Yard Worker/Mechanic Helper

Empire Cat - Deer Valley, AZ (30+ days ago)3.5


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Load, unload, move, maintain, receive and ship machines and equipment. Maintain yard, storage and adjacent areas. Maintain equipment as needed. Perform minor equipment repair as needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Operates forklifts and cranes to load, unload and move materials, components and equipment from trucks, rail cars and storage areas.
  • Assists customers, vendors and truck drivers delivering or picking up equipment.
  • Greets people courteously and without delay, determine their needs and provide help within 5 minutes of their arrival.
  • Inspects each machine and notes any damage before the machine is moved.
  • Takes pictures of questionable machine damage and reports immediately.
  • Ensures all loads are properly prepared, loaded and secured to avoid shifting, loosening, or falling while enroute.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and minor repair work on equipment as directed by supervisor.
  • Gives full, courteous cooperation and prompt service to customers.
  • Troubleshoots equipment malfunctions and failures. Reports findings to supervisor.
  • Maintains company equipment – keeps in good clean orderly condition. Reports repair or replacements needs to supervisor.
  • Work safely at all times. Adhere to all applicable safety policies. Comply with all company policies, procedures and standards.


  • Additional Responsibilities:

  • Maintains company equipment by checking fuel, oil, water, tires etc on truck and equipment before starting. All equipment is kept clean and ready for sale.
  • Maintains and dispenses bulk and miscellaneous supply inventories.
  • Assists dispatcher and material handlers if needed.
  • Gathers information from a walk around inspection and reports to customer/management.
  • Communicates orally and in writing information regarding equipment condition, problems and recommendations.
  • Provides on-the-job training as assigned.
  • Works overtime as needed.
  • Communicates with proper individuals to clarify instructions or discuss scope or progress of job.
  • Works within and promote corporate values.


  • Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated technical skill competence.
  • Appropriate manner, conduct, and grooming adhere to company policy.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively.
  • Consistent attendance.


  • Education and Experience:

  • Proof of high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Current driver’s license.
  • Must be able to communicate (speak, read, comprehend, write) in English.


  • Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop and kneel.
  • The employee is regularly required to lift, push, hold and position items up to 60 pounds total weight.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  • This position is designated as a "Safety-Sensitive Position". A Safety-Sensitive Position includes tasks or duties that the employer in good faith believes could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others, which includes any of the following: operating a motor vehicle, other vehicle, equipment, machinery or manufacturing process, the malfunction or disruption of which could result in injury or property damage; performing duties in the residential or commercial premises of a customer, supplier or vendor; working in any occupation subject to federal safety regulations.


  • Work Environment:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually office moderate.
  • This position is designated as a "Safety-Sensitive Position". A Safety-Sensitive Position includes tasks or duties that the employer in good faith believes could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others, which includes any of the following: operating a motor vehicle, other vehicle, equipment, machinery or manufacturing process, the malfunction or disruption of which could result in injury or property damage; performing duties in the residential or commercial premises of a customer, supplier or vendor; working in any occupation subject to federal safety regulations.


  • Disclaimer:

    Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The roles and objectives of this job do not include setting corporate policy, and does not constitute a managing agent of the company.