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United Rentals Project Logistics Manager in Downey, California

Great company. Great people. Great opportunities.

As Project and Logistics Manager at United Rentals, you’ll provide the leadership, supervision and support needed to ensure a special event, entertainment or other large project involving substantial Power & HVAC products and applications, are run smoothly and efficiently to optimize customer service. You will be the onsite project lead who optimizes and coordinates equipment and staffing logistics, deploys and oversees the work of Service Technicians and all onsite employees, and act as the primary customer contact for the duration of the project with respect to products and applications.

If you would enjoy the chance to make your mark with the world’s largest equipment rental provider, consider a future with United Rentals. We’ll provide the tools, the technology and the support you need to do the job right. You’ll be proud of your team and the work we all do in providing the equipment that helps build our communities.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Participate in pre-project planning meetings and strategy sessions. Involve region and local leadership in project logistics and staffing plan.

  • Manage project team logistics team day-to-day activities, including scheduling, equipment setup/deployment, and breakdown.

  • Staff each project or event adequately based on skills and workload.

  • Ensure all equipment is ready for operation and safety checks are performed. Responsible for optimization of equipment performance and overseeing any troubleshooting.

  • Provide leadership and supervision needed to consistently deliver World-Class service to external customers at the project site.

  • Responsible for performance management of project employees; Identify and provide necessary skills training and regular coaching both in one-on-one sessions and in team meetings to motivate performance.

  • Promote a culture of safety and discipline through leadership, exemplary personal compliance, accountability and communication.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record

  • High level technical working knowledge of Power & HVAC products and applications, with strong customer service and relationship skills

  • Extensive logistics and leadership experience in large scale projects or event using Power & HVAC products and applications

  • Excellent project management and logistical oversight skills; Sales experience a plus

  • Basic proficiency in most Microsoft applications and systems (Excel, Word, Outlook, RentalMan)

  • Strong leadership and communication skills

  • Up to 75% travel throughout year to projects or events; must remain at project or event for its duration

At United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company, we believe that it takes great employees to build a great organization – and we’re passionate about helping our people grow professionally and embrace teamwork in everything they do. Our culture is based on our corporate values and centers on mutual respect, job satisfaction, diversity and a shared responsibility to build a better future.

What's in it for you?

U.S. Full Time roles : Best in class benefits offering includes medical, dental, vision, flex spending and health savings accounts; 401(k) retirement with company match; life and disability insurance; and paid time off including sick, vacation, holidays, and paid parental leave. Comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

U.S. Part Time roles: Benefits offering includes 401(k) retirement with company match/RRSP; paid time off including sick, vacation and holidays; and comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

Canada: Best in class benefits package which includes medical, dental & vision, RRSP/DPSP*, paid time off, comprehensive training and development, and career growth opportunities.

*Offered for full time roles, part time eligibility in select provinces

United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.