Field Mechanic, Albian Job at Herc Rentals – Fort McMurray, AB

Req #: 34945

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 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 Description

The purpose of a Field Mechanic 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.


Develop and 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 independently

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 independently

Conduct oil changes, lubrication of equipment, tire replacements, hose repairs, battery replacements and assorted services

Assist shop lead with customer damage estimates and repairs

Enter and review 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

Take service calls when shop lead is absent and dispatch Field Service Mechanic to ensure repairs are completed in a timely and efficient fashion

Maintain work area in a clean and organized manner

Produce timely and detailed service reports and repair logs

Educational Background

Journeyman Ticket

Conditions of Employment

Must have Journeyman Mechanic (Off Road) Certificate

Must be able to work 7 on 7 off. Fly in, fly out of Edmonton or Calgary.

At least 3-years’ hands on experience working on Aerial, Earth Moving Equipment and Generators

Ability to work constructively under pressure

Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

Demonstrates initiative and strong organizational skills

Exceptional communication skills while maintaining a professional customer service focused attitude

Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and alcohol screening

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

About the Company

Company: Herc Rentals –

Company Location:  Fort McMurray, AB

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