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Herc Rentals Inc Field Service Mechanic in Des Moines, Washington

Req #: 34421Herc 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 DescriptionThe purpose of the Field Service Mechanic A 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.ResponsibilitiesOversee and conduct oil changes, lubrication of equipment, tire replacements, hose repairs, battery replacements and assorted servicesDiagnose 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 systemsRecondition and replace assorted parts to return equipment to a safely functioning stateEducating 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 mannerProduce timely and detailed service reports and repair logs Follow all company's filed procedures and protocolsBuild positive relationships with customers Perform additional duties as assignedRequirementsProfessional ExperienceAbility to understand detailed technical schematics, owner manuals, and product warning labelsOwnership of sufficient selection of hand and air/electric tools to complete most repairs and servicesAbility to operate and test equipment such as boom lifts, forklifts, compressors, portable and stationary generators, hydraulics, pumps and assorted tools and equipmentA valid driver's licenseAbility to be on call to support operational needsEducational BackgroundH.S. Diploma or equivalentConditions of EmploymentSkillsAbility to drive/operate multiple types of vehicles and equipmentAbility to follow up with customers in a timely mannerAbility to handle assorted tools properly and safelyAbility to lift 50+ poundsAttention to detailCustomer service skills to naturally converse with jobsite foremanFlexibility to adapt to changing needs on an active jobsiteInterpersonal skills to communicate effectively and efficientlyMust possess solid written and verbal communication skills and be able to perform basic computer operations such as opening

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