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United Rentals Reviews

Updated Aug 15, 2019

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4.0
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95%
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United Rentals CEO Matthew Flannery
Matthew Flannery
49 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits with lots of great savings i(in 49 reviews)

  • "Good Pay compared to other industries(in 41 reviews)

Cons
  • "The upper management is very condescending(in 32 reviews)

  • "You work long hours, but you are well compensated for it(in 29 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (6)

    "Great Organization and Great CEO"

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    Current Employee - Full Time Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at United Rentals full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Senior Leadership is engaged, caring and responsive to everyone. Opportunity for growth is tremendous. Training is available for everyone. Strong safety culture. Strong community outreach. Organization is there for everyone in time of need both professional and personal.

    Cons

    I do not have any cons- The organization always looking for innovate and smart ways to grow and improve.

    United Rentals2019-05-22
  2. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Service Tech in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at United Rentals full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    They get what ever you need for job

    Cons

    Raises are very small and pay is not top in industry

    United Rentals2019-08-06
  3. "Great Job"

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    Former Employee - Yard Driver in Melbourne, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at United Rentals full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    awesome pay, awesome people, awesome benefits, awesome hours

    Cons

    Outside in Florida in the middle of summer it's got.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

    United Rentals2019-08-15
  4. "A Great Place to Work!"

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    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at United Rentals full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    I really appreciate how the branches all work together for the common goal to take care of our customer. Strong Safety Culture with Good Benefits. I also appreciate what UR does outside in our communities.

    Cons

    Long hours so work/life balance is or can be a challenge.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!

    United Rentals2019-08-15
  5. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at United Rentals full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great support, great systems, great company

    Cons

    Variances in equipment from acquisitions

    United Rentals2019-08-14
  6. "Good long term company"

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    Current Employee - Branch Rental Manager in Eugene, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at United Rentals full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Decent Benefits and Pay. Good Corporate communication.

    Cons

    Hard to move up without moving.

    United Rentals2019-08-07
  7. "United Rentals is a good company to work for."

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    Current Employee - Service Tech III 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at United Rentals full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits, family environment, friendly atmosphere, pay is good

    Cons

    Some bad management bad communication

    Advice to Management

    Communication is key, don't just constantly drop bombs on your employees for a certain timeline that you know can't be met

    United Rentals2019-08-10
  8. "Best company to work for in any industry."

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    Current Employee - Branch Manager IV in Wichita, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at United Rentals full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The Company Cares about there employees.

    Cons

    Sicks days are not PTO

    Advice to Management

    Change sick days for salary employees to PTO with there vacation days.

    United Rentals2019-07-22
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Wild ride"

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    Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at United Rentals full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits as well as vehicle insurance and fuel

    Cons

    Lowest paid commission rep in the industry

    Advice to Management

    Lay off micro management

    United Rentals2019-07-18
  10. "Career Opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Sales in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at United Rentals full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Consistently growing with advancement opportunities anywhere in the US/Canada.

    Cons

    Moderate diversity within Upper Management

    United Rentals2019-07-10
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