HERC Rentals Mechanic B in Benicia, California

General Responsibilities:

** $1500.00 Signing Bonus From May 1st 2017-September 1st 2017 **

Herc Rentals is a premier full-line equipment-rental company — providing our customers the equipment solutions they need to get their work done safely, confidently and cost effectively, while enabling them to conserve capital for their growth investments.

With over 50 years of equipment-rental expertise, approximately 4,800 employees with approximately 275 company operated locations, principally in North America. Herc Rentals is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation; industrial & manufacturing; oil & gas; government & municipalities; construction, mining, & energy; remediation & restoration; emergency response; facilities; MRO; entertainment; and ground care.

We aspire to be the supplier, employer and investment of choice in our industry, with core values that promote a culture built on integrity, respect, teamwork, and accountability.

The purpose of the Mechanic B position within the Herc Equipment Rental Division is to utilize his/her mechanical expertise to support the needs of the branch in a professional, safe and timely manner. An individual in this position will work to keep all equipment in top running condition through an effective preventative maintenance program. This incumbent is a master technician and assumes a leadership role of product knowledge and standard of quality within the branch. He has mastered the operating standards of his facility, the region and corporation.

Basic Understanding:

  • Internal Combustion Engines (both gas and diesel)

  • DC Electrical Systems 12, 24, 48 volts

  • Propane Systems

  • Hydraulics

  • Track Equipment

  • Aerial Equipment

  • Heavy Trucks/Automotive

Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot:

  • Fuel Systems

  • Electrical Systems

  • Hydraulic Systems

  • Propane Systems

Mandatory Requirements:

You'll be responsible for repairs to all rental equipment, shop equipment, and trucks in accordance with HERC quality and efficiency standards.

Educational Background:

  • High school degree/GED preferred

Professional Experience:

  • 2+ years experience in the heavy equipment industry, diesel engine experience and hydraulics preferred

  • Ability to perform complete Preventative Maintenance Functions unassisted

  • Basic welding techniques


  • Own a mechanic's tool set, capable of supporting general heavy equipment fleet, including electrical and internal combustion engine, aerial fleet and be willing to expand personal tools

  • Must be able to lift 50+ lbs

  • Comply with all HERC and Branch Safety rules

  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment

  • Willingness to work overtime when required

  • Valid driver’s license in good standing

If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career with a growth-oriented company, Herc Rentals is the right place for you! As an industry leader, we offer the opportunity for training, development, and advancement. In addition, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including a generous vacation program. Apply today to be part of a team built for success!

Herc Rentals is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.

EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Vets

Job ID 132299

# Positions 1

Location US-CA-Benicia

Category Maintenance - General

Division HERC