Driver - Class A Transportation - HARGROVELanham-Seabrook, Maryland Job ID: DRIVE08284
Our Technicians enjoy the opportunities to work with innovative and cutting-edge technology on a daily basis. From setting equipment as elaborate as an LED wall to simply ensuring cable is properly run through the venue, our Technicians are the foundation of the events we build and bring to life. They ensure that each event is flawlessly executed, and work with the rest of the team to setup and strike down each event in a timely manner. At Encore, customer satisfaction is our highest priority, our Technicians play an integral part in establishing a positive relationship with each of our clients.
- Full Time
- Travel: Minimal (if any)
- Glassdoor Reviews and Company Rating 3 stars
Here are some of the top qualities that will help you achieve success in this role:
- Customer Focus
- Desire to Learn
- Drive Results
- Technicial Aptitude
Other Important Traits
- Team Player,
- Safety Conscious,
The ability to put on the big shows that my hotel plans out or to teach the incoming technicians how to make these shows happen is why I really like the hustle and bustle of my day-to-day as a Technical Lead.
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Purpose, Mission and Core Values
How we will positively impact the world
Connecting and inspiring people
What we do every day
Invaluable partner on our customer's journey
The way we work
Deliver world-class service. See the big picture. Value people. Drive results. Do the right thing.
Paid Time Off
Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
Health Savings & Health Reimbursement Accounts
Flexible Spending Accounts
Employee Assistance Program
Retirement Planning Options (401k)
Career Wear Reimbursement
Part Time Regular Benefit Offerings
Variety of Volunteer Benefits
Premium Recognition Program (CenterStage)
Performance Incentive Plans (GEI Bonus)
Employee Referral Program
Annual Merit Evaluations
Training & Development
Classroom/On the Job Training
Global Transfer Opportunities
Key Job Responsibilities
Driving, Delivery, and Pick-up:
· Drive HARGROVE owned, leased, or rented vehicles including vans and box trucks that may exceed a gross vehicle weight (GVW) of 26,001 lbs
· Maintain set routes and schedules as directed by their supervisor to meet customer expectations
· Loading and unloading of vehicles
· Review orders for accuracy during both delivery and pickup to ensure all items are accounted for
· Obtain signatures or warehouse scans to confirm and complete deliveries with clients
· Ensure contents are properly secured inside of truck to prevent breakage or damage to gear
· Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive according to the weather/road conditions
· Able to complete a manual and/or electronic log book, based on an assigned region
· Provide superior customer service and strive to exceed the needs and expectations of both internal and external customers
· Maintain a positive relationship with all clients through effective communication and interaction
· Assist with dispatching (as needed), which includes planning routes, making driver assignments, coordinating with venues and branch personnel and arranging for 3rd party transportation to support regional needs
· Assist warehouse team with other responsibilities to include: pulling, receiving, and transportation of equipment.
· Participate in annual physical inventory process.
· Perform quality control and equipment staging in warehouse as directed.
· Ensure all equipment is picked up and/or delivered on site.
· Works with the dispatcher or warehouse supervisors to ensure vehicles are well maintained through scheduled service appointments as required
· Maintain good general overall appearance of the vehicles and ensure all vehicles are kept clean and free of debris
· Perform daily inspection on vehicle prior to route and ensure Driver Vehicle Inspection logs are performed before each trip
· Maintain and replenish all vehicle fluids as needed – e.g. wiper fluid, DEF, etc.
· Identify mechanical maintenance needs as they occur
· Report any vehicle damages or traffic violations to immediate supervisor in a timely manner
· High School Diploma / GED
· Drive trucks with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) under and above 26,001 lbs.
· CDL license and heavy-duty DOT certification as required by state law
· Valid Driver’s License minimum of 2 years driving experience
· Clean driving record.
· Basic Computer Skills
· Exceptional customer service skills.
· General knowledge of vehicle inspection and maintenance.
· General understanding of proper load securement.
· Proficient using GPS and other routing systems.
· Ability to drive or sit for long hours at a time.
· Good communication skills with internal and external customers.
· High degree of team work with customers, peers, and managers.
· Ability to use and understand automated routing software.
· General competencies skills in smartphone use.
· Serve as a brand advocate and ambassador in every interaction.
· Ability to maneuver vehicle in heavy city traffic conditions.
· Must submit to random drug/alcohol screening per DOT regulations.
· Safety Conscience
· Ensures Accountability
· Instills Trust
· Communicates Effectively
· Action Oriented