HERC Rentals Mechanic B in Bossier City, Louisiana

General Responsibilities:

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 4,500 employees, more than 280 branches and franchise locations around the world, 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 position within the Herc Rentals 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


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 137411

# Positions 1

Location US-LA-Bossier City

Category Maintenance - General

Division HERC