Utility Worker

Job Locations US-OR-ALBANY
Requisition #
Diesel - AG


Customer First | Integrity | Excellence | Teamwork | Fun!


About Us:

At Peterson our Vision is to be our customers’ first choice.   We put our customers first and continually strengthen our partnerships through our employee’s hard work, ingenuity and determination.  Our 80 year history is a reflection of our collective efforts and focus.


We provide a family oriented environment that promotes safety, personal growth and professional achievement.   Critical to our continued success is hiring and developing exceptional employees.  We are deeply committed to providing an environment necessary to attract and retain engaged employees who will relentlessly strive to reach Peterson’s strategic goals and vision.  We have high standards for our employees, with good reason.  They represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values to customers and our team members.


Why Peterson?

We have high expectations and so do you.  You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and are looking for more than just a job.  We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family owned and operated business that really cares about employees.  If you want to work side-by-side with others who are passionate about customer service, consider joining our team.  You can help us write more chapters in our success story as we move towards celebrating our 100 year anniversary.


Peterson has an immediate need for an experienced Utility Worker at our Albany, OR location.  The person in the position is responsible to clean machines, organize equipment and components in yard, and perform light maintenance to machines and components used in heavy equipment industry.


Cleans machines and components as needed to prepare equipment for delivery.
Operate heavy equipment to and from Service Departments & Display areas.
Organize Store Front with Machine Displays.
Load / Unload Heavy Equipment and Attachments from trucks.
Organize work tools for sales department.
Maintain records and or bill of ladings.
Keep yard and work areas clean and organized throughout day to ensure safe work environment.
Operate overhead cranes, hoists, power tools and other shop equipment in a safe manner.
Perform minor preventative maintenance services on rental fleet and other equipment and vehicles.
Operate a motor vehicle to deliver parts to field technicians, and to pick run various errands required by supervisor.
Complete service reports, time cards and other related paperwork.
Safely operate lift trucks and heavy equipment.
Attend scheduled training classes and profit center meetings as scheduled.
Maintains punctual, regular, and predictable attendance.
Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
Respectfully takes direction from supervisor/ manager.
Wear safety glasses, steel-toed shoes, company provided overalls, and other related safety gear in all designated company and customer work areas. 
Perform light maintenance repairs or vehicle service work.
Ability to work evening and weekend overtime is required as necessary.


High school education or the equivalent and one to two years previous experience as Yard Person or other utility worker position. Experience in the safe operation of heavy and other miscellaneous equipment. Previous lift truck certification, and experience operating a steam cleaning machine preferred. Basic knowledge of mechanical work preferred but not required.


We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug free workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.  A drug screen and background check is required.


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