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Lead Mechanic

Date: Sep 28, 2022

Location: Benicia, California, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

 

Req #: 49305

Founded in 1965, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America with trailing twelve month total revenues of nearly $2.34 billion as of June 30, 2022. 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 335 locations and has approximately 6,100 employees in North America.

 

We serve a diverse group of customers in a wide array of industries. We support professional con-tractors in construction and remediation. Our industrial customers include large industrial plants, refineries and petrochemical operations, automotive and aerospace manufacturers. We support government and infrastructure projects at the municipal, state and federal level. And, we continue to expand our services for customers in commercial and retail, healthcare, hospitality, recreation, and entertainment and special events.

Short Description

The purpose of the Lead Mechanic 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

  • Perform major repairs on equipment using hand tools, machine tools and measuring instruments
  • Assigning and directing work to the Mechanics
  • Monitoring the work orders
  • Addressing complaints and resolving problems in a timely and effective manner
  • Working closely with the Branch Manager/Shop Supervisor to ensure efficiency and profitability from the Service Department
  • 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

    Professional Experience

    Educational Background

    High School Diploma/GED

    Conditions of Employment

    Skills

    • Ability to handle assorted tools properly and safely
    • Ability to safely lift up to 50 LBs
    • 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

    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

    Mechanic Tool reimbursement of up to $300 per year

    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, nationals origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.


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