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United Rentals Shop Foreman in Houston, Texas


United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company in the world, is offering an excellent opportunity for a Shop Foreman 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. This position is dedicated to the safe service of trench safety rental equipment; customers of this branch include contractor companies, non-building, industrial and commercial building contractors. The Shop Foreman is responsible for: * Creating work schedules and maintaining proper accounting of Service Technician productivity * Monitoring employees to ensure that work is done safely and correctly * Scheduling and performing timely repairs for rental and customer equipment * Generating service-related revenue * When required, travel to customer sites for repair/maintenance of equipment * Diagnosing all equipment in the rental fleet utilizing schematics or tabulated data * Assisting service technicians in developing diagnostic skills and perform all technician functions when necessary * Accurately ordering needed parts from vendors when needed and without supervision * Training and supervising Welders and Equipment Associates when necessary * Ensuring a clean and safe working environment Excellence in this challenging and rewarding position paves the way for advancement into the role of Service Manager.


To be qualified, all applicants must have 5+ years of experience with repairing and maintaining vehicles and equipment. The ideal candidate will have highly developed mechanical background knowledge particularly with trench safety related products and applications. Candidate should be familiar with the repair of various engines, extensive knowledge of construction equipment and have an advanced understanding of schematics and diagrams. Candidates should own the tools applicable to position, and exhibit strong leadership, teamwork, verbal, and written skills. 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 and valid driver's license are required. United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.