San Antonio, Texas

Job Summary: The Yard Associate coordinates the accurate and efficient distribution of equipment in order to satisfy customer demand. This position is responsible for receiving and inspecting equipment in a yard environment and keeping the equipment yard in an orderly fashion using established procedures. Additionally, this position supports customer/visitor needs while in the equipment yard.

The incumbent in this position is expected to model the following practices on a daily basis: 1) Demonstrate alignment with the company's mission and core business values; 2) Collaborate with key internal/external resources; 3) Participate in ongoing self-development.

Essential Functions: • Loads and unloads equipment and attachments as needed for both Company and Customer Trucks • Conducts, inspects, and reports condition of equipment • Maintains equipment inventory systems per standard operating procedures • Verifies and maintains all equipment arriving and/or departing equipment yard and documents activities accordingly • Inspects and performs check-out and check-in procedures • Conducts physical inventory counts and performs inventory reconciliation • Reviews all shipping and receiving documents to ensure current inventory accuracy • Washes and cleans machines and equipment • Documents equipment condition before and after utilization • Assists with routine inspections, minor repairs, and general maintenance • Maintains equipment inventory systems per standard operating procedures • Assists with equipment demonstrations and loading and unloading of equipment • Delivers Legendary Customer Service to internal and external customers • Promotes a strong team environment by effectively collaborating with peers while maintaining a positive attitude • Maintains organization and order while multi-tasking in a fast–paced environment • Assists with any inventory related questions • Delivery and/or pick-up of equipment as needed • Works safely at all times and adheres to all applicable safety policies; complies with all company policies, procedures, and standards • Performs other duties as assigned Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance • Strong attention to detail • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Exceptional organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills • Quality control analysis skills - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance • Operation and control skills - Controlling operations of equipment or systems • Equipment selection skills - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job • Ability to operate a forklift • The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions • Ability to operate hand tools, power tools, and equipment used in mechanical repair • The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects • Time management and organizational skills • Ability to prepare reports and maintain records • The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences

Education and Experience: • One or more years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is preferred

• High school diploma or equivalent preferred • Class C Driver’s License required

Supervisory Responsibilities: • None

Travel: • No travel is expected for this position

Physical Requirements: • This position involves extended periods in a stationary position and frequently moves about inside and outside of maintenance bays • Must be able to move objects, and use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue • Frequently moves materials or equipment weighing up to 30 pounds • Constant movement and use of limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination, and stamina • Ascend/descend with gradual or continuous progress by oneself, using both hands and feet and climb up and down ladders • Be able to safely maneuver and work underneath equipment • Routinely reacts to visual, auditory, and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work

Work Environment: • Regularly works outdoors around heavy steel products and various pieces of equipment • May be exposed to weather extremes when working outside in conditions that include inclement weather, heat, cold, and humidity • Noise level may be loud at times • Exposure to small quantities of chemicals, steam, high-pressure water, and high speed rotating equipment • Significant time spent in confined spaces and high places

San Antonio, Texas

HOLT® CAT is the authorized Caterpillar® heavy equipment and engine dealer for 118 counties in South, Central, North and East Texas. Established in 1933, HOLT sells, services and rents Cat equipment, engines and generators for construction, mining, industrial, petroleum and agricultural applications. HOLT sells Caterpillar used equipment worldwide and fabricates its own line of custom engineered products including root plows and water tankers.

 

HOLT CAT is one of 15 dealers in the Americas to receive Caterpillar's "Circle of Excellence" award. This award is given to the top five dealers in Caterpillar's East Region, West/Canada Region, and South America Region. This prestigious recognition is achieved through a dealerships consistent excellence across a variety of business measurements including performance, quality, safety and customer satisfaction.

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