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Wash Rack / Yard Person

Posted Date: 08-07-20
Location: Raleigh - NC
Manage Others: No
Availability: Full Time

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Summary of Functions:

The Wash Rack/Yard Person position requires being able to operate all kinds of equipment and utilizing it to keep the yard clean and organized while keeping it's equipment clean through regular washing. A Wash Rack/Yard Person will be required to work outside exposing them to various types of weather. The right candidate will have good people skills, be able to deliver messages, and keep files on fuel logs. They will also report any damage to equipment found during check-ins to the supervisor. A Wash Rack/Yard person will work with counter personnel on assisting customers with any questions or information needed. This is a non-exempt level position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

May or may not include:

  • Assists with loading and unloading equipment for outside haulers.
  • Advises customers on proper equipment handling techniques
  • Fuels and meters equipment upon check-in
  • Stages equipment for deliveries
  • Ensures yard is neat and efficient and picks up shop waste
  • Must be able to proficiently operate all equipment
  • Ensures that all rental equipment is properly tagged and has required key
  • Handles yard check-ins and check-outs
  • Will be responsible for utilizing a pressure washer to clean general rental equipment from large tractors to small tools.
  • Organize the workflow and rotates the machines accordingly.
  • Ensures the wash rack area is clean and tidy.
  • Occasionally assists customers with loading and unloading equipment.
  • May be required to drive company vehicle on occasion
  • Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis


  • Must have good public relation skills to assist Customers
  • Must possess good organizational skills
  • Must be a highly motivated self starter.
  • Must be able to read/write English fluently.
  • Must be able to safely operate various types of high reach equipment including forklifts, scissor lifts, boom lifts
  • Must be able to wear safety fall protection
  • Must be able to follow directions.
  • Must have good driving record
  • Must be able to provide Motor Vehicle Record at time of job offer (current within 15 days) IF required to drive.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to stand at least 4 hours at a time. Required to be able to easily lift, push, or pull at least 50 lbs repeatedly. Must be able to be outside in the heat for at least 80% of shift.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:

This is a position that is performed outside which will cause exposure to various types of weather such as extreme heat. There may be shade in designated areas which is a cooler environment. This vicinity can be dangerous due to other equipment being operated in the area so good observational skills will help reduce the risk of injury.

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