Mechanic B Jobs in Berkeley, CA at Herc Rentals

Title: Mechanic B

Company: Herc Rentals

Location: Berkeley, CA

Req #: 43681
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 5,100 employees and approximately 295 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

As a Mechanic B, you are an expert technician and will assume an influential role in product knowledge and standards of quality within the branch. Mechanic B’s understand the standard operating procedures at the branch, region, and national level and serve as a mentor to C level mechanics. The primary focus of a Herc Rentals Mechanic B is to utilize their mechanical knowledge to support fleet maintenance operations needed to keep Herc Rentals equipment on the rental “ready line”. This goal can be achieved safely and professionally through an effective preventative and corrective maintenance program.

Responsible for day-to-day management of the Accou

Maintain a consistent schedule of performing preventative maintenance of all Herc owned fleet at your branch
Operate and test equipment to ensure it passes Herc Rentals quality and efficiency standards
Perform routine maintenance and repairs on all Herc fleet equipment and trucks with minimal supervision
Diagnose internal combustion engines, DC electrical systems, propane systems, hydraulics, and fuel systems
Perform major repairs to maintain fleet equipment using diagnostic tools, hand tools, and measuring instruments with minimal supervision
Conduct oil changes, lubrication of equipment, tire replacements, hose repairs, battery replacements and assorted services
Utilize warranty repairs timeframes to save and mark parts, correct parts and labor on a work order, or contact vendor when necessary
Enter work orders and complete part ordering via fleet management system
Recondition and replace assorted parts of the heavy equipment
Diagnoses problem areas for any significant wear or tear on the equipment
Maintain work area in a clean and organized manner
Produce timely and detailed service reports and repair logs


Professional Experience

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 operate and test equipment such as boom lifts, forklifts, compressors, portable and stationary generators, hydraulics, pumps and assorted tools and equipment

Computer skills to support entering information into systems

Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently

Interpersonal skills


Listening skills


Educational Background

H.S. Diploma or equivalent

Conditions of Employment


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 lift 50+ pounds
Attention to detail
Interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and efficiently
Must possess solid written and verbal communication skills and be able to perform basic computer operations such as opening and closing work orders
Solid and proven computer skill set to enter work orders
Understanding the importance of time management
Works and communicates effectively with all employees of the branch
Works and communicates effectively with all levels of the company

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 does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 80 MB.

About Herc Rentals