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Yard Technician

  • Location: Ringwood, Passaic, New Jersey
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Industrial
  • Contact: Kyle Stencovage
  • Contact Email: kyle@staffing-the-universe.com
  • Contact Phone: 732 3534288
  • Start Date: 2021-06-01
  • Job Ref: 21-09624
Yard Technician
STATUS:                 Non- Exempt                                         REPORTS TO:        Operations Supervisor or Manager
SHIFT/HOURS:      M-F                                                                                                                     Weekends as Needed        
 
 
PRIMARY PURPOSE:     Under general supervision performs a variety of yard duties and preventative maintenance activities to help keep equipment and yard/facility in good working condition. 
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  1. Assemble new units 
  2. Inform Supervisor of material used throughout the day.  Report any problems found on equipment throughout the day to supervisor.
  3. Conducts general facility maintenance and minor repairs as needed. 
  4. Assist with the retrofitting of special or high-end units.
  5. Occasionally uses forklift for loading and unloading assets (toilets, sinks, etc.)
  6. Follow all safety rules, utilizes protective clothing and equipment.
  7. Special/Other projects as assigned by management.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: .
General working knowledge of hand tools.  Ability to multi-task and work independently while being safety conscious. To perform this job everyone must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonably accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.
 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination or education and experience
 
LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.  Ability to read, write and communicate in English and Spanish.
 
 
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 use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to sit, stand and walk, sometimes long distances.  The employee is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee may occasionally also stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move between 50 to 150 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision & ability to focus.  Employee may be asked to work weekends and after hour shifts, i.e., special events/emergency, based on operational necessity.
 
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 regularly exposed to outside weather conditions (in some cases extreme heat/cold), moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  This position requires employee to travel regularly to offsite work locations and as such use of vehicle will be provided.