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Mechanic, Cinelease

Date: Apr 20, 2022

Location: Burnaby

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 43921

Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm – providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively. A pioneer of the equipment rental industry, Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings and value-added services and consultative solutions to support its customers’ projects.


With more than 55 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 5,100 employees and approximately 295 company-operated locations across North America, Herc Rentals serves a broad range of end markets, including construction; industrial operations, refineries and petrochemical operations; governmental entities and contractors; disaster recovery and remediation; infrastructure; railroad operations; utilities; film, television, live entertainment and special event production; agricultural operations; and facilities management.


Short Description

The Service Technician is primarily responsible for repairing electrical lighting and generator rental equipment as efficiently as possible. This position is tasked with maintaining operatable fleet and providing customer support directly while in the warehouse or out in the field when necessary.


  • Repairing electrical lighting rental equipment and the applicable accessories of various manufacturers and various types and sizes
  • Follow all prescribed manufacturer or electrical industry guidelines for trouble shooting and diagnosing problems with the equipment and repairing the equipment.
  • Return the equipment back into rental inventory as efficiently as possible
  • Repair process includes trouble shooting the unit, diagnose the problem, coordinate the ordering of replacement parts, and completing the repair
  • Provide customer support directly to customers in the field on issues relating nonworking equipment including power generators and camera dolly
  • Initiate request for replacement parts for future and assist with keeping and maintaining a required level on parts on hand. 
  • Keep work area in a clean and orderly manner free of any hazardous materials, and make sure equipment to be repaired is properly organized and maintained as prescribed by Company Policy.


  • Work with all required PPE and use proper lifting techniques as required by Company policy, always keeping safety a top priority when processing all repairs
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication
  • Good knowledge of computers in a data entry
  • Able to work under pressure and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Team player

Professional Experience

Knowledge or experience in lighting equipment and working in the Entertainment Industry

Educational Background

Apprenticeship or Licensed Electrician

Conditions of Employment

  • Minimum 2 years of hands-on generator and electric repair experience
  • Valid driver’s license with clean abstract


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

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