Yard Maintenance Tech in Columbus, OH at Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co

Date Posted: 11/28/2022

Job Snapshot

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    Columbus, OH
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Job Description


The position of Yard Maintenance Technician requires an individual who is capable of exercising independent judgement and is responsible for the equipment and attachment cleanliness, shipping and receiving, yard maintenance, the organization of Murphy Tractor equipment, and other general service department duties as directed by the Service Manager. Must have the ability to operate construction equipment. 

  Essential Functions  

  • Perform check-in inspections on equipment for condition and operation (ie.tablet). 
  • Install attachments (ie. buckets, hammers, brooms). 
  • Steam clean machines and detail cabs. 
  • Check and fill machines with fuel.  
  • Identify and designate problems.  
  • Operate equipment by loading and unloading it.  
  • Follow all safety policies and procedures.  
  • Complete required paperwork such as documents and reports to service management on all equipment and yard concerns. 
  • Report any additional work required on machines to the Service Manager for proper and safe operation.  
  • Deliver parts to technicians in the field.  
  • Pick up parts from other locations and venders  
  • Prepare all reports and forms required in conjunction with work assignments.  
  • Maintain and care for department tools, equipment, and vehicles.   

• Clean shop floors and the oil dump area daily. 

• Empty all trash daily. 

• Maintain steam rack in clean condition daily. 

• Equipment leaving yard must be cleaned daily. 

• Unload and load equipment daily. 

• Organize the equipment in the yard daily. 

• All concrete swept weekly. 

• All of the equipment in the yard needs to be clean and ready to deliver on a weekly basis. 

Other Functions  

  • Perform all other tasks as directed by the Service and Sales Managers. 
  • Assist with other duties assigned and directed by corporate management within the frame work of Murphy Tractor and Equipment Company, Inc.’s objectives.  


  • Able to maintain a clean work area and perform work in a neat and orderly manner.  
  • Able to conduct self in a professional manner. 
  • Able to follow instructions and pre-established guidelines. 
  • Knowledge of machines and tools used for repair, maintenance and cleaning of facility. 
  • Able to operate a forklift. 
  • Able to communicate verbally and in written form effectively as appropriate for the needs of the customer or coworkers. 
  • Strong attention to detail. 
  • Able to process work with accuracy. 
  • Able to complete required documentation and reports in a timely manner. 
  • Basic Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet. 
  • Basic knowledge of office machines, including copier, fax and printer.   
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment. 
  • Meet commitments and deadlines. 
  • Able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously. 
  • Able to work a flexible schedule as needed.  

• Demonstrates openness to new procedures, technology and structure. 

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions  

Ability to lift and push a minimum of 50 lbs. frequently. Employee must be able to walk, climb, stoop, reach, crawl, crouch, stand and kneel for an extensive amount of time. Able to work flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends. 

Education/Work Experience  

High school diploma or GED required. At least one year of past experience preferred but not required.  

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