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HERC Rentals Mechanic A in Des Moines, Washington

Herc Rentals Inc. (NYSE: HRI) is an equipment rental firm committed to providing its customers with unparalleled service and expert solutions needed to take on the most demanding jobs.

With more than 50 years of equipment rental expertise, our growing team consists of more than 5,000 employees and 270 company-owned branches. Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings, value-added services and consultative services that support its customers’ construction, industrial, remediation and maintenance projects.

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

Short Description

The purpose of the Heavy Equipment Mechanic A position within 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/she has mastered the operating standards of his facility, the region and corporation.

Responsibilities

  • Follow a consistent and regular schedule to perform various types of maintenance on heavy equipment, construction equipment and various pieces of machinery

  • Perform major repairs on equipment using hand tools, machine tools and measuring instruments

  • 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

  • Operate and test 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

Requirements

  • Mechanic

Professional Experience

Educational Background

High School Diploma/GED

Conditions of Employment

Skills

  • 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

  • Understands the importance of time management

At Herc Rentals, our success depends on the success of our people. Our ability to provide exceptional service to our customers and maintain a leadership position in our industry is a result of the people we hire and develop. We are growing in dynamic new ways and we recognize that the right people, offering their ideas and expertise, will enable us to continue our success.

Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays.

Herc Rentals does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Email resumes to: brittanie.phelan@hercrentals.com

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