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Lead Rental Equipment Technician

Company: Republic Services, Inc.
Location: Baytown
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: The Lead Rental Equipment Technician primarily works under the direction of the Operations Manager, Fleet Maintenance Manager or a Supervisor to meet and exceed current business demands and prioritizes the daily workload of the shop in conjunction with dispatch. The Lead Rental Equipment Technician ensures all tasks are completed in a safe, effective and proficient manner, and that all rental equipment is maintained according to company, regulatory and manufacturer standards. PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES: * Oversees the work area and other areas in a clean and orderly condition. * Oversees the maintenance of equipment per the Company's and manufacturer's requirements, as well as within DOT regulations, prior to outward delivery to customers. * Handles the procurement of high value items, such as tires, wrecker vehicles and specialty parts. * Provides estimates to management around total repair time and cost, and makes decisions around whether repairs are handled in-house or by a third party. * Monitors current inventory levels of common parts. * Organizes and leads weekly shop safety meetings and stand-downs as necessary. * Assesses, prioritizes and schedules shop workload as per business and customer demand. * Makes decisions on whether problematic rental equipment is ready for lease. * Oversees the maintenance of atmospheric testing equipment. * Routinely inspects safety equipment, such as fall protection systems, and is responsible for the scheduling of external inspections of other safety systems, such as breathing air and air monitors. * Validates and maintains records of confined space entries. * Provides final sign-off on all documentation and data entry associated with inspection and repair in a timely and accurate manner and ensures all documentation is being accurately captured and maintained. * Communicates business decisions to Shop Laborers, documenting these discussions where appropriate. * Demonstrates innovation in the troubleshooting and elimination of problems. * Showcases flexibility by being on-call, working weekends and late evenings when customer demand is present. * Performs other duties as assigned or apparent. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Working knowledge on appropriate use and application of personal protective equipment. * Confined space entry training, at an awareness level. * Basic Plus certification or willingness to undergo and successfully pass the Basic Plus examination. * Working knowledge of DOT regulations and compliance. * Experience with welding equipment (certification not required). * Current respirator fit-tested. * Experience operating pressure washing units (up to 3,500 psi). * Ability to successfully pass company forklift training. * Prior experience in an a commercial mechanical environmental in a leadership or increasing responsibility role. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: * A minimum of 5 years of experience in a commercial mechanical environment with working knowledge of the maintenance of industrial storage equipment. OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: * Current, valid TWIC card or ability to obtain one. * Ability to access all local refineries and petrochemical plants. * Ability to read, write and comprehend documents such as (but not limited to) operational, technical, process, safety and quality instructions. * A proven track record of making solid business decisions under pressure. * Basic chemical knowledge and experience in using corrosion tables. * General operational knowledge of industrial storage equipment, including (but not limited to) roll-off boxes, frac tanks and berms. * Basic proficiency working with most common Microsoft Office applications and working knowledge of various commercial vehicle and equipment diagnostic programs. * Understands the dangers of working with or around hazardous chemicals and is able to read and understand safety data sheets to take the necessary steps required to mitigate those dangers. * Willingness to provide input on working practices to ensure departmental goals are met and exceeded. * Has confidence to inform colleagues of unsafe working practices or conditions. * A positive attitude. * Ability to adhere to Company policies and rules set forth; promotes the Company's safety standards. The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Why choose Republic? Joining Republic isn't just about taking on a new job, it's about making a commitment to create a more sustainable world together. Our people provide an essential service, serving and impacting customers, neighborhoods, and communities everywhere. As a company, we are proud of our values and encourage those who share in our aspirations to join our team: * We protect our colleagues and communities through safe practices everywhere, every day. * We are committed to serving our customers and communities by going above and beyond to exceed expectations. * We take action to improve neighborhoods and communities by being environmentally responsible and creating a more sustainable world. * We are driven to deliver results in the right way. * We encourage a human centered culture that honors the unique potential and dignity of every person. Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Keywords: Republic Services, Inc., Baytown , Lead Rental Equipment Technician, Professions , Baytown, Texas

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