RENTAL EQUIPMENT INSPECTOR Hugg & Hall Equipment Co. Hugg & Hall Equipment Co.

Description/Job Summary

Hugg & Hall Equipment Company is a leading supplier of Material Handling and Construction Equipment. Representing multiple lines, we are a turnkey operation offering new, used, parts, service and rental for industrial and construction equipment needs. Hugg and Hall knows that an environment where the employee is valued, well-trained, and confident will bring satisfaction to the customer or client. If you are seeking a career with a company that can offer opportunity and respect as a team member then you should consider employment with Hugg & Hall Equipment Company. Our team includes sales representative, service technicians, and a variety of other positions that will work together to make our customers' needs our own.

Hugg & Hall offers competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K and paid vacation.

The Rental Equipment Inspector performs rental ready inspections, assisting with equipment pickup/return, maintain equipment yard organization and flow, ensure rental equipment clean and organized, assist in the unloading of trucks, and assisting with small rental equipment maintenance. Must be able to fulfill essential job function in a consistent state of alertness and safe manner.

Essential Job Duties:
Determine the status of returned rental equipment by:

  • inspecting rental equipment upon return from rent for defects
  • recognizing and reporting any damages to received machines immediately to supervisor
  • documenting condition of equipment for use in recognizing recent damage to assist in recouping repair costs
  • prioritizing equipment for service by communicating with Fleet Maintenance Coordinator and Rental Sales people
  • ensuring safety of equipment prior to equipment being deemed "Rent Ready"

Maintain equipment yard organization, cleanliness of rental equipment & assisting with equipment pickup/return by:

  • keeping rental equipment clean and in designated areas
  • rotating electric aerial equipment on charge line
  • keeping all items located in the yard and shop neat and organized
  • keeping all L.P. bottles filled and notifying mechanic(s) and/or supervisor of defective tanks
  • notifies supervisor of problems with or broken rental equipment
  • unloading of outside hauler trucks/trailers
  • assist customers with the loading and unloading of equipment
  • maintain wash bay cleanliness

Manages time efficiently and contributes to team effort by:

  • being prepared for scheduled work hours and with special hours as needed
  • planning day's workload based on supervisors direction
  • utilizing time to minimize lost productivity
  • maintaining a clean and safe work area along with maintaining yard and building
  • maintaining shop tools and fixtures and reporting misuse
  • works well with others in the Rental Department
  • works well with other departments

Performs other organizational and equipment related tasks by:

  • Attends training schools as requested
  • Performs pre-delivery inspections, warranty registration, and decaling of new equipment
  • Assists in delivery of small rental items in a -ton pickup
  • Performs as Needed Cleaning and Organizing
  • Any Other Duties as Assigned by Supervisor

Other Job Duties (as needed and upon additional training):
Assist in the repairs on Small Rental Equipment by:

  • conduct repairs authorized by Fleet Maintenance Coordinator or Small Rental Equipment Technician
  • assisting in evaluating equipment based on reported problem
  • assisting in diagnosing malfunctioning equipment
  • discussing evaluation with supervisor or Small Rental Equipment Technician
  • completing parts requisition for necessary parts to make repairs
  • assisting with replacing faulty parts
  • assisting in repairing unit to be operational and safety compliant

Required Skills/Experience

  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Clean driving record
  • Above average communication skills to include: two-way radios, phones, and e-mail
  • Strong organization skills not limited to: parts, equipment, accessories, batteries, buckets, trailers, etc.
  • Ability to read and following instructions
  • Ability to accomplish duties with accuracy and timeliness
  • Ability to self-motivate which is required to stay on track, maintain organization, and make continuous progress
  • Ability to learn proper equipment operation on various types of material handling and construction equipment

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Possession of basic hand tools
  • Strong mechanical background


  • High school diploma or equivalent

Physical Demands/Environmental Conditions:

This position will be working at branch facilities mostly outdoors with the potential of traveling to customer locations. The employee will encounter varying weather conditions and temperatures. The normal auto hazards will apply. This position will be frequently operating equipment with potential hazard. Appropriate safety equipment and practices are required.

Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds on a frequent basis. Must be able to push/pull up to 100 pounds. Position requires standing, walking, twisting, climbing and crawling. Position requires bending, stooping, kneeling or squatting handling/fingering on a daily basis. Position may require driving truck to and from customer locations or other branch locations on occasion. Must be able to wear safety glasses and safety shoes. Must be medically capable of performing all aspects of the job with the maximum amount of safety. (Initial hire requires passing of pre-employment background check, physical abilities test, drug test and driving record)

This position is deemed a Safety Sensitive job for purposes of the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment, the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act and the Louisiana Therapeutic Marijuana Act.

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