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Lead, Large Equipment Rental Technician (154709)

CA - Los Angeles

  • Date Posted: Sep 17, 2021
  • Company: HOME DEPOT USA, INC
  • Travel: 0-25%
  • Functional Area: Technician
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

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Position Description:

The Home Depot Rental is your single source for large equipment, general tools, trucks and trailers all in one location. With more than 1,200 convenient locations and a young fleet of pro-quality tools and equipment, The Home Depot Rental can help you get the job done. Plus, not only do we offer transportation solutions with our truck and van rentals, but we also provide onsite delivery service for large equipment rentals.

We’re proud to be number 18 on the 2021 Fortune 500 list. The Home Depot is growing – grow your career with us. We're building a pipeline of talented associates for future openings and that's where you come in.

We are looking for Associates who share in our core values:

  • Taking Care of Our People
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Building Strong Relationships
  • Doing the Right Thing
  • Giving Back
  • Creating Shareholder Value
  • Respect for All People
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit

 We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision plans (available on day one of employment)
  • Merit Increases and Performance Bonuses
  • Associate Discount Programs
  • Paid Parental and Maternity leave
  • 401(K) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • To learn more about our available benefits please visit:

The Lead Rental Technician (LRT) is a skilled technician, adept at performing a full range of equipment repairs on light construction equipment. This position reports directly to the Rental Field Operations Manager (RFOM), and follows the daily priorities as set by the RFOM and Regional Rental Manager.


  • 10% Collaborate with Customers and Peers - Communicates with other technicians, store associates, and customers in order to fully understand the mechanical problems being reported
  • 10% Manages Parts Inventory - Obtains parts needed for repairs, while maintaining accurate parts inventory
  • 10% Plan Repairs - Reviews Down Equipment Report and communicates with Rental Field Operations Manager to prioritize repairs and service calls
  • 60% Repair and Maintain Equipment - Diagnose, maintain and repair all components of the machine, including gas and diesel engines, hydraulics, electrical systems, fuel systems, and brake systems
  • 10% Work Documentation - Utilizes company technology platform to document all work performed on equipment, including labor, and parts


  • This position typically reports to Rental Field Operations Manager
  • This position has 0 Direct Reports



Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes which cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness. 


Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.



  • Must be twenty-one years of age or older.
  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma and/or GED.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years

 Physical Requirements:

Must continuously stand or walk or regularly requires lifting/handling/carrying material or equipment of moderate weight (8-20 pounds).

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • - Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • - Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively with cross-functional teams
  • - Ability to negotiate, handle complaints, settle disputes, and resolve grievances with both internal and external customers
  • - Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
  • - Action Oriented
  • - Decision Quality
  • - Communicates Effectively
  • - Customer Focus
  • - Drives Results
  • - Resourcefulness

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.