Expressway Cinema Rentals Rental Technician / Driver for Film & Video Equipment Rental House Philadelphia, PA · Full time

As a Rental Tech, part of your time will be spent in the overall upkeep and organization in our rental warehouse as well as helping to check in and out orders as instructed on a daily basis. As a Driver & Fleet Assistant, you will be tasked with loading and unloading vehicles as well as delivering them to and from various destinations as well as helping to maintain general vehicle maintenance and upkeep schedules.

Description

Expressway is currently seeking to fill the position of Rental Tech / Driver at our East Falls Headquarters in Philadelphia. As a Rental Tech, part of your time will be spent in the overall upkeep and organization in our rental warehouse as well as helping to check in and out orders as instructed on a daily basis. As a Driver & Fleet Assistant, you will be tasked with loading and unloading vehicles as well as delivering them to and from various destinations as well as helping to maintain general vehicle maintenance and upkeep schedules. You will also be required to make runs and pick up equipment and supplies as needed. At times you will be required to bring vehicles to and from a job site and may be required to stay with the vehicle and often will be asked to help a production as needed on a job. You will also be tasked with executing half way trips and deliveries between our locations in Philadelphia and New York.


Experience and competency with driving commercial vehicles, especially larger trucks up to 26’ 26,000lbs GVWR in the city is highly preferred. An understanding of the general maintenance needs of trucks and cargo vans is preferred. Experience in the Film and Video Industry is preferred but not required if other aspects of this position are a good fit. We are welcoming applicants of all skill levels and are looking for someone motivated with an eagerness to grow with the company and be a team player. Our staff is a creative and inclusive group, and we hope to fill this position with an equally passionate, hard-working, self-starter individual


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:



  • Rental Tech: Assist with the overall operation and maintenance of Expressway’s Grip and Electric Warehouse
  • Assist with checking in, checking out, filling and receiving orders as instructed
  • Load and unload vehicles
  • Trucks and Driving: Drive and understand the functionality of all of Expressway’s non-CDL vehicles, and may be asked to help perform basic maintenance on Expressway’s vehicles at times.
  • Maintenance, organization, and cleanliness of Expressway’s fleet of vehicles, parking lots, and rental facilities. All vehicles must be maintained both functionally and aesthetically.
  • Coordinating regular and emergency maintenance of Expressway’s fleet with local or roadside service providers in order to keep all vehicles in good working order.
  • Ensuring all of Expressway’s vehicles are up to date with registration, insurance, and other DOT regulations.
  • Deliveries, pick-ups, and weekly transfer orders between our HQ in Philadelphia and our offices in Upstate New York. Occasional overnight trips may be required.
  • Working closely with all department managers to ensure that deliveries and pickups are coordinated on time and accurately with customers.
  • Troubleshoot basic vehicle issues in-house such as fluids, wipers, flat tires, etc.
  • Customer Service: This includes speaking with customers, answering the shop’s phone, taking orders and adjustments, and meticulously building orders based on customers’ requests.


Requirements

Film and Video production experience is a plus

Drivers License Required (CDL is a plus but not required)

Proficient and confident driving vehicles up to 26’ box trucks.

Ability to occasionally work out of town overnight (lodging and per diem will be provided).

Ability to lift more than 25lbs

Excellent Communication Skills Required

Organizational and Multitasking Skills Required

Experience in Flex Rental Solutions is a Plus

Vehicle Mechanical and Maintenance Experience is a plus.