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Yard Person

Posted Date: 08-14-20
Location: Salt Lake City - UT
Manage Others: No
Availability: Full Time

We are an equal opportunity employer

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The Yard Person position requires being able to operate all kinds of equipment and utilizing it to keep the yard clean and organized. A 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 Yard person will work with counter personnel on assisting customers with any questions or information needed.


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
  • May be required to drive company vehicle on occasion
  • Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis                                                                                                                                                           

Organizational Relationships:


This employee will report to the locations Service Manager and wash rack employees frequently throughout the day. Occasionally, communication with Branch Operations Management is required.




  • 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.




Yard Person's salary structures are, initially, determined based on years of qualified experience, prior training/education, comparable Market pay (region), size of the facility and job duties. This is a non-exempt level position.


Ahern Rentals’ concludes this notification of the essential functions as a Yard Person. Contact your Departmental Manager with serious issues that arise. In the event you are dealing with personnel related issues contact Human Resources.


Ahern Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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