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Electromechanical Engineer, Bowmanville

Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location: Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 55057

Founded in 1965, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America with trailing twelve month total revenues of nearly $2.53 billion as of September 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 350 locations and has approximately 6,500 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

Seeking an Electronic Engineer / Mechatronic Engineer / Mechanical Engineer (with electronic skills) for a position that will require maintaining, updating and modifying a range of electronic and mechanical systems. This is a diverse position; the candidate will be included in future design work, while also participating in streamlining the building of new designs, updating and upgrading existing systems. 


  • Daily activity will require: Cross functional coordination to assemble, test and debug new systems and debug and repair existing systems.
  • Periodic stress testing new and existing systems to discover weaknesses.
  • The Engineer will be responsible for documenting new and existing designs, preparing work-flow documents and procedures for use on production lines.
  • Participation in the development of manuals, labels and technical documents. 
  • Sourcing parts and technologies.
  • Assisting and mentoring junior technician with fault finding. (Ensure quality is maintained.)


  • An Electrical (electronic) Engineering degree with small mechanical (e.g. motors / DC drives / Stepper drives) experience (2 Years hands-on), or

Mechanical Engineering degree with electronic control (e.g. motors / DC drives / Stepper drives) experience (2 Years hands-on), or

A Mechatronic Engineer with 2 years of hands-on experience.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with embedded systems, microprocessors and peripherals.
  • Ability to read and understand embedded systems’ schematics, with the ability to understand how the ports function and connect to peripherals. 
  • Must be able to understanding the use of serial data systems such as I2C and SPI.
  • The ability to read and modify C for embedded systems
  • Understand and modify Windows Python.
  • 1 – 2 years demonstrated experience working with SMD parts, removal and soldering.
  • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record


  • Knowledge of and the ability to understand high voltage equipment, to facilitate safe servicing and repair. 
  • STM32 and AVR experience would be an advantage. 
  • Experience updating and programing control boards via an ISP port.
  • Understanding of XBEE’s - use / limitations.
  • Able to develop GUI aps for windows using Python with tkinter.
  • Understanding of RS485 architecture and serial data transfer via DMX.  
  • An eye for electronic or mechanical issues which are not obvious to everyone.
  • Ability to visually recognise dry joints and other PCB issues.
  • Ability to wire panels and fixtures meticulously. 
  • Must have good communication skills, and be able to work with junior staff and customers.
  • The ability to work with minimal oversight.

Educational Background

University/College degree or equivalent experience


Our long-term strategy underscores the understanding that our success depends on the dedication and capability of our team members. We are focused on attracting, retaining and empowering talented and dedicated people to build the best team in the equipment rental industry. We also seek to build a team that reflects the variety of people, cultures and communities we interact with every day and to create an inclusive, productive environment in which all team members feel valued and respected.


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 is an equal opportunity employer


To apply please email your CV / resume to [email protected]

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