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Washrack Attendant-HBG Temp to Hire in Hattiesburg, MS at Puckett Machinery Company Inc

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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Job Description

We are seeking a Wash Rack Attendant at our heavy equipment branch in Hattiesburg. NOTE: This position will be staffed in a "temp to hire" arrangement through our staffing agency partner. The candidate will be considered for conversion to full-time regular employment once they have demonstrated success in the position, normally within 90 days.

The Wash Rack Attendant is accountable to receive, stage, pressure/wash/steam clean, and transfer incoming heavy equipment and machines; to organize, maintain, and clean designated areas of the facility, and to provide basic preventive maintenance support to the facility in a safe, timely, efficient, and courteous manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Stage, prep, pressure wash/steam clean, and transfer/relocate heavy equipment, machines and components from the wash rack to designated area in a manner that adheres to all required safety and quality standards.
  • Use material handling tools and equipment (forklift) to load, secure, transfer, and offload heavy equipment and freight to designated area in a manner that adheres to all required safety and quality standards.   
  • Inspect machines and equipment returned from rental for damage and/or excessive dirt/grime and notify supervisor accordingly.
  • Organize, maintain, and clean the equipment yard, wash rack, and other assigned areas of the facility to ensure a safe and clean work environment. 
  • Prepare service, condition, and safety reports, time cards, and other related paperwork in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Monitor levels of wash rack-related cleaning supplies and chemicals and notify supervisor of need for replenishment.
  • Conduct basic daily preventive maintenance on a variety of small equipment as directed.
  • Assist shop service technicians on the installation and/or removal of machine attachments as directed.
  • Maintain a professional and proper personal appearance at all times. 

Job Requirements

•High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
•Minimum 1 to 2 years work experience as a warehouse worker, yard attendant, utility worker, or applicable industrial maintenance experience.
•Previous experience operating lift trucks; ability to become certified to operate a forklift.
•Ability to safely and effectively operate lift trucks, aerial work platforms, and heavy equipment to load, secure, steam clean, transfer, and offload heavy equipment and freight during a shift assignment that could last between 8 and 10 hours.
•Must have and maintain a driving record (MVR) which adheres to the company’s motor vehicle policy standards.
•Basic industrial equipment preventive maintenance skills.
•Ability to perform duties with a sense of urgency, exceeding customer expectations.
•Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic, and deadline sensitive environment.


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