Field Service Mechanic A

Hertz Corporation
Forestville, MD
Oct 13, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Full Time
Job DescriptionHerc Rentals is a premier full-line equipment-rental company providing our customers the equipment solutions they need to get their work done safely, confidently and cost effectively, while enabling them to conserve capital for their growth investments. With over 50 years of equipment-rental expertise, approximately 4,800 employees with approximately 275 company operated locations, principally in North America. Herc Rentals is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation; industrial & manufacturing; oil & gas; government & municipalities; construction, mining, & energy; remediation & restoration; emergency response; facilities; MRO; entertainment; and ground care. We aspire to be the supplier, employer and investment of choice in our industry, with core values that promote a culture built on integrity, respect, teamwork, and accountability. The purpose of the Field Service Mechanic position 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 incumbent is a master technician and assumes a leadership role of product knowledge within the branch and acts as a professional representative of Herc Rentals at all times. He/she performs at a high standard of quality level within the branch. He/she has mastered the operating standards of the facility, the region and corporation. Key Responsibilities:Follow a consistent and regular schedule to perform various types of maintenance on heavy equipment, construction equipment and various pieces of machinery at various job sitesRepair assorted heavy equipment as required to ensure proper operating condition at the job siteDisassembles engines and reassembles after a thorough examinationAbility to diagnose and troubleshoot fuel systems, electrical systems, hydraulic systems and propane systemsConduct oil changes, lubrication of equipment, tire replacements, hose repairs, battery replacements and assorted servicesRecondition and replace assorted parts of the heavy equipmentMust be able to operate and test equipment such as boom lifts, forklifts, compressors, portable and stationary generators, hydraulics, pumps and assorted tools and equipmentDiagnoses problem areas for any significant wear or tear on the equipmentMaintain work area in a clean and organized mannerProduce timely and detailed service reports and repair logsFollow all companys filed procedures and protocolsBuild positive relationships with customersPerform additional duties as assignedRequirements:Valid drivers license with active medical cardOwn a general mechanics tool set, capable of supporting a heavy equipment fleet, and be willing to expand their own personal tool collectionEducational Background:High school diploma and/or GEDProfessional Experience:3 to 5 years of experience repairing, maintaining and operating assorted construction equipment, aerial equipment, generators, air compressors, pumps and safety equipment3 to 5 years of experience working in the field at various job sites repairing and maintaining equipment and machineryKnowledge:Must have detailed knowledge and previous work experience working on internal combustion engines (gas and diesel), DC electrical systems, propane systems, hydraulics, track equipment and various construction equipmentPossesses a solid understanding of welding techniquesSkills:Understands the importance of time managementAbility to read and comprehend the standards of operating procedures, owners manuals and product/warning labelsAbility to operate large, heavy machineryMust be able to operate a 2 way radio, if necessaryAbility to lift 50+ poundsMust possess solid written and verbal communication skills and be able to perform basic computer operationsCustomer serviceCompetencies: Team orientedGeneral maintenance abilitiesStrong organizational skillsMust exhibit a high level of safety consciousness and a clear understanding of equipment safetyGood communicationIf you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career with a growth-oriented company, Herc Rentals is the right place for you! As an industry leader, we offer the opportunity for training, development, and advancement. In addition, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including a generous vacation program. Apply today to be part of a team built for success!Herc Rentals is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on the successful completion of drug and background screening. EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Veterans

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