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Herc Rentals

Tool Technician- Electrical/Mechanical/Industrial

Transportation and Logistics

Vehicle Technician


Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 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

The Tool Technician- Electrical/Mechanical/Industrial is an integral part of the branch’s team. An individual in this position will work to keep all equipment in top running condition through rental inspections, preventative maintenance, and repairs to the equipment. This individual will repair equipment as necessary. This position requires a working knowledge of tools and specialized equipment operation, maintenance, and repair.


  • Safety Awareness: Understands, follows, and motivates individuals to follow the safety rules and regulations.
  • Practice safe job practices for repairing equipment
  • Use technology (laptops and tablets) comfortably
  • Maintenance and repair of complex mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and diesel systems on a variety of rental equipment used on large commercial construction sites as well as industrial facilities
  • Assist in the training of lower level technicians as needed
  • Assist with pick-up and delivery of equipment & parts
  • Year-round company provided OEM training
  • Qualified to operate, inspect, and test manual, pneumatic, electric, and hydraulic powered tools.
  • Qualified to operate, inspect, and test hoisting, electric welding, and torquing tools.
  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics
  • Perform light repairs on tools and light equipment associated with parts replacement such as fittings, or other parts which require limited diagnostics.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and certification.
  • Must own tools applicable to position

Educational Background

H.S. Diploma or equivalent

Trade School or Vocational Technical Certification preferred


  • Able to work standing for long periods
  • Ability to safely lift up to 50 LBs
  • Attention to detail and sense of urgency
  • Multi-tasking individual who uses project management skills to accomplish goals
  • Works and communicates effectively with all levels of the company
  • Computer skills to support entering information into systems
  • Excellent customer service and problem solving skills with the ability to work independently

Compensation Data

$26/hr to $30/hr

Req #: 59051

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.