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Field Service Mechanic, GTA West

Date: Nov 22, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 52912

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

The primary focus of a Herc Rentals Field Service Mechanic is to utilize their mechanical expertise to drive fleet maintenance operations needed to keep Herc Rentals equipment in operating condition. This goal can be achieved safely and professionally through an effective preventative and corrective maintenance program. You will serve as a go-to resource for utilizing your mechanical expertise to ensure Herc fleet remain in proper operating condition on our customer jobsites, at all times. Field Service Mechanics are dispatched to local jobsites at various times of the day and work independently without direct supervision. This provides the opportunity to build positive relationships with customers all while supporting the growth and improvement of your community.

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

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
  • Customer service skills to naturally converse with jobsite foreman
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing needs on an active jobsite
  • Interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and efficiently
  • 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

Educational Background

H.S. Diploma or equivalent

Conditions of Employment

A valid driver's license with a 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

 

To apply please email your CV / resume to [email protected]
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