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Herc Rentals

Mechanic A

Transportation and Logistics

Vehicle Mechanic

No

Saint Peters, Missouri, United States

Founded in 1965, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America with trailing twelve month total revenues of nearly $3.3 billion as of March 31, 2024. Herc Rentals’ parent company, known as Herc Holdings Inc., listed on the New York Stock Exchange on July 1, 2016, under the symbol “HRI.” Herc Rentals serves customers through approximately 412 locations and has approximately 7,600 employees in North America.

Short Description

As a Mechanic A, you are a master technician and will assume a leadership role in product knowledge and standards of quality within the branch. Mechanic A’s have mastered the standard operating procedures at the branch, region, and national level and serve as a mentor to B and C level mechanics. The primary focus of a Herc Rentals Mechanic A is to utilize their mechanical expertise to lead fleet maintenance operations needed to keep Herc Rentals equipment on the rental “ready line”. This goal can be achieved safely and professionally through an effective preventative and corrective maintenance program.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a consistent schedule of performing preventative maintenance of all Herc owned fleet at your branch
  • Operate and test equipment to ensure it passes Herc Rentals quality and efficiency standards
  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs on all Herc fleet equipment and trucks independently
  • Diagnose internal combustion engines, DC electrical systems, propane systems, hydraulics, and fuel systems
  • Perform major repairs to maintain fleet equipment using diagnostic tools, hand tools, and measuring instrumentsindependently
  • Conduct oil changes, lubrication of equipment, tire replacements, hose repairs, battery replacements and assorted services
  • Assist shop lead with customer damage estimates and repairs
  • Enter and review work orders and complete part ordering via fleet management system
  • Recondition and replace assorted parts of the heavy equipment
  • Diagnoses problem areas for any significant wear or tear on the equipment
  • Take service calls when shop lead is absent and dispatch Field Service Mechanic to ensure repairs are completed in a timely and efficient fashion
  • Maintain work area in a clean and organized manner
  • Produce timely and detailed service reports and repair log

Compensation Data

$34.50/Hour

Professional Experience

Ability to understand detailed technical schematics, owner manuals, and product warning labels

Ownership of sufficient selection of hand and air/electric tools to complete most repairs and services

Ability to operate and test equipment such as boom lifts, forklifts, compressors, portable and stationary generators, hydraulics, pumps and assorted tools and equipment

Computer skills to support entering information into systems

Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently

Interpersonal skills

Teamwork

Listening skills

Dependability

Educational Background

H.S. Diploma or equivalent

Conditions of Employment

Skills

  • Ability to drive/operate multiple types of vehicles and equipment
  • Ability to follow up with customers in a timely manner
  • Ability to handle assorted tools properly and safely
  • Ability to safely lift up to 50 LBs
  • Attention to detail
  • Must possess solid written and verbal communication skills and be able to perform basic computer operations such as opening and closing work orders
  • Solid and proven computer skill set to enter work orders
  • Understanding the importance of time management
  • Works and communicates effectively with all levels of the company
  • Works and communicates effectively with all employees of the branch
  • Interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and efficiently

Req #: 59682

Please be advised that the actual salary offered for any position is subject to the company's sole discretion and may be influenced by various factors, including but not limited to the candidate's qualifications, experience, location, and overall fit for the role.

Herc Rentals values its employees and provides excellent compensation and benefits packages which are not limited to the following.

Keeping you healthy

Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

Life and disability insurance

Flex spending and health savings accounts

Virtual Health Visits

24 Hour Nurse Line

Healthy Pregnancy Program

Tobacco Cessation Program

Weight Loss Program

Building Your Financial Future

401(k) plan with company match

Employee Stock Purchase Program

Life & Work Harmony

Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacations, Sick Days)

Paid parental leave.

Military leave & support for those in the National Guard and Reserves

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Adoption Assistance Reimbursement Program

Tuition Reimbursement Program

Auto & Home Insurance Discounts

Protecting You & Your Family

Company Paid Life Insurance

Supplemental Life Insurance

Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Company Paid Disability Insurance

Supplemental Disability Insurance

Group Legal Plan

Critical Illness Insurance

Accident Insurance

Herc does not discriminate in employment based 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 factors.