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Yard Helper
at Pavement Recycling Systems Inc
Jurupa, CA

Yard Helper
at Pavement Recycling Systems Inc
Jurupa, CA

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Job Description


Position Overview                             


As a yard helper your primary role is to support the fleet department and help in the yard as directed.


Primary Responsibilities                            

  • Works in the Warehouse handling shipping/receiving (parts/equipment)
  • Performs light mechanic duties (repairs/maintains)
  • Operates Forklift/Loader and associated equipment efficiently
  • Maintains inventory control as required
  • Ensures that all housekeeping items are maintain in a clean and order area
  • Facilities based inspection (Safety/Environmental checklist)
  • Performs commercial and non-commercial vehicle transport, delivery, and fueling as needed
  • Performs pre-trip inspections on vehicles/equipment on a daily basis
  • Performs steam cleaning such as vehicle and equipment washing
  • Supports other personnel (mechanics/parts handlers)
  • Performs other duties as assigned




  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to perform heavy physical labor exposed to weather elements, noise, dust and temperature extremes (hot/cold)
  • Ability to independently lift 50 – 75lb
  • Ability to operate computer and/or other related equipment
  • Ability to follow safe work practices and wear all required personal protection equipment for the task (safety glasses/shield, hardhat, safety boots and gloves)
  • Must demonstrate the ability to integrate work across relevant areas, develop the business and services to enhance customer satisfaction and productivity, manage risks appropriately, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers.
  • Must demonstrate effective decision making, results delivery, team building, and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation
  • Ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions and deal with challenges/issues
  • Must demonstrate strong ethics, interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.
  • Ability to obtain forklift certification
  • Ability to absorb and retain formalized training
  • Ability to work overtime if necessary.
  • Ability to travel and stay overnight to perform work at other branches



Education and/or Experience               


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience
  • Must have a good driving record
  • Must possess a valid California driver license and have the ability to obtain a class “A” commercial license with all endorsements (Haz-Matt, Tankers, doubles, passenger or other)

Physical Requirements            

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers, feel, operate objects, tools, and controls. The employee is required to reach and extend the hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. The employee is regularly required to stand, hold sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, squat, bend, crouch, or crawl; and smell.
  • Frequently lift 50 pounds and occasionally lift 75 pounds. The employee should be able carry from floor level to waist level; also push/pull objects with similar force.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

We are an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, disability or protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


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