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Associate HR Business Partner - US Central Region

Date: Apr 29, 2022

Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 44103

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 5,600 employees and approximately 312 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

A Herc Associate HR Business Partner will support the strategic focus and ensure delivery of HR objectives by providing effective employee relations to employees by utilizing excellent problem solving and relationship skills while having an in-depth knowledge of human resources generalist issues as well as policies and procedures. It is important that this individual supports the HR strategy through the business in partnership with local management. The Business Partner will work closely with the HR Leadership Team to support deployment of a comprehensive HR Strategy. The full range of generalist knowledge will be needed to drive success.


  • Responsible for local deployment of HR COE strategies
  • Ensure business case objectives for HR solutions/policy are met.
  • Focus HR initiatives to meet Operational needs
  • Administer day-to-day HR activities in employee relations, compensation, labor relations, benefits, staffing, training, and succession planning to support operational goals and business objectives
  • Act as an Employee Advocate to communicate ideas to improve strategy
  • Workforce planning is a function of the business unit – it will be the responsibility of the HRBP/HRD role to carry it out.
  • Staffing & Recruitment assistance to participate in interviewing and career fairs when necessary
  • Ensures onboarding for all new employees is consistent as well as successfully prepares employees for their roles
  • Active partner with local management to implement HR programs, policies, and procedures
  • Mentor, develop and coach staff providing guidance, leadership, and coaching to achieve results that are in alignment with business objectives.
  • Provide insight and response to general employee questions and concerns
  • Manage and execute on team member rewards and recognition
  • Ensure consistent discipline practices and legal compliance
  • Provide management guidance on HR laws and regulations
  • Demonstrate active participation in Herc Rentals Safety Culture, always prioritizing the safety of team members and customers alike
  • Support all team members
  • Learn and follow all company procedures and protocols


    Professional Experience

    Excellent communication skills
    Strong HR Coaching Style
    Change Management skills
    Independent decision making and judgement
    Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
    Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel Programs
    Interpersonal skills
    Listening skills
    Ability to communication effectively and efficiently

    Educational Background

    BA/BS University degree with a concentration in Human Resource Management

    Conditions of Employment


    • Ability to engage in natural verbal interaction with team members
    • Ability to follow up with team members in a timely manner
    • Able to walk into unfamiliar environments and adjust rapidly to the setting
    • Attention to detail
    • Multi-tasking individual who uses project management skills to accomplish goals
    • Customer service focused
    • Must react to changing business needs
    • Solid and proven computer skill set (knowledge of MS Office is preferred)
    • Works and communicates effectively with all levels of the company


    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 does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

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