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Yard Technician in Geismar, LA at BakerCorp

Date Posted: 4/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Geismar, LA
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    4/19/2018

Job Description

BakerCorp is a market leader in tank, pump, filtration and shoring equipment rentals, with a network of locations including operations in North America and Europe. Backed by a broad selection of high-quality industrial, liquid and solid-handling equipment, our exceptional team helps get our customers what they need, where they need it, on time.  

The company maintains a rental fleet consisting of more than 20,000 units, including steel tanks, polyethylene tanks, roll-off boxes, pumps, pipes, hoses and fittings, filtration units, tank trailers, berms and trench shoring equipment. BakerCorp serves customers in over 15 industries including oil and gas, industrial and environmental services, refining, environmental remediation, construction, chemicals, transportation, power and municipal works. The company also works with customers to deliver a mix of products and services for a wide variety of applications that include: chemical, manufacturing, refining, construction, municipal, industrial services, environmental remediation, power generation, tank terminal/pipeline operations, transportation, mining, electronics and wastewater. 

 

Yard Technician

 

Broad Function:  With a strong focus on safety, the Yard Technician performs a variety of complex and skilled tasks pertaining to the quality control, repair and maintenance of BakerCorp equipment at designated branch locations. 

 

Essential Functions - Duties may include the following as needed:

  • Make minor mechanical repairs on equipment at the branch

  • Assist with yard inventory rental agreement starts and stops for outside carriers

  • Touch up painting and cosmetics on the outside and inside of equipment

  • Perform QMS Level I, II and III on equipment as necessary and communicate readiness of equipment to management

  • Perform and assist in reoccurring shop inspections and compliance audits

  • Operate company vehicle and other work related equipment as required

  • Load and unload equipment per customer orders as required

  • Load and unload incoming shipments

  • All other duties as assigned

                                                                                                                                                                              

Working Conditions

  • Indoor/outdoor, field, yard, and shop locations

  • Exposure to all types of weather conditions

  • Working on, underneath, and around various types of equipment

  • Exposure to varying levels of dust and noise

  • Personal Protective Equipment is required and is provided by the company

 

Physical Requirements

The size, location and customer type for each BakerCorp branch determines the degree of physical labor required in this job category.  In general, however, the driver job category involves frequent or constant heavy labor, including lifting, carrying, stooping, pushing and pulling. 

 

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting or moving up to 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 25 pounds of force constantly to move objects

  • Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, position)

  • Ability to move distances within & between warehouses/offices/field locations

  • Climb (stairs/ladders) or balance (ascend/descend, work atop, traverse)

  • Ability to mount & dismount forklift and/or truck

  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, squat or crawl (position self, move)

  • Talk/hear (communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express oneself, exchange information)

  • Vision (detect, determine, perceive, identify, recognize, judge, observe, inspect, estimate, assess, color perception – red, green, amber)

  • Taste/smell (detect, distinguish, determine)

  • Pushing or pulling

  • Reaching

  • Repetitive motion

  • Ability to drive (local/distance over road)

 

Job Qualifications / Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Having broad expertise and work on problems of diverse scope

  • Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

  • On occasion may acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments

  • Ability to perform basic welding

  • Mechanical aptitude necessary

  • Ability to be on-call 24 hours per day

  • Ability to make occasional overnight trips

  • Working knowledge of H.D.P.E. pipe

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Process/industry training and/or certifications (HAZWOPER) as needed

 

Education:

  • High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate) required

 

Experience & Other:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of related experience

  • Rental/industrial background preferred, but not required

  • State issued driver’s license required

 

Excellent total compensation opportunity plus competitive benefits package consisting of medical, dental, vision, life, & LTD insurance, profit-sharing, tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) program, paid vacation, paid holidays, EAP and more! 

BakerCorp is a Drug Free Workplace. The Company’s pre-employment screening process includes, but is not limited to social security verification, criminal background check, and drug test. MAY be required to pass DOT physical, MVR, and/or credit history based on essential functions of the position. 

BakerCorp is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all employees are treated equally and without regard to or because of race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status or medical condition.   

BakerCorp provides equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. BakerCorp will provide reasonable accommodation when requested to enable completion of the online employment inquiry form, or, if desired, an alternative method of inquiry. If you need reasonable accommodation, please email humanresources@bakercorp.com for assistance.