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Yard Attendant I

Company: IAA Inc
Location: Cicero
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

At IAA, Our Yard Attendants enjoy working in the elements. They are detail-oriented, but quick on their feet- and often have a passion for cars. While Yard Attendants always focus on safety first, they understand the importance of a quick and smooth operation.

As the frontline of IAA, this critical role enjoys learning new ways to use technology and being at the forefront of the auction industry in all our tools and resources.

In return for their excellent skills and abilities, we offer our Yard Attendants a competitive benefits package including: health insurance, 401K, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, paid holidays, and vacations.

Listen for yourself to what our own employees have to say, through a live preview of our role: Driving Talent: Yard Attendant Teaser (vimeo.com)

A day in the life:

* Utilizing a front-end loader to move vehicles and other equipment around the IAA facility
* Loading and unloading trucks as they deliver or pick up vehicles
* Making sure our equipment is fully functional, by performing routine inspections and basic maintenance and ensuring the safe operating condition of the loader
* Being responsible for lot inventory of vehicles and parts
* Documenting and recording vehicle information, performing vehicle improvements (i.e shrink wrapping, steam cleaning, etc.), and light maintenance in preparation for sale
* Assisting visitors by providing appropriate guidance and/or advising them to the appropriate person for additional assistance
* Remaining calm, alert, and actively avoiding potential safety hazards or situations that may cause damage to property while operating a front-end loader or other heavy equipment
* Constantly maintaining a safe work environment by immediately reporting any violations of company policy to a supervisor or manager

First, let us double-check:

* Our requirements are that all candidates for this role must have a valid drivers' license and high school diploma (or equivalent). There are physical demands of this role, so please read them carefully and understand that this is no desk job.
* An upbeat demeanor to ensure every customer interaction is positive is necessary! If you know about cars or have general mechanical knowledge, you will fit in great. Teamwork is incredibly important to our success!
* While it is not required, it would be great if you have:
* Candidates with a forklift or front-end loader (Volvo L90G and L90H) operating experience have found this role to be an exceptionally great fit. Experience in the automotive and collision repair and/or related field is strongly preferred.
* Physical Demand Highlights:
* Ability to apply appropriate use of security, maintenance, and safety procedures to protect Company and customer assets
* Ability to apply appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e., safety gloves, safety glasses)
* Ability to avoid accidents by recognizing potentially unsafe situations and responding appropriately when accidents occur
* Ability to follow appropriate industry-specific regulations related to the handling of hazardous materials
* Ability to constantly lift, carry, push, or pull up to 20 lbs.
* Ability to frequently lift, carry, push, or pull up to 50 lbs.
* Ability to occasionally lift, carry, push, or pull over 100 lbs.
* Ability to constantly reach outward, handle and finger objects, stand, walk, and sit
* Ability to frequently bend, squat, kneel, twist, turn, climb, and crawl
* This position involves primarily outdoor work in all types of weather
* Must remain alert to potential hazards associated with heavy equipment and other vehicles operated in their work area

Working Conditions:

* This position involves primarily outdoor work in all types of weather
* Must remain alert to potential hazards associated with heavy equipment and other vehicles operated in their work area

About IAA:

IAA, certified as a Great Place to Work -, is a leading global marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers. Maximizing leading-edge technology and focusing on innovation, IAA's unique platform facilitates the marketing and sale of total-loss, damaged, and low-value vehicles. Headquartered near Chicago in Westchester, Illinois, IAA has nearly 4,000 hardworking employees and more than 200 facilities throughout the U.S., Canada, and the United Kingdom.

IAA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship status, or marital status. IAA is a drug-free workplace. EEOE

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Keywords: IAA Inc, Syracuse , Yard Attendant I, Other , Cicero, New York

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