Rental Branch Manager

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Location : Name
Hawthorne - Escondido



Responsible for all daily activities associated with branch of responsibility in a manner consistent with delivering Hawthorne and Caterpillar annual business plans, goals and objectives. A special focus and emphasis on rental revenue growth, financial and time utilization, and sales rep performance is required.



  1. Overall supervision, development, and performance management of branch personnel.
  2. Deliver annual R2R, HR, and rental roll out revenue targets.
  3. Work with RSR’s to ensure Sales Pro performance standards are being met. Take corrective action and provide maximum support and direction where deficiencies are present.
  4. Utilizing Dodge Data, assist RSR’s with opportunity analysis and new business opportunity generation.
  5. Ensure safe, efficient shop and yard practices are being observed at all times.
  6. Utilization of IRents reports such as Return to Ready to ensure maximum fleet availability.
  7. Oversee all safety matters, including audits, safety training, OSHA compliance, DOT regulations and drug and alcohol testing.
  8. Oversee trucking and dispatching of both company fleet and sublet trucking
  9. Code and approve authorized accounts payable invoices.
  10. Assist Corp Rental Manager in acquisition and disposing of inventory (both Cat & Allied)
  11. Perform all other duties as assigned by management



  1. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  2. Must Have 3 to 5 Years of experience in Construction Equipment Industry
  3. Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience.
  4. Strong sales and customer service experience.
  5. Knowledge and experience in the equipment rental industry preferred.
  6. An understanding of business accounting principles and budget preparation.
  7. Organizational and communication skills.
  8. Multi-tasking capabilities.


  1. Walking and moving about on foot often through uneven terrain.
  2. Handling: Seizes, helps or works with hands.
  3. Lifting: Raises or lowers miscellaneous equipment parts, small tools, batteries, and tampers.
  4. Reaching: Extends hands and arms in any direction.
  5. Stooping: Bends body downward and forward by bending at knees or waist.
  6. Standing: Remains in standing position if required to perform various functions of the job.
  7. Climbing: In and out of equipment.
  8. Vision: Read rental documents, invoices and bills.
  9. Talking: Communications by radio, phone, and in person.
  10. Sitting: Sits in equipment and in vehicles.


Lifting: Up to 25lbs. daily; frequent exertion



  1. Noise: Works in conditions with constant or intermittent noise.
  2. Temp/Weather: Works in an office environment outside with variations of temperature and weather.
  3. Exposure: Foul odors, fumes, bright lights, dust, gas, and harsh substances.

ACCOMMODATIONS:  Reasonable accommodations for essential functions of the position will be considered.


Hawthorne Cat® is an Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Hawthorne Cat® Participates in E-Verify.


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