Driver

Toronto

Position Summary:

The Driver is responsible for delivering and picking up production equipment in a courteous, safe and prompt manner while ensuring all required documentation is completed.  The Driver is also responsible for carrying out Technician and/or Crew job duties as required.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Obtain delivery/pick-up requests from the driver delivery board or as directed
  • Ensure full understanding of delivery location, individual contact, and any payment conditions and pick-up requirements if appropriate
  • Ensure all pulled items are loaded on vehicle
  • Ensure vehicle is properly loaded and secure for transport. Assist crew with loading when required
  • Inform Floor Manager/Department Head if load is large and additional assistance is required
  • Be presentable, courteous and conscientious at all times; a real Ambassador of Sim Lighting + Grip
  • Conduct a vehicle circle check prior to driving to ensure it is legal and safe
  • Operate vehicle safely and according to Sim Lighting + Grip policy
  • Ensure vehicle is always locked when not in use
  • Immediately inform the Floor Manager of any vehicle maintenance problems and report issue to Transportation
  • Take cell phone and maintain contact with Floor Manager from each location to obtain further direction
  • Identify destination(s), vehicle taken, time out/in, and cell phone taken in the “Driver Log Book” as applicable
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of all documentation
  • Ensure the vehicle is filled with fuel, and maintained in a clean manner
  • Ensure that deliveries/pick-ups are reviewed according to the contract, correctly counted, signed for, paid for (where requested) and appropriately receipted. Assist with unloading/loading as appropriate
  • When RentalWorks paperwork is applicable, ensure that a return slip is given to customer when picking up equipment in the field
  • Identify any visible equipment defects to customer upon pick up and Rental Coordinator upon return
  • Assist in the warehouse as directed
  • Refer any customer feedback (positive or negative) to Floor Manager / Manager, Customer Service as soon as possible
  • All other reasonable duties assigned by the Company

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of secondary school education;
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience;
  • Up to date AZ/DZ driver’s license with clean driving abstract;
  • Continually provide exemplary customer service;
  • Knowledge of customer locations for pick-ups and deliveries;
  • General knowledge of equipment;
  • Knowledge of set operation;
  • Understand safety issues;
  • Appropriate license classification is mandatory; upgraded license classification is desirable;
  • Good oral and written communication.

Contacts:

  • Frequent internal contacts within the Department and other Departments as required
  • Frequent external suppliers, vendors and customers where applicable

Job Complexities:

  • Maintain temperament and composure during times of high stress and customer complaint
  • Ability to safely and expeditiously make deliveries during times of high volumes and traffic
  • Maintain communications during times of high work volume
  • Exercise flexibility with working hours and shifts.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

  • Exposure to typical warehouse conditions including climatic change and motorized vehicles;
  • Frequent visits to set and customer locations;
  • Prolonged periods of sitting while safely operating a motorized vehicle;
  • Safe entry and exit from a truck using 3-point contact.

Equal Opportunity & Accommodation

Sim is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other basis protected by law.

Sim is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are compliant with local legislation. Applicants requiring accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process are encouraged to advise accordingly.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume to hr@siminternational.com