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Posted: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 5:29 PM

Job DescriptionHerc 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 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. Key responsibilities:Follow a consistent and regular schedule to perform various types of maintenance on heavy equipment, construction equipment and various pieces of machineryPerform major repairs on equipment using hand tools, machine tools and measuring instrumentsAbility to diagnose and troubleshoot fuel systems, electrical systems, hydraulic systems and propane systemsConduct oil changes, lubrication of equipment, tire replacements, hose repairs, battery replacements and assorted servicesRecondition and replace assorted parts of the heavy equipmentOperate and test equipmentDiagnoses problem areas for any significant wear or tear on the equipmentMaintain work area in a clean and organized mannerProduce timely and detailed service reports and repair logsFollow all companys filed procedures and protocolsBuild positive relationships with customersPerform additional duties as assigned Requirements:Valid drivers licenseOwn a general mechanics tool set, capable of supporting a heavy equipment fleet, and be willing to expand their own personal tool collection Educational Background:High school diploma and/or GED Professional Experience:3 to 5 years of experience repairing, maintaining and operating assorted construction equipment, aerial equipment, generators, air compressors, pumps and safety equipmentKnowledge:Must have detailed knowledge and previous work experience working on internal combustion engines (gas and diesel), DC electrical systems, propane systems, hydraulics, track equipment and various construction equipmentPossesses a solid understanding of welding techniquesSkills:Understands the importance of time managementAbility to read and comprehend the standards of operating procedures, owners manuals and product/warning labelsAbility to operate large, heavy machineryAbility to lift 50+ poundsCustomer serviceCompetencies: Team orientedGeneral maintenance abilitiesStrong organizational skillsMust exhibit a high level of safety consciousness and a clear understanding of equipment safetyGood communicationSense of urgencyStress management 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!Herc Rentals is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on the successful completion of drug and background screening. EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Veterans joseph.gunter@


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