Sunbelt Rentals Equipment Rental Specialist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Sunbelt Rentals strives to be the customer's first choice in the equipment rental industry. From pumps to scaffolding to general construction tools, we aim to be the only call needed to outfit a job site with the proper equipment. Not only do we offer a vast fleet that ranks among the best in the industry, we pair it all with a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Our employees are our greatest asset, and although we present a comprehensive equipment offering, our expertise and service are what truly distinguish us from the competition.
We pride ourselves on investing in our workforce and offer competitive benefits, as well as extensive on-the-job training for all eligible employees.
As a highly successful national company, we are constantly looking for talented individuals to support our growth. If you are interested in pursuing a rewarding career, we invite you to review our opportunities!
If a current Sunbelt Rentals employee has referred you for an employment opportunity please notify them that you are applying for this position. In order for the employee to get a referral bonus they need to contact their regional recruiter.
JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
This position will actually be located in Plaquemine, LA when it opens but had to be posted in Baton Rouge for advertising purposes only.
The Equipment Rental Specialist is considered the Company’s first point of contact for the customer to determine/understand the customer’s equipment needs.
Gaining extensive knowledge of our equipment through on the job training the Equipment Rental Specialist is a unique role that will learn several aspects of the business including operations, sales, and service.
Performs inside sales duties to qualify in-person and remote customers’ equipment needs then align those with the company’s various equipment offerings.
Determines availability of equipment and coordinates with Dispatch and Service Departments for current and upcoming equipment requirements; partnering with other Sunbelt locations when necessary to secure additional equipment.
Acts as the sales administrator on rental contracts and handles customer’s inquiries in a professional manner to resolve any issues that arise.
Offers outside sales support in efforts by performing prospecting calls, forwarding sales leads and incoming inquiries to the sales group, and promoting product and frequent renter programs.
Negotiates price and volume of original orders by maximizing rate and volume.
Places equipment orders by obtaining customer information; finalizes details about when, where and what equipment is required; selects equipment/merchandise from inventory and places the rental/purchase order in the computer system; organizes transportation for orders.
Works cross-functionally with other verticals to ensure customer’s needs are met and to maximize sales opportunities.
Reviews daily management reports and provides regular feedback to Branch Manager regarding fleet and merchandise inventory.
May assist with delivery and pick up of equipment when needed.
Ensures all activity and customer transactions are performed within Sunbelt safety policies.
Performs duties in accordance with company safety standards.
High School diploma or GED
Valid Driver’s license
0 -2 years of experience in a related field
High attention to Detail
Customer service aptitude
Effective written and oral communication skills
Strong computer and telephone skills
Ability to remain flexible in a fast-paced, fluid environment
Bilingual (Spanish) preferred in some locations
Must be able to bend, squat, crouch and/or reach and lift up to 25 pounds or more, as required by the job. Occasional night and weekend work may be required as well. All duties must be performed according to Sunbelt’s safety policies and guidelines. Reasonable accommodations may be made to comply with ADA/ADAAA.
The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day to day.
Sunbelt Rentals is an Equal Opportunity Employer — Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran and any other protected ground
Gear up for an exciting career!
Sunbelt Rentals is one of the largest equipment rental companies in North America. Backed by a national network, Sunbelt successfully services a variety of customers - from those in the commercial, residential, industrial, municipal, and specialized service industries, to weekend do-it-yourselfers. Sunbelt’s extensive fleet exceeds $4.0 billion and includes general construction equipment, industrial tools, pumps and power generation equipment, trench shoring, scaffolding, remediation & restoration equipment, and more.
Specialty Divisions and Market Segment Focus:
Designed to serve distinct customer segments requiring a high level of technical expertise, Sunbelt Rentals offer a highly diversified product mix, as well as trained experts.
Climate Control Services
Tools & Equipment
Oil & Gas Services
Pile Driving Services
Pump & Power Services
Remediation and Restoration
Sunbelt Safety & Training:
Central to our company’s policies and practices is our focus on the safety of our customers and employees. We offer comprehensive safety programs dedicated to scaffolding, aerial work platforms and forklifts. In addition, all Sunbelt employees undergo mandatory worker safety programs administered by location managers and those who operate company vehicles complete a safe driving program. Learn More
Why Work Here?
At Sunbelt Rentals, we place enormous value on the welfare and commitment of our employees as well as the superior level of service they provide for our customers. All our employees benefit from extensive on-the-job training which is amongst the best in the industry. Our advancement opportunities are why many of our staff remain with us throughout their careers. A career with Sunbelt Rentals means diversity, teamwork, recognition for exceptional performance, and room to grow!
We are proud to offer the following benefits:
Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
And many more
Sunbelt Rentals is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran