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Yard Worker

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 34835

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 4,900 employees and approximately 270 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

Yard Workers are responsible for keeping our facilities looking clean and professional by maintaining the cleanliness of our equipment and keeping everything organized and easily accessible. The ideal person for this role is energetic, eager to help, and hungry to learn and grow their career. This role is a springboard to other opportunities at Herc Rentals including Driver, Mechanic, and Sales and Operations Coordinator roles. In this role you will learn to... 

  • Take initiative and work autonomously
  • Manage a fleet inventory mix 
  • Become a safety expert 
  • Be an expert in the equipment rental industry 
  • Be promoted and grow your career! 


  • Answer and resolve customer questions 
  • Provide customers with expert advice on the selection, operation and maintenance of all the various types of equipment 
  • Support all team members 
  • Help to load and unload internal truck drivers, outside haulers and customers
  • Clean maintain and organize heavy equipment, construction equipment and various pieces of machinery
  • Review orders and stage equipment for drivers
  • Maintain and clean and organized yard and work area
  • Perform other duties as assigned


    Professional Experience

    Educational Background

    Conditions of Employment

    A valid driver's license with a clean driving record
    Ability to communicate with customers
    Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
    Ability to input information into computer systems
    Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel Programs
    Ability to safely drive and operate multiple types of vehicles and equipment
    Be able to regularly lift 50lbs or more
    Ability to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time
    Ability to perform repetitive tasks; stretch, turn, twist, and reach overhead; bend, crouch, squat, kneel, and stoop for extended periods of time
    Must be able to work indoors and outdoors when required of the job


    • Communication
    • Computer Skills
    • Dependability
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Listening Skills
    • Teamwork


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

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