Yard Specialist in Lutz, FL at Dobbs Equipment

Date Posted: 3/6/2023

Job Snapshot

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    Lutz, FL
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Job Description


Job Title: Yard Technician

Reports To: Service Manager

Department: Service, NonExempt

Location: Lutz


Summary of Primary Functions


Dobbs Equipment is seeking a Yard Specialist. This position is responsible for assisting in the efficiency and security of daily yard or branch activity. The position requires basic knowledge of heavy machinery to conduct initial inspection of equipment, and record information such as fuel. The ability to work outside during long periods of time for our customers will be essential to complete the needs of our customers. Managing associated equipment paperwork such as transfer attachments and other related equipment paperwork per agreements is an essential function of this role.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. (Other duties may be assigned)

  • Follow all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments.
  • Work alone with a limited amount of supervision.
  • Complete machine inspections.
  • Prepare all reports and forms required in conjunction with job assignments.
  • Participate in all training programs as directed by the General Manager and/or Service Manager.
  • Always conduct self to present a professional image of the dealership.

Qualification: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Valid Driver’s License and maintain a clean driving record.
  • Knowledge of industrial equipment maintenance and operation.
  • Ability to perform basic repairs and required maintenance using special tools and equipment following Technical Manual procedures 

Education, Skill, and/or Experience Requirements:

  • Forklift certification preferred or will train.
  • Overhead crane preferred or will train.
  • Wash rack and steam cleaners’ systems preferred or will train.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with teammates.
  • Strong problemsolving skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Must be able to selfmanage/selfmotivate.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Quick learner with the ability to think out of the box.
  • Overnight travel less than 5% (Training).
  • Bilingual a plus. 

Work Environment:

While performing the functions of this job, the employee regularly works in a service shop setting and is exposed to frequently changing temperatures, wet or humid conditions, noise, vibration, fumes, odors, dust, and close proximity to moving mechanical parts.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continuously required to:

  • Ability to work using Personal Protective Equipment, including respirators, welding shields, hard hats, vests, safety glasses, goggles, gloves and etc.
  • Ability to use full range of motion for back, arms, hands, and fingers.
  • Able to use full range of motion for both legs, including climbing, twisting, squatting, and pushing with both legs.
  • Able to use hand tools, fuel hoses, lubrication systems on all equipment
  • Able to climb onto or down from mobile construction equipment, typically 34 feet of climbing, for service and inspection.
  • The employee is frequently required to lift or carry loads greater than 50 lbs but less than 75 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and color vision.
  • The employee is regularly required to talk or hear at moderate noise levels.

We’re an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Dobbs Equipment is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to providing an environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation both for our employees and applicants. We make all employment related decisions on the basis of an individual’s qualifications and job performance. We recruit, hire, promote, train, transfer, and make compensation decisions without regard to race, religion, color, creed, national origin, ancestry or citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy status, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


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