Mechanical Specialist

Job Locations US-CA-Benicia | US-CA-Sacramento | US-CA-Hayward
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/5/2021 4:56 PM)
SOLitude Lake Management
Technical Services
Posting Type


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Mechanical Specialist

Are you independent, resourceful, and mechanically included?  Do you love working outdoors?  Want to build your career in an exciting industry and a growing world class organization?  Come see why so many of our team members recommend us to their friends!

Who are we? 

SOLitude Lake Management – a proud member of the Rentokil family of companies - provides aquatic management services to lakes, ponds, reservoirs, and wetlands. SOLitude offers a wide variety of services including fishery programs, algae and aquatic weed control, mechanical harvesting/hydro-raking, installation/maintenance of fountains and aeration systems, and water quality testing. 


What do our Mechanical Specialists do?

The primary responsibility of the Mechanical Specialist is to participate in onwater mechanical management operations in a manner that meets company/client expectations and regulatory compliance.  This team member fosters the SOLitude culture, value, and service performance standards.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Aid in the mobilization/demobilization of all equipment
  • Assist in the staging of environmental control measures per permit requirements
  • Operate SOLitude machinery effectively – primarily small watercraft, aquatic weed harvester and aquatic hydro rake.
  • Log all appropriate information regarding mechanical projects in log book – date, project, material collected, loads, etc.
  • Discuss project successes/failures with Project Coordinator for future planning
  • Support the Mechanical Division with maintaining/fixing equipment in a group setting
  • Log all work performed on mechanical machinery in the affiliated log book
  • Collect and return all company receipts in an organized fashion
  • Travel and lodge at various locations, project specific
  • Ability to trailer and tow mechanical equipment.


What do you need?

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 1-2+ years in the mechanical application field
  • Comfortable with on-water equipment applications
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Complete licensing/certification programs as necessary (OSHA 10, Hoisting, etc.)
  • The work requires strenuous physical exertion and the employee may be required to drive, stand, walk, bend, climb, kneel and crouch for extended periods of time, as well as see, talk, hear and use hands and arms to grasp, handle, reach and feel. 
  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to learn
  • Have proficient writing and verbal skills
  • Be comfortable working at heights
  • Available to work Monday-Friday and Saturdays as needed
  • Ability to obtain and maintain licenses/certificates as required by federal, state and local regulations
  • Must pass pre-employment background screen and drug test
  • Valid driver’s license/clean driving record

Why Choose Rentokil?


A career with Rentokil is exactly that - a professional trajectory filled with opportunity.  We pride ourselves on being a world class team that rewards high performance.  We offer competitive pay on a bi-weekly pay schedule and many of our roles offer incentives based on performance and providing exceptional customer experience.


Below you'll find information about some of what Rentokil North America has to offer.  All Full-Time Colleagues qualify for the following and Part-Time Colleagues qualify for most benefits when they meet certain criteria.


  • Professional and Personal Growth:
    • Robust Paid Training & Professional Development Path
    • Opportunity to grow - We love to promote from within!
    • Fantastic Tuition Reimbursement benefits & Scholarship Programs (for FT Colleagues) 
  • Wellness:
    • Excellent Health benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
    • Access to Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare or Dependent Care Expenses
    • Outstanding Company-Paid Short Term Disability
    • Access to Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Wellness Reimbursement Program
    • Employee Assistance Program that offers services such as free counseling services, will preparation, discounts to health clubs, and other benefits
    • Company-paid sick time
  • Savings & Retirement:
    • 401(k) retirement plan with highly-competitive company-matching contributions
    • Holiday Savings Club option with company-matching funds
    • Employee Discounts (includes many offerings, including cellular/mobile service, health clubs, and more)
  • Work-Life Balance:
    • Vacation Days & sick days
    • Company-Paid Holidays & Floating Holidays

We are looking for individuals who want to make a difference where our customers live and work.  Is that you?

Additional Information

Rentokil North America is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to equality in every aspect of employment.  As we expand, we are focused on building a foundation of diverse talent and equality in all areas of our workforce.  All qualified applicants receive equal consideration, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

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