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Heavy Equipment Operator ($17/hr - $600 sign on bonus!)

Company: IAA, Inc.
Location: South Bend
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

At IAA, our Loader Operators are essential to the success of our branch operations. They utilize our front-end loaders to maneuver vehicles around our facilities in preparation for auction.While Loader Operators 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 Loader Operators a competitive benefits package including: health insurance, 401K, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, paid holidays and vacations.Check out a live preview of our role here: day in the life: Utilizing a front-end loader to move vehicles and other equipment around the IAA facilityLoading and unloading trucks as they deliver or pick up vehiclesMaking sure our equipment is fully functional, by performing routine inspections and basic maintenance and ensuring safe operating condition of the loaderBeing responsible for lot inventory of vehicles and partsDocumenting and recording vehicle information, performing vehicle improvements (i.e shrink wrapping, steam cleaning, etc.), and light maintenance in preparation for saleAssisting visitors by providing appropriate guidance and/or advising them to the appropriate person for additional assistanceRemaining calm, alert and actively avoid potential safety hazards or situations that may cause damage to property while operating a front-end loader or other heavy equipmentConstantly maintaining a safe work environment by immediately reporting any violations of company policy to a supervisor or managerFirst, 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 incredible important to our success!While it is not required, it would be great if you have:Candidates with 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 strongly preferred.Physical Demand Highlights:Ability to apply appropriate use of security, maintenance, and safety procedures to protect Company and customer assetsAbility 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 occurAbility to follow appropriate industry specific regulations related to the handling of hazardous materialsAbility 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 sitAbility to frequently bend, squat, kneel, twist, turn, climb, and crawlThis position involves primarily outdoor work in all types of weatherMust remain alert to potential hazards associated with heavy equipment and other vehicles operated in their work areaWorking Conditions:This position involves primarily outdoor work in all types of weatherMust remain alert to potential hazards associated with heavy equipment and other vehicles operated in their work areaAbout 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 3,600 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. EEOEWe will ensure that individuals with disabilities provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesJob Type: Full-timePay: $17.00 per hourBenefits:401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time offVision insuranceSchedule:8 hour shiftDay shiftMonday to FridaySupplemental Pay:Signing bonusEducation:High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:Heavy equipment operation: 1 year (Required)License/Certification:Driver's License (Required)Work Location:One locationWork Remotely:NoWork Location: One location

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