HERC Rentals Yardworker in Columbus, Ohio

General Responsibilities:

Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC) is an industry leader specializing in construction and industrial equipment rental. Since 1965, we have provided rental equipment and services for projects and applications including but not limited to commercial and residential construction, industrial and manufacturing plants, and entertainment services.

In addition to providing equipment and tools from brand names our customers trust, we employ knowledgeable and dedicated employees at our 260 branches throughout the US and Canada. We are committed to providing the highest quality of service to our customers.

The purpose of the Yardworker position is to utilize the expertise of the candidate 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 clean and organized in order to provide our customers reliability, consistency and the highest standards possible. This individual is knowledgeable of heavy equipment and construction equipment. He/she has mastered the operating standards of the facility, the region and corporation.

Key responsibilities:

  • Clean, maintain and organize heavy equipment, construction equipment and various pieces of machinery

  • Review special orders from management

  • Read invoices and shipping statements and file them properly

  • Deliver/pick-up of parts and equipment from various locations.

  • Assist in the loading/unloading of rental equipment

  • Maintain work area and yard area in an organized manner

  • Assist with service and maintenance record keeping

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Mandatory Requirements:


  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Educational Background:

  • High school diploma and/or GED

Professional Experience:

  • Previous general and manual labor experience, preferably in the equipment rental, construction or light industrial markets


  • Possesses general knowledge of gas and diesel machinery and engines


  • Understands the importance of time management, standards of operating procedures, owner’s manuals and product/warning labels

  • Ability to operate large, heavy machinery

  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds

  • Customer service skills


  • Team oriented

  • General maintenance abilities

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Must exhibit a high level of safety consciousness and a clear understanding of equipment safety

  • Good communication

  • Sense of urgency

  • Stress management

If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career with a growth-oriented company, HERC is the right place for you! As an industry leader, HERC offers 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!

Hertz 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 140305

# Positions 1

Location US-OH-Columbus

Category HERC Operations

Division HERC