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Diesel Mechanic Apprentice

Company: Herc Rentals
Location: Columbus
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Req #: 55061

Founded in 1965, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America with trailing twelve month total revenues of nearly $2.34 billion as of June 30, 2022. Herc Rentals' parent company, known as Herc Holdings Inc., listed on the New York Stock Exchange on July 1, 2016, under the symbol "HRI." Herc Rentals serves customers through approximately 335 locations and has approximately 6,100 employees in North America.

We serve a diverse group of customers in a wide array of industries. We support professional con-tractors in construction and remediation. Our industrial customers include large industrial plants, refineries and petrochemical operations, automotive and aerospace manufacturers. We support government and infrastructure projects at the municipal, state and federal level. And, we continue to expand our services for customers in commercial and retail, healthcare, hospitality, recreation, and entertainment and special events.


  • An attention to detail
  • Basic computer skills
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Dependability

    Short Description

    A Mechanic D is responsible for keeping our facilities looking clean and professional by maintaining the cleanliness of our equipment and keeping everything organized and easily accessible. The ideal person for this role is energetic, eager to help, and hungry to learn and grow their career. This role is a springboard to other opportunities at Herc Rentals including Driver, Mechanic, and Sales and Operations Coordinator roles.


    • Loads and unloads trucks
    • Operate light delivery trucks
    • Scrape and paint Contractor equipment
    • Clean and stage equipment
    • Perform all other types of unskilled work
    • Assist Class "A", "B", and "C" mechanics
    • Ability to change oil and filters, check and replace batteries, and adjust and/or replace belts on engines


      Professional Experience

      Educational Background

      High School Diploma/GED

      Conditions of Employment

      A valid driver's license with a clean driving record
      Ability to communicate with customers
      Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
      Ability to input information into computer systems
      Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel Programs
      Ability to safely drive and operate multiple types of vehicles and equipment
      Be able to regularly lift 50lbs or more
      Ability to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time
      Ability to perform repetitive tasks; stretch, turn, twist, and reach overhead; bend, crouch, squat, kneel, and stoop for extended periods of time

      Compensation Data


      Herc Rentals values its employees and provides excellent compensation and benefits packages which are not limited to the following.

      Keeping you healthy

      Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

      Life and disability insurance

      Flex spending and health savings accounts

      Virtual Health Visits

      24 Hour Nurse Line

      Healthy Pregnancy Program

      Tobacco Cessation Program

      Weight Loss Program

      Building Your Financial Future

      401(k) plan with company match

      Employee Stock Purchase Program

      Life & Work Harmony

      Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacations, Sick Days)

      Paid parental leave.

      Military leave & support for those in the National Guard and Reserves

      Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

      Adoption Assistance Reimbursement Program

      Tuition Reimbursement Program

      Mechanic Tool reimbursement of up to $300 per year

      Auto & Home Insurance Discounts

      Protecting You & Your Family

      Company Paid Life Insurance

      Supplemental Life Insurance

      Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

      Company Paid Disability Insurance

      Supplemental Disability Insurance

      Group Legal Plan

      Critical Illness Insurance

      Accident Insurance

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


      please send resumes to [email protected]

Keywords: Herc Rentals, Columbus , Diesel Mechanic Apprentice, Engineering , Columbus, Ohio

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