Equipment Associate in Nanaimo, British Columbia

United Rentals

Great company. Great people. Great opportunities.

If you’d like the chance to make your mark with the world’s largest equipment rental provider, come build your future with United Rentals!

As an Equipment Associate at United Rentals, you will perform a variety of manual tasks to ensure smooth Trench Safety branch operation. Your primary objective will be to provide labor assistance in preparing customer orders and maintaining trench safety equipment. This highly team-oriented position requires dependability, focus on safety, understanding and following procedures, and attention to detail.

Excellence in this challenging and rewarding position paves the way for advancement opportunity into our Driver development program.

What you’ll do:

  • Assemble, load and unload equipment, assist with deliveries and prepare equipment for rental

  • Perform routine checks on rental equipment to ensure it is safe and in good working order

  • Verify delivery tickets and returns for accuracy

  • Greet customers and assist with customer inquiries about equipment

  • Suggest equipment and supplies to meet customer needs

  • Other duties assigned as needed

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record

  • Experience operating medium to large forklifts preferred

  • Knowledge of trench safety equipment is an advantage but not required

  • Some knowledge of computers and phone apps

  • Superior customer service, teamwork, and verbal/written communication skills

  • Diligent attention to safety

  • Ability to frequently lift items up to 45 lbs.

  • PPE and work boots are provided by the company

This position is deemed Safety Sensitive for purposes of United Rentals’ policies and procedures.

Why join us?

We don’t just “talk the talk!” We’re an award-winning company (recently named a Glassdoor Best Place to Work in 2023) that truly cares about our people – That’s why we offer best-in-class benefits and perks that will support you and your family. In addition to our health and financial plans, we also offer:

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • United Compassion Fund (http://jobs.unitedrentals.com/creative/culture)

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Career Development & Promotional Opportunities

  • Additional Vacation Buy Up Program (US Only)

  • Early Wage Access through Payactiv (US Hourly Only)

  • Paid Sick Leave

  • An inclusive and welcoming culture (http://jobs.unitedrentals.com/creative/diversity)

Learn more about our full US benefit offerings (http://unitedrentalsbenefits.com/) here.

Mutual respect for the dignity and fundamental rights of all persons defines our culture. United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other status protected by law. If you need a reasonable accommodation at any point of the application process, please email [email protected] for assistance.

United Rentals consists of a wide variety of roles with different duties and responsibilities. The actual pay rate offered to candidates varies depending upon a wide range of factors including specific position, education, training, experience, skills, and ability.

Compensation Range:

$18.40 – $26.50

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