Shop Helper

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/15/2022 8:34 AM)
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US-MI-Byron Center



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
  • Top wages
  • Paid time off
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Company uniforms provided
  • Work schedule: M-F, day shift


Our Construction Equipment Group is seeking a full-time Shop Helper for our Byron Center, MI Branch.  The primary responsibilities of the position consist of, but are not limited to:

  • Daily cleaning of the shop
  • Removal of trash in and around the shop
  • Organizing the tool crib / inventory of the tool crib for the P.A.N.D.A system
  • Support the techs in the shop when extra help is needed
  • Work between service / parts when techs needs parts for jobs.
  • This person will report to the Service manager


  • Knowledge of small engine maintenance and repair is preferred
  • Knowledge of construction equipment is preferred
  • 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


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” by the Detroit Free Press, 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:

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 to view other openings that may be of interest to you!

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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