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Field Service Mechanic

Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 46366

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

The purpose of a Field Service Mechanic is to utilize the mechanical expertise of the candidate to support the needs of the branch in a professional, safe and timely manner. An individual in this position will work to keep all equipment in peak running condition through an effective preventative maintenance program and a detailed repair schedule.

This position is Monday to Friday, 7-3:30 and will be a 70/30 split between field and shop.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a consistent schedule of performing preventative maintenance of all Herc owned fleet at long term customer job sites
  • Oversee and conduct oil changes, lubrication of equipment, tire replacements, hose repairs, battery replacements and assorted services
  • Diagnose and repair heavy equipment as required to ensure proper operating condition at the job site
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot fuel systems, electrical systems, hydraulic systems and propane systems
  • Recondition and replace assorted parts to return equipment to a safely functioning state
  • Educating customers on proper use of equipment to avoid future breakdowns
  • Analyze problem areas for any significant wear or tear and address to ensure proper usage of the equipment until your next scheduled visit  
  • Adhere to all safety guidelines posted at active jobsite where repairs and maintenance are completed
  • Maintain work area on jobsite in a clean and organized manner
  • Produce timely and detailed service reports and repair logs
  • Follow all company’s filed procedures and protocols
  • Build positive relationships with customers
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Professional Experience

Ability to operate and test equipment such as boom lifts, forklifts, compressors, portable and stationary generators, hydraulics, pumps and assorted tools and equipment
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 be on call to support operational needs
A valid driver’s license

Educational Background

Journeyman Ticket

Conditions of Employment

 

  • Must have at least 3-years’ hands on experience repairing Aerial equipment
  • Ability to work constructively under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates initiative and strong organizational skills
  • Exceptional communication skills while maintaining a professional customer service focused attitude
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

 

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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