HERC Rentals Learning & Development Business Partner in Houston, Texas

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.

Job Summary

The main purpose of the job is to train and develop Sales and Operations Trainees in order to effectively move employees through the established curriculum in a way that supports individual branch objectives and builds a pipeline of talent for both Sales and Operations. The position can be based at any location in the South Central Region; there will be an approximate travel of 80%.


  • Guide employees through the completion of all components of Sales and Operations Trainee curriculum

  • Travel to branches throughout the region to provide on-the-job training for Sales and Operations Trainees

  • Assist District and Branch Managers with performance management including performance reviews, feedback, and coaching for employees

  • Monitor and track progress of training and ensure HR Business Partner gets needed information for promotions

  • With assistance from HR Business Partner and Branch/District Managers, discuss career path options with employees

  • Be a resource on equipment knowledge for counter staff and provide specification books/files that are updated and maintained on a regular basis

  • Provide additional training on areas that need specific focus or more in depth coverage for certain employees

  • Assist with counter operations at branches when gaps occur

  • Assist with completion of other training such as required safety courses and other courses in Learning Connection

  • Resource for all counter staff regarding counter processes/operations; field questions and resolve problems

  • Use innovative thinking to implement process improvements for counter operations

  • Assign tasks and projects to Sales and Operations trainees as needed as to aid in the development of the employee and provide additional support for branch operations


Professional Experience

Educational Background

Bachelor - Business Administration or related industry/field preferred

Conditions of Employment

Specific education in training/teaching/development is a plus.

Five years of experience in branch counter operations. Experience in training is a plus.


  • Ability to effectively develop and build talent of employees

  • Ability to travel up to 80%

  • Commitment to company values

  • Computer competence

  • Employee training and development

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Logical judgement and decision making skills

  • Managing performance of employees including providing feedback, coaching, and addressing issues

  • Team player with experience with high performing teams

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.