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Diesel Technician A

Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: Gainesville, Virginia, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

 

Req #: 51745

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

As a Mechanic A, you are a master technician and will assume a leadership role in product knowledge and standards of quality within the branch. Mechanic A’s have mastered the standard operating procedures at the branch, region, and national level and serve as a mentor to B and C level mechanics. The primary focus of a Herc Rentals Mechanic A is to utilize their mechanical expertise to lead fleet maintenance operations needed to keep Herc Rentals equipment on the rental “ready line”. This goal can be achieved safely and professionally through an effective preventative and corrective maintenance program.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a consistent schedule of performing preventative maintenance of all Herc owned fleet at your branch
  • Operate and test equipment to ensure it passes Herc Rentals quality and efficiency standards
  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs on all Herc fleet equipment and trucks independently
  • Diagnose internal combustion engines, DC electrical systems, propane systems, hydraulics, and fuel systems
  • Perform major repairs to maintain fleet equipment using diagnostic tools, hand tools, and measuring instruments independently
  • Conduct oil changes, lubrication of equipment, tire replacements, hose repairs, battery replacements and assorted services
  • Assist shop lead with customer damage estimates and repairs
  • Enter and review work orders and complete part ordering via fleet management system
  • Recondition and replace assorted parts of the heavy equipment
  • Diagnoses problem areas for any significant wear or tear on the equipment
  • Take service calls when shop lead is absent and dispatch Field Service Mechanic to ensure repairs are completed in a timely and efficient fashion
  • Maintain work area in a clean and organized manner
  • Produce timely and detailed service reports and repair log

Requirements

    Professional Experience

    Ability to understand detailed technical schematics, owner manuals, and product warning labels
    Ownership of sufficient selection of hand and air/electric tools to complete most repairs and services
    Ability to operate and test equipment such as boom lifts, forklifts, compressors, portable and stationary generators, hydraulics, pumps and assorted tools and equipment
    Computer skills to support entering information into systems
    Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently
    Interpersonal skills
    Teamwork
    Listening skills
    Dependability

    Educational Background

    H.S. Diploma or equivalent

    Conditions of Employment

    Skills

    • Ability to drive/operate multiple types of vehicles and equipment
    • Ability to follow up with customers in a timely manner
    • Ability to handle assorted tools properly and safely
    • Ability to safely lift up to 50 LBs
    • Attention to detail
    • Must possess solid written and verbal communication skills and be able to perform basic computer operations such as opening and closing work orders
    • Solid and proven computer skill set to enter work orders
    • Understanding the importance of time management
    • Works and communicates effectively with all levels of the company
    • Works and communicates effectively with all employees of the branch
    • Interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and efficiently

    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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