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A-1 Coast Rentals, Inc.


The company was founded in 1945 by A.E. "Slim" Billings, leaving his shipyard-welding job just prior to the end of WWII to start his own business and named it Lomita Saw & Lawnmower Shop. He later added locksmithing & key making. Within a year he acquired some utility trailers and began renting them along with just about anything else he would find that contractors, industrial firms & homeowners could use, since non-military tools & equipment were scarce due to the preceding five-year war effort. It has become a non-stop effort to keep up with the customers ever since.

The name has changed to A-1 Coast Rentals, A-1 Coast Temporary Services (formerly A-1 Coast Sanitation, Inc.) was added to the mix in 1963 with the acquisition of LeBleu Sanitation, a small company, which rented portable toilets. The Company has expanded to its present size as one of the top half dozen or so, a supplier in Southern California, not only toilets but also temporary power poles, fencing and job sheds.

The A-1 Coast sister companies, operating together, are able to furnish the greatest varieties of rental equipment services in the country. If not the largest, certainly one of the most diverse.

The staffs of both companies combined are sixty of the most talented, efficient and dedicated people, which comprise one of the proudest and well-respected teams in our industry.

The opportunities available are numerous as we are growing at an impressive rate and welcome the addition of people with the necessary attitudes & skills to fit in to our hard working team. If you think you might be interested in joining us, just ask around about us from those who know us to get a feel for the quality of our services & personnel before making application. We think youíll be impressed.


Regarding Employment please be aware of the following firm requirements:

1. We drug test.
2. A valid CA Driverís License & insurability required.
3. Excellent stable, dependable work ethic & background.
4. Must have customer service skills.
5. Must have a phone where you can be reached whenever necessary in case of a work matters or emergency.

Current Company Benefits Available:
Health (HMO) & Dental Insurance Credit Union
401k Plans
Opportunity for Reimbursement of Education Expenses
Uniforms Furnished where required

Job Opportunities currently available:
If interested in applying for one of the jobs described below please fax your resume to (310) 326-1547 or mail it to 24000 Crenshaw Blvd. Torrance CA 90505 or drive in and request an application form. You can fill it out right then or return it later.


Customer Service on Counter:
            Fast paced environment

Heavy phones

Price quotes

Generate rental contracts on computer

Maintain inventory control

Resolve customer service issues

Solicit new customers with follow up sales calls.


Job & skill requirements:
Excellent math skills.
Keyboard literate.
Strong organizational skills.
Excellent stable work record.
You will be asked to take a written test on basic math and word skills.

Starting salary ranges from $10 and up.


Customer Service in Yard:

Experience preferred, but will train.

Must learn to demonstrate to customers how to safely use the equipment

Ability to test and inspect equipment upon return

Maintain equipment inventory

Legible Printing

If necessary, help customer select suitable equipment for his/her job

Keep equipment in a ready-to-rent condition and well organized in the yard

Strong customer service skills required, written test on basic math & word skills.

Salary ranges $9.00 & up.



            We maintain a full service shop.

            Ability to diagnose mechanical problems

            (e.g. 2 & 4 stroke & diesel engines)

Conduct preventive maintenance inspections & perform the recommended service

Must provide own tools

Minimum of 5 years of experience with trucks and construction equipment required

Must keep and submit accurate records of time spent and parts used to repair equipment

Ability to assist customers & problem solve over the phone desired.

Salary commensurate with ability & experience.

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Date last revised: 05/25/2004