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Posted Date: 09-23-19
Location: La Mirada - CA
Manage Others: No
Availability: Full Time

We are an equal opportunity employer

Summary of Functions:

This position has multiple responsibilities covering a wide range of skill sets and abilities. As a mechanic, incumbents are responsible for the performance of skilled mechanical tasks in the minor repair and maintenance of heavy machineries used in construction projects and other similar activities. As a driver, the job consists of transporting our high reach and General rental equipment to our customers and other local locations. In performing this job, the driver will drive a truck and will usually also load and unload the trailer sometimes with or without assistance from other workers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

May or may not include:
  • Must accurately complete necessary inspections, PM services, minor repairs and adjustments as well as annual inspections.
  • Complete tests of functions and safety devices.
  • Use parts manuals to obtain parts and order parts.
  • May be required to change out forks or attachments.
  • May have to run pressure washers to clean equipment.
  • May have to drive machines on public roadways.
  • May have to run an occasional service call
  • Delivers and operates general rental equipment
  • Drives single vehicles with a gross vehicle rates (GVWR) of 26,001 pounds or more.
  • The operator may tow a vehicle with a GVWR of 10,001 pounds or more.
  • Performs pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections.
  • Reviews Vehicle Inspection Reports (VIR) and reports any safety issues to dispatch.
  • Verifies order paperwork for completeness and accuracy.
  • Loads, chains, and binds the equipment to the truck.
  • Works with the Dispatcher to deliver equipment.
  • Operates various types of equipment in the specified category and provides basic customer training upon delivery.
  • Records and reports any customer or driver damage to the equipment and/or truck.
  • Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis

Organizational Relationships:

Reports directly to the Branch Manager. Assists and coordinates with sales representatives and various departments of the location with employees varying from Service Managers to parts clerks and yard employees.


  • Must have knowledge of rental construction equipment.
  • A customer friendly disposition and a safety first attitude.
  • Must possess a team orientated spirit.
  • Must be able to safely operate various types of high reach equipment including forklifts, scissor lifts, boom lifts (we will train)
  • Must be able to wear safety fall protection
  • Must be able to follow directions.
  • Must have basic hand tools
  • Must have Steel Toe Work boots.
  • Must be able to maintain a safe, reasonably clean and organized work environment.
  • Valid Driver's license and clean driving record is preferred.
  • Must be able to pass all qualifications as set forth in Department of Transportation regulations, along with Ahern Rentals regulations.
  • Employees must be able to pass a criminal, drug and alcohol, education and work history background check and have a good DMV report
  • Map reading ability
  • Read, write, and speak English
  • Must be at least 25 years of age
  • 3 or less recorded moving violations or 1 accident and 1 moving violation within a 36 month period
  • Drivers 18 to 24 are acceptable but can have no more than 2 moving violations or 1 accident and 1 moving violation within a 36 month period.
  • 2 years or more experience in driving a commercial vehicle
  • Local delivery experience preferred
  • Commitment to Company values
  • Good communication skills
  • Good sense of direction (N,W,E,S)
  • Comprehension of customer orders
  • Usage of 2-way radio
  • Knowledge of Ahern Rentals' equipment products
  • Compliance with Company's Policies and Procedures
  • Sales experience
  • Must be able to provide Motor Vehicle Record at time of job offer (current within 15 days)

Work Environment:

Drivers may sometimes be subject to irregular work schedules, temperature and weather extremes, short notice for assignment of a delivery, tight delivery schedules, delays en route and other stresses related to driving a large commercial motor vehicle on crowded streets and highways in all kinds of weather.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts or in outside weather conditions. The employee is required to wear protective gear when exposed fumes, grease, oils, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk job sites in search of equipment; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift up to 90 lbs and push/pull up to 50 lbs of force using ratchet binders. Must have ability to safely climb up and down delivery truck and equipment. Employee must not be afraid of heights no more than 25 feet for loading Booms and Scissor Lifts. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must also be able to obtain and uphold a driver medical card while employed.

The physical demands described here are a representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. It will be a necessity use computers, keyboards, multi-line telephones, e-mail and other technology extensively in their work.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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