Rental Yard Worker (Chandler)

Date: Jan 14, 2023

Location: Chandler, AZ, US, 85225

Company: Empire

Requisition #: 24938 

Shift : 1 

Start Time :  7:00 am 

End Time :  5:00 pm 

Schedule Days : Monday - Friday 

Pay Range: $17.45 - $22.86

Position Status: Full Time (40 hrs week) 

Job Summary:

Loads, unloads, refuels, moves, ships and receives machines for the Mesa Rental operation. Operates forklifts to load, unload and move rental equipment and attachments.

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists customers, vendors and transport companies who are delivering or picking up rental machines.
  2. Uses DBS to receive and ship machines and attachments.
  3. Uses DBS to maintain accurate records of inventory locations.
  4. Stages Equipment to be loaded.
  5. Fuels, checks for damage and parks machines in appropriate area for service.
  6. Maintains yard, offices and storage areas within rental dept.
  7. Works safely at all times.  Adheres to all applicable safety policies.  Complies with all company policies, procedures and standards.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Assists rental technicians in changing attachments on rental tractors.
  2. Assists Rental Operations Manager with inventory audits.
  3. Cleans rental tractors, cabs and exteriors.
  4. Work within and promote corporate values.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  1. Experience operating forklifts and large equipment.
  2. Ability to operate and use cleaning equipment and mechanics repair tools.
  3. Interpersonal skills to work cooperatively with people and to efficiently meet customer needs.
  4. Ability to legibly write receiving records, maintain inventory control records, and follow shipping instructions.
  5. Ability to maintain consistent attendance.

Education and Experience:

  1. Proof of high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  2. Forklift certified.
  3. Minimum 6 months related experience.
  4. 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.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and talk or hear.
  2. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop and kneel.
  3. The employee is regularly required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  4. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and peripheral vision.
  5. This position is designated as a "Safety-Sensitive Position".   A Safety-Sensitive Position includes tasks or duties that EMPIRE in good faith believes could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others. 

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.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions.
  2. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
  3. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


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.


Empire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 480-633-5440 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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