Yard Specialist

2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1217
# of Openings
1
US-MI-New Hudson
Category
Rental

Overview

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About the Company:
 
Alta Equipment Company is one of the Great Lakes leading equipment dealers, offering a wide variety of products including gas and electric forklifts, a diverse line of construction equipment and materials handling products. Alta brings 32 years of experience in service efficiency and fleet management to its customer base, providing rapid response and innovative solutions. We are a growing, progressive, multi-location distributor with 20 locations and over 700 employees based in Michigan, Northern Indiana and Illinois. Our core commitment is to provide outstanding service that exceeds our customers’ expectations. Alta’s Guiding Principles are that we Invest in the Best, we have a Passion for Excellence, we promote Mutual Respect, we are One Team, and we develop relationships that create Customers for Life.
 
We offer an excellent benefit package that includes:
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield health with 3 PPO plans to choose from
  • Delta Dental
  • EyeMed voluntary vision
  • UNUM company paid life, short and long term disability insurances
  • Voluntary life and long term disability buy up
  • Legal and identity theft insurance
  • Flexible and health savings accounts
  • Paid holidays
  • Personal and vacation time
  • 401(k) with company match

Responsibilities

Our Construction Equipment Group is seeking a full-time yard specialist at our New Hudson, MI location. The primary responsibilities of the position consist of, but are not limited to:

  • Completing equipment traffic paperwork in an accurate manner
  • Photos of all equipment moving in and out of the facility
  • Visual inspections of machines for check in and out
  • Verification of operator manuals and safety equipment
  • Organization of the yard
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the exterior of the facility
  • Incorporating Alta's Guiding Principles into daily activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Consistent, regular, and reliable attendance including being ready for work at the designated start time

Qualifications

Desired Skills and Qualifications:
  • Must have good customer relation skills
  • Knowledge of small engine maintenance and repair is preferred
  • Knowledge of construction equipment
  • Experience operating heavy equipment is required
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with a friendly and professional personality
  • Computer programs - Microsoft Outlook and basic computer skill
  • Language Skills - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routing reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Mathematical Skills - Basic: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Reasoning Ability - Intermediate: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
  • Physical/Sensory Functions: Regularly will use hands, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; Frequently will stand, walk, climb or balance, talk/hear.
  • Lift and/or Move Functions: Frequently up to 50 pounds; Occasionally from 51 to 100+ pounds
  • Work Environment: Regularly will work near moving mechanical parts, exposed to outdoor weather conditions; Frequently will be in non-weather related wet or humid conditions; Occasionally will work in high precarious places, with fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration.

What We Look For:

 

At Alta Equipment Company, we are looking for candidates who are a cultural fit with our organization and understand that every task and job goes toward fostering customers for life. Along with that, a great attitude that embraces mutual respect and delivering a consistent high energy level that exudes a passion for excellence. Also, we are searching for a skill set that has a high aptitude for the position with a continual focus on investing in one’s profession through additional training and learning.

 
Other Opportunities at Alta:
 Please visit our careers page at www.altaequipment.jobs to view other openings that may be of interest to you!
  • Job seekers only
  • Recruiting/staffing firms - please do not contact the company about this posting

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