Carter Machinery

Yard Attendant

Carter Machinery
Category Laborer Type Full-time
Location Manassas, Virginia View Website View website
Pay Rate Based on qualifications.
Category Laborer
Type Full-time
Location Manassas, Virginia
View Website View website


Carter Machinery Company, the authorized Caterpillar dealer serving Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington D.C. is hiring a Yard Attendant in Manassas, Virginia. This position is responsible for loading, unloading, receiving/releasing all equipment, generators and attachments.  Will maintain the organization of the yard for easy access, and direct the delivery and returns for all equipment.  This position will perform basic check-in inspections and communicate any issues to supervisor.  Additional responsibilities include delivering parts, inventorying and cleaning equipment.  Seeking candidates with seated forklift experience.  Must be able to exercise good judgment, pay attention to detail, and follow safety policies and procedures.

• Self-starter able to work with limited supervision.
• Good mechanical aptitude; able to maintain service and safety records for cranes, sweepers, and forklifts.
• Must be organized, able to interact with coworkers and able to train new yard attendants.
• Able to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks with competing demands.
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
• Able to work overtime as required by job and customer demand.

Must meet physical requirements for the job, including the ability to lift, carry and maneuver items up to 50 pounds, including bulky objects.  This position requires repeated reaching, standing, stooping, kneeling, bending and climbing beside, onto and under a variety of heavy equipment.  Must be able to work outside in inclement weather conditions, including extreme heat, cold, dampness and humidity.

We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package including paid vacation, health, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as retirement plan with 401(k) match.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Additional duties may be assigned.

Carter Machinery Co. Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, or any other characteristic protected by law – are encouraged to apply.

Carter Machinery is a drug-free workplace.

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In the dirt world, this is where it all starts. As a laborer, you do exactly as the job title suggests whether it be rigging pipe, shoveling rock, sweeping sidewalks, or supporting the overall operation however you can. Machines do a lot of the work, but we still rely on hardworking people to do the last and often most important 5-10%. Regardless of where you aspire to be later in your career, this is the best place to start.

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