. As the industry leader in our territory with 15 locations, helping our customers succeed is our number one priority.  We are seeking a customer-driven and safety-focused Delivery Driver at our rental services location in Meridian.

We offer competitive compensation, 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.