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United Rentals Tool Mechanic -- Service Tech in Sterling, Virginia


United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company in the world, is offering an excellent opportunity for a Service Technician III - Specialty Tools ready to grow their career with the leader in the industry. To continue our tremendous success and unparalleled growth, we are searching for qualified and ambitious individuals to ensure that equipment is properly maintained and repaired to maximize branch productivity.

Using some degree of independent judgment, responsible for the safe maintenance and repair of a variety of complex Tools and Specialty Equipment at branch or customer locations involving mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, welding, and hoisting.

  • Perform intermediate level diagnostics and repairs on a variety of Tools and systems utilizing working knowledge of schematics and diagrams

  • Assist in the training of lower level technicians as needed - damage, hours used, electrical ground testing, hoist & welder certifications, air/pneumatic tool repair, hoist load tests, and safety compliance

Maintain paperwork/electronic documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basis:

  • Record preventative and ready inspection completion in Rentalman system

  • Document parts and labor accurately within Rentalman

When required travel to customer site for repair/maintenance of rental or owned equipment:

  • Maintain a service vehicle in a clean and professional manner

  • May assist in the pick up and delivery of equipment and parts to and from outside vendors and other United Rentals, Inc. locations for purchase and/or repair


To be qualified, candidate must have a minimum of 3-5 years experience repairing and maintaining Specialty Tools and equipment. The ideal candidate will be familiar with electric equipment such as hand tools, power tools, air tools, nuts, bolts, electronic controls and other small parts. Knowledge of OSHA safe working practices is recommended. Strong verbal and written communication skills and understanding of RentalMan and the rental flow and work processes are also valued in this role.

Superior customer service remains the backbone of United Rentals, therefore your willingness and ability to provide this to each customer makes you a top-notch candidate. A high school diploma is required and a technical school certification is preferrred. A valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record is required.

What's in it for you?

Best in class benefits package which includes medical, dental & vision, 401(K), paid time off, comprehensive training and development, and career growth opportunities.

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