United Rentals – Wixom, MI
will include the maintenance and repair of complex mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and diesel systems on a variety of rental and customer… United Rentals
United Rentals – Corpus Christi, TX
5440 Ayers St United Rentals is offering an excellent opportunity for a Service Technician IV who is ready to grow their career with the leading… United Rentals
United Rentals – Temple Terrace, FL
• Coaching and development of 15-20 National Account Reps in Tampa and remote locations. Field Engagement • As needed, resolve escalated process or… United Rentals
United Rentals – Salt Lake City, UT
1070 West 2100 South United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company in the world, is offering an excellent opportunity for a Service Manager… United Rentals
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I have been working at United Rentals full-time (more than an year)Pros
>It's United Rentals, everyone knows them and there's a huge customer base.
>Decent pay and benefits.
>Lot's of $$$ to invest in equipment.
>Great systems like Total Control and their Apps that let customers off-rent equipment on their phone.Cons
>Senior Management tells everyone what they want to hear. Look at all the glowing reviews on here, that popped up all at the same time they bought NPC. It's pretty obvious they got some intern to write bogus things extolling the awesomeness of UR.
>Extremely Micromanaged, your phone's location (hence you) are tracked 24-a-day and the new vehicles come with a nanny system that alerts your boss if you're speeding.
>Their plan is to win by being United Rentals and buying up everyone else, rather than actually being better. All they seem to do is buy up high-performing companies (RSC, NPC, etc) then instill the UR Culture to ruin what made them so good. If your company gets bought out by them, polish off your resume, as things are going to change.
>Very corporate, CYOA environment where everything has to fit inside the box, rather than giving people flexibility to get the job done. You are constantly getting invited to pointless conference calls on safety, where it's just someone blabbering on about common-sense things, instead of having managers take ownership of their safety program. Also you'll wait forever to hire people, so you're only going to get people who aren't getting hired elsewhere. Finally, if there's a billing issue, good luck trying to get it resolved, as credits have to get approved by all kinds of people.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Stop being so corporate and leave companies that you've purchased alone. You bought them because they're successful, so why start monkeying around with them and driving off successful people? Also get rid off all the Big Brother stuff and learn to trust your employees.Doesn't RecommendNeutral OutlookDisapproves of CEO