BirminghamRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Birmingham jobs

Mechanic - B

Company: Rain For Rent
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

What we do: Rain for Rent moves water every day. We are the leading provider of temporary liquid handling solutions and are known for our systems engineering expertise, ability to tackle complex jobs cost effectively, and providing high value to organizations with critical liquid management issues. Our experienced teams, backed by skilled engineers, are continually working to redefine what is expected from a liquids handling provider by developing new equipment and harnessing technology for the most demanding environments. Our Rain for Rent solutions exceed customers' expectations for service and quality for their water-handling, irrigation and temporary liquid-storage problems. We strive to effectively and efficiently complete projects safely, on time and the right the first time.
To learn more about us please check out our website here. (
Rain for Rent's employees are proud to work for this family owned business which has been in business for more than 80 years. We are committed to providing consistent, quality products and services to customers across the U.S., Canada and the UK from more than 65 locations. Honesty and integrity are valued at Rain for Rent and employees are committed to exceeding expectations for service and quality to our customers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform a full inspection on a pump independently, not including a specialty pump.

  • Ability to perform diagnosis and repair of pump ends and priming systems.

  • Ability to perform diagnosis and repair of pump electrical systems, starters, alternators, wiring harnesses.

  • Ability to troubleshoot for priming and performance issues on Centrifugal Pump System

  • Understands the relationship between engine RPM, pressure, and volume from the pump curve on Centrifugal Pump

  • Ability to properly diagnose and repair trailer issues, including trailer electrical, wheels, tires, and bearings.

  • knowledge and understanding of pipe fittings and flanges and be able to identify different types and sizes used at RFR.

  • Demonstrate pipe and hose assembly methods for safe and secure assembly

  • Demonstrate correct positioning, suction and discharge assembly, suction screening, valves, LOTO, nurse tank and power supply

  • Understands the relationship between engine RPM, pressure, and volume from the pump curve

  • Can identify needs for spill protection, cribbing and safety barriers/warnings

  • Load, secure, deliver, unload, and install pumps for customers.

  • Inspect, examine, and test pumps using pressure gauge, hydrostatic testing, observation, or other methods.

  • Travel to customer sites to troubleshoot or make repairs as needed

  • Understand the relationship between work orders and branch metrics

  • Able to demonstrates knowledge of up to five skills required for branch specific work

  • Assist in the training of lower-level mechanics as needed

  • Complete paperwork/electronic documents as required by management.

  • Participate in the on-call rotation as needed.

    Other job competencies required to be successful in this position that are not listed elsewhere include:

    • Able to work flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.

    • Able to use a calculator, cellular telephone, and tape measure/ruler.

    • Able to read a map, plan routes, and calculate distances.

    • Must be Motivated, Team player, Safety-Oriented, and have a Customer Service orientation

      Physical Demands:
      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with arms and hands, simple grasping with right and left hands, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear, smell or taste. The employee is frequently required to power grasp with both right and left hands. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Employee must have manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceive attributes of objects and materials. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Employee will be exposed to heavy physical activity performing strenuous day activities of a primarily productive/technical nature.
      What we offer:--- Advancing your career through company provided training and development --- A competitive base salary paid on a weekly basis--- Nine paid holidays and paid time off program--- Tuition reimbursement--- Employees also participate in excellent Benefits ( including: Medical, dental, vision and a matching 401k plan
      When you join the Rain for Rent team, you will have the opportunity to make friends in the course of doing good business and can contribute positively to your community. The choice is easy. Join the Rain for Rent team today.
      Rain for Rent is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and other statuses protected by law.

      • High School or GED or better

        Licenses & Certifications

        • Driver License


          • Forklift Certification


            • 2-3 years: mechanic experience and to demonstrate duties and responsibilities of a Mechanic C.

            • 1-2 year: trade school or equivalent training maintaining industrial, mud, vacuum, or submersible pumps; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

              Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
              The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Rain For Rent, Birmingham , Mechanic - B, Engineering , Birmingham, Alabama

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Alabama jobs by following @recnetAL on Twitter!

Birmingham RSS job feeds