Entry Level- Forklift Painter/Shop Helper

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/8/2022 2:41 PM)
Job ID
2022-3563
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-IL-Bolingbrook
Category
Service

Overview

ALTA EQUIPMENT GROUP LOGO-2022

 

Come work for the largest equipment dealer in the Midwest! Are you a hardworking individual that thrives in a fast-paced environment and looking to take your career to the next level? If so, then come join our award winning team!

 

We provide our employees with the following tools and resources to be successful:

  • Training
  • Outstanding benefits package (BCBS PPO, Delta Dental and EyeMed Vision, plus much more!)
  • 401(k) with match
  • Competitive wages
  • Paid time off
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Work schedule: M-F, day shift

Responsibilities

Our industrial equipment group is seeking a full-tim Shop Helper/Forklift Painter for our Bolingbrook, IL branch. This position is first shift, M - F, and hourly (no flat rate!). The primary responsibilities of the position consist of, but are not limited to:

  • Effectively sand, bondo and repaint trucks in a timely manner
  • Keep the paint area clean after each job is completed
  • Completing each repair job in a timely, efficient and professional manner
  • Providing exceptional customer service
  • Work and manage workloads independently
  • Drive and arrange equipment
  • Clean and organize the shop
  • Provide assistance to technicians and other service staff
  • May perform preventative maintenance on customer forklifts and other material handling equipment 
  • Proper completion and submission of all required paperwork
  • Incorporate Alta's Guiding Principles into daily activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Previous painting experience is required (forklift, heavy equipment, automotive, parts)
  • Strong knowledge of basic sanding, bondo and paint mixing
  • Must be able to manage time efficiently day-to-day
  • Great communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Possess own basic set of hand tools
  • Mechanically inclined candidates are desired
  • Language Skills - Basic: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations, to customers, clients, and other 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 stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands; Frequently will talk/hear, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; Occasionally will sit, climb or balance
  • Lift and/or Move Functions: Regularly will lift up to 10 pounds; Frequently will lift 11 to 25 pounds; Occasionally will lift from 26 to 100 plus pounds
  • Work Environment: Regularly will work near moving mechanical parts; Frequently will be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals; Occasionally will work in wet or humid conditions (non-weather), extreme cold and heat (non-weather), risk of electrical shock, vibration, outdoor weather conditions
 

About Alta:

Culture is Job #1. Alta Equipment Company prides itself in the 3 P’s of business: People, Process and Product. By investing in the best people and creating a “one team” approach, Alta Equipment Company earns customers for life.

 

If you have a passion for excellence and are ready to make a difference within our organization, we’re ready for you. Whether it’s selling the world’s-best big iron, rolling up your sleeves and servicing our industry-leading construction and material handling product brands or being a difference maker behind the scenes, we can use your skillset.

 

At Alta Equipment Company, we believe in mutual respect and are committed to diversity while inspiring our employees to reach their maximum potential. Voted a “Top Work Place USA”, our employees across North America are committed to excellence. It’s the Alta way.

 

So, let’s start the conversation. Click the link to apply and begin the journey of a lifetime.

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What We Look For:

Outstanding candidates for the position will have demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment while maintaining accuracy and meeting deadlines. 

 

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

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

 

We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.

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