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Mechanic A

Job Description

Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC), one of the largest suppliers of industrial & construction equipment, seeks experienced individuals for a Mechanic position available at our branch. This is an excellent opportunity for motivated self-starters who want to enhance their skill set with a company whose reputation speaks for itself.

The purpose of the Mechanic position within the Hertz Equipment Rental Division is to utilize his/her mechanical expertise 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 top running condition through an effective preventative maintenance program. This incumbent is a master technician and assumes a leadership role of product knowledge and standard of quality within the branch. He has mastered the operating standards of his facility, the region and corporation.

In-depth knowledge of:

  • Internal Combustion Engines (both gas and diesel)
  • DC Electrical Systems 12, 24, 48 volts
  • Propane Systems
  • Hydraulics
  • Track Equipment
  • Aerial Equipment
  • Heavy Trucks/Automotive

Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot:

  • Fuel Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Hydraulic Systems
  • Propane Systems

You'll be responsible for repairs to all rental equipment, shop equipment, and trucks in accordance with HERC quality and efficiency standards.

Educational Background:

  • High school degree/GED preferred

Professional Experience:

  • 4+ years experience in the heavy equipment industry, diesel engine experience and hydraulics preferred
  • Ability to perform complete Preventative Maintenance Functions unassisted
  • Basic welding techniques
  • Strong hydraulic and electrical diagnosis experience


  • Own a master tool set capable of supporting general heavy equipment fleet including electrical and internal combustion engine, aerial fleet
  • Must be able to lift 50+ lbs
  • Work under minimal supervision
  • Comply with all HERC and Branch Safety rules
  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment
  • Willingness to work overtime when required
  • Valid driver's license in good standing

Hertz is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.

EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Vets

Ref: 106633


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