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Delivery Driver Class A

Franklin Equipment LLC Nashville, TN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Truck Driver Class A:

Career Objective:

The primary career function of the Class A Truck Driver is to deliver and unload Construction/Agricultural equipment and supplies to and from the customer jobsite, store locations, dealer transfers, and other as applicable.

Career Responsibilities:

Deliver and recover equipment at the customer site, which may include; but is not limited to:

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 with all Company Policy and Procedures.

Definition of Class A Vehicle

Any combination of vehicles with a gross combination weight rating (GCWR) of 11,794 kilograms or more (26,001 pounds or more) provided the GVWR of the vehicle(s) being towed is in excel of 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds.)

Education and Requirements:

Education High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent preferred.

Must be able to read, write, and communicate effectively.

Understands the tie-down points of required equipment.

Valid Driver’s license with Class A CDL certification, DOT Physical Examination (Medical Card).

Must be 21 years of age.

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 rural areas.

Prior training and/or experience with similar Construction/Agricultural equipment a must.

Must be capable of calculating mileage distances using road maps.

Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.


Experience in the transportation and operation of construction, agricultural and/or aerial equipment preferred.

Additional Requirements:

Possess a current driver’s license, DOT Physical Examination (Medical Card).

Exhibit safe driving behavior / record instead of quality level record and maintain a Franklin Equipment 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/company expectation.

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

Must have a working knowledge of delivery area.

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

*Earn up to an Additional $4,200 per year in Commissions!*

Franklin Equipment provides an Aggressive Salary, Weekly Pay, Terrific Benefits, 401K, Health, Dental & Life Insurance, Vacation, Personal & Wellness Days, Training, Tuition Reimbursement, Career Incentives, Opportunity for Advancement, Potential Sign-on Bonus and the Chance to Work with a Great Team of People. All applicable candidate(s) must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening. Applicants may also be required to pass a criminal background check and/or a consumer report. If applicable, the individual will be required to pass a DOT physical. Franklin Equipment is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Franklin Equipment LLC

Why Work Here?

Family Owned & Operated, Growing Company, Advancement Opportunities!

Franklin Equipment was founded in early 2008 by four partners—Gary Gabriel, Troy Gabriel, Tom Richardson, and Tony Repeta. Together, they have over 150 years of experience in the equipment and rental industry. The Gabriel Family has been in the equipment industry since 1952 when Gary’s father, Sam, opened Sam’s Equipment Rental. The company expanded to five locations and became the dominant rental company in Central Ohio. Sam’s was sold to NationsRent in 1997. On April 20, 2008, Franklin Equipment purchased the assets of Franklin Tractor and began the process of revamping the dealership’s operations. Since then we’ve invested heavily in facility upgrades and improvements. We then opened satellite branches in Dublin and Newcomerstown, and installed new information systems. In 2014, we moved our Columbus branch into our new 65,000 ft2 superstore. Since 2015, we have added 16 new store locations – Westerville, OH, Indianapolis, IN, Milwaukee, WI, Dayton, OH, Cincinnati, OH, Nashville, TN, Louisville, KY, Racine, WI, Lexington, KY, Oshkosh, WI, Knoxville, TN, Carmel, IN, Chattanooga, TN, Decatur, AL, West Columbia, SC & Spartanburg, SC! We also assembled the best team of experienced rental and equipment personnel in the industry. On average, our team members have over 20 years of experience in the equipment business, and many worked with us at Sam’s Equipment Rental. They know what it takes to provide the kind of service you demand, and they do it every day. Whatever equipment problem or need you have, we’ve seen it before, and we know how to help. Today, Franklin Equipment serves thousands of customers in the Midwest and beyond. Our customers are demanding and exacting; they know their equipment, and they trust it with nobody but the best. We value all of our customers, and we treat each of them with the courtesy and respect they deserve. We appreciate your business, and we look forward to serving you soon. The Gabriel family has a great story of their love for the rental industry and how the Franklin teams focus daily on “Saying YES and making it easy to do business with Franklin!” Franklin Equipment is becoming a strong regional company in the Midwest and beyond!


720 Gallatin Pike North, Madison, TN 37115
Nashville, TN


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