Open Positions

Cal-West Rentals, Inc. is a family-owned and operated, full-service equipment rental company since 1958. We pride ourselves on offering excellent customer service and quality rental equipment to homeowners, small and large contractors and ranchers.

Our Open Positions

We’re looking for a full-time Field Service Equipment Mechanic for our new location in San Mateo, CA. The ideal candidate will have experience maintaining equipment in the construction space and will have knowledge of hydraulics, electronics, gas and diesel machinery. We’re most interested in someone who can excel as part of a team, is passionate about helping customers, and is eager to do good honest work.

Job Duties:

  • Greet customers and assist with questions, equipment use, operation, shutdown, and safety requirements and procedures
  • Travel to and from customer locations in a timely and safe manner
  • Quickly and safely evaluate and troubleshoot worksite equipment repairs
  • Check equipment for damage, record hours used, mileage, and fuel levels
  • Service and maintain equipment to ensure it is safe, meets the manufacturers operation standards, and is ready to rent
  • Complete part orders and maintain parts inventory
  • Clean and maintain shop and equipment
  • Maintaining a safe work environment at all times
  • Comply with all government and company safety policies, procedures, and regulations including reporting any unsafe equipment, incidents, conditions, or safety violations
  • Assist in the training of new mechanics and technicians, and advise as needed


  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Must have a valid CA driver’s license and good driving record
  • Must have 1-2 years mechanic service experience in the equipment rental, construction industry, and/or related field
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Must be fluent in English (spoken and written)
  • Must be safety-focused
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced environment

Rental equipment experience is a plus but we always value people with fresh ideas and the ability to help us improve. We offer growth opportunities, full benefits and a competitive pay.

Work Conditions & Physical Requirements:

This work is physically demanding and will require a considerable degree of physical strength and stamina. Physical requirements include:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Working indoors and in general warehouse conditions, and outside under varying weather conditions without heat or air conditioning.
  • Frequent lifting and a significant degree of walking, bending, and transporting objects of various weights and dimensions.
  • Job functions may expose employee to chemicals, including but not limited to, gasoline, diesel fuel, kerosene, propane gas, cleaning solvents, and aerosol paints and cleaners. Due to the physical nature of these chemicals, a sense of smell is required.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.


Competitive pay ranging from $33 – $40 per hour, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, PTO, Paid Holidays and more.

Apply Today!

Please submit a resume online using the form below or send your resume to to be considered for this position.

Cal-West Rentals, Inc. Rentals is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Employment offers are contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a drug screening and physical, in addition to the verification of legally required documentation demonstrating the individual’s eligibility to work in the United States.

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