HERC Rentals Region Maintenance Manager, Western Canada in Edmonton, Alberta

Herc Rentals is a premier full-line equipment-rental company — providing our customers the equipment solutions they need to get their work done safely, confidently and cost effectively, while enabling them to conserve capital for their growth investments.

With over 50 years of equipment-rental expertise, approximately 4,800 employees with approximately 275 company operated locations, principally in North America. Herc Rentals is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation; industrial & manufacturing; oil & gas; government & municipalities; construction, mining, & energy; remediation & restoration; emergency response; facilities; MRO; entertainment; and ground care.

We aspire to be the supplier, employer and investment of choice in our industry, with core values that promote a culture built on integrity, respect, teamwork, and accountability.

Short Description

The primary mission of the Region Maintenance Manager function is to assist and guide operations staff on maintenance and repair processes in a fast paced and customer focused professional environment. The position would be responsible for improving the maintainability, reliability, and availability of the assets through the execution of improved maintenance practices, personnel training and development of technicians and service staff. This role also acts as a key liaison with our OEM equipment suppliers and improving communication and dialogue with HERC branches.


Work collaboratively with Region/Corporate safety personnel and the locations to ensure we follow safe work practices.

Create and work with branch operations to ensure compliance with regulatory / Hertz maintenance and ensure branches meet HERC inspection standards.

Create standard processes and KPI’s for warranty and work with OEM’s and branches to maximize the recoverable warranty on claims made.

Ensure there is regular communication with service and shop managers regarding best practices or information from OEM’s relative to the repair and maintenance of the fleet.

Develop processes and KPI’s to manage mechanic and shop productivity. Help branches achieve the right balance of personnel to fleet to maximize fleet available and control FUR.

Develop PM reporting to ensure branches track and monitor maintenance intervals, annual inspections and required NDT testing of the fleet. Work with branches on staffing and training to optimize maintenance of the fleet.

Conduct quarterly benchmarking of maintenance expenses internally and externally where possible

The Region Maintenance Manager is responsible for working and collaborating with regional operations staff to maximize repair and maintenance of the fleet and assist in process improvement that leads to improved expense management.


Professional Experience

Minimum of five years holding a leadership role demonstrating the ability to lead and get results through others

Educational Background

Bachelor’s degree


  • Financial acumen

  • Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level

  • Root cause analysis; the ability to manipulate large amounts of data to draw conclusions for improvement

  • Ability to look outside the organization and to bring in ideas that elevate the performance level of the company to cutting edge maintenance practices

Conditions of Employment

Lean six sigma methodology

Root cause / statistical analysis

Benchmarking and KPI management

Exceptional collaboration skills

Must have valid Class 5 license

Clean driving record

If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career with a growth-oriented company, Herc Rentals is the right place for you! As an industry leader, we offer the opportunity for training, development, and advancement. In addition, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including a generous vacation program. Apply today to be part of a team built for success!

Herc Rentals does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.