HERC Rentals Field Service Mechanic A in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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 Field Service Mechanic A position is to utilize the mechanical 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 in peak running condition through an effective preventative maintenance program and a detailed repair schedule. This incumbent is a master technician and assumes a leadership role of product knowledge within the branch and acts as a professional representative of Herc Rentals at all times. He/she performs at a high standard of quality level within the branch. He/she has mastered the operating standards of the facility, the region and corporation.
Follow a consistent and regular schedule to perform various types of maintenance on heavy equipment, construction equipment and various pieces of machinery at various job sites
Repair assorted heavy equipment as required to ensure proper operating condition at the job site
Disassembles engines and reassembles after a thorough examination
Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot fuel systems, electrical systems, hydraulic systems and propane systems
Conduct oil changes, lubrication of equipment, tire replacements, hose repairs, battery replacements and assorted services
Recondition and replace assorted parts of the heavy equipment
Must be able to operate and test equipment such as boom lifts, forklifts, compressors, portable and stationary generators, hydraulics, pumps and assorted tools and equipment
Diagnoses problem areas for any significant wear or tear on the equipment
Maintain work area in a clean and organized manner
Produce timely and detailed service reports and repair logs
Follow all company’s filed procedures and protocols
Build positive relationships with customers
Perform additional duties as assigned
High School Diploma/GED
Conditions of Employment
Ability to lift 50+ pounds
Ability to operate large, heavy machinery
Ability to read and comprehend the standards of operating procedures, owner’s manuals and product/warning labels
Customer service skills
Must be able to operate a two-way radio, if necessary
Understands the importance of time management
Must possess solid written and verbal communication skills and be able to perform basic computer operations
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!