• Utility Person

    Job Locations US-CA-SAN LEANDRO
    Requisition #
  • Overview

    Peterson Tractor Company has an immediate opening for a Utility Person in San Leandro, CA.  Reporting to Service Manager, incumbent will perform daily preventative maintenance, cleaning of facilities and shop area, adjustments and safety inspections on a variety of construction, industrial, earth moving machinery and other duties as assigned by a supervisor. 


    •    Clean machines and components as needed to prepare equipment for repair work, rental, and/or painting.  
    •    Conduct daily preventative maintenance on a variety of equipment as directed.
    •    Operate heavy equipment to and from steam cleaning area.
    •    Steam cleaning and pressure washing of equipment.
    •    Participate in Peterson safety training activities as directed.
    •    Keep work areas clean and organized throughout day to ensure safe work environment.
    •    Monitor levels of cleaning chemicals and supplies.
    •    Organize and clean yard, wash rack, shop and the facility to ensure a safe working environment.
    •    Complete service reports, condition reports, time cards, and other related paperwork.
    •    Provide required tools as designated by company tool list.
    •    Wear Personal Protective Equipment appropriate to task being performed.
    •    Deliver and pick up parts, small equipment, and run errands as needed.
    •    Assist customers with loading/unloading and safe operation of equipment prior to each rental.
    •    Other duties 



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    High school education or the equivalent.   Equipment operation training helpful. Previous lift truck certification helpful. Ability to attend ongoing training required to keep skills current. Experience in the safe operation of heavy and other miscellaneous equipment; previous experience operating a steam cleaning machine helpful.

    Ability to operate Steam cleaner, forklift (moving in and out of wash bay), overhead cranes, and a wide variety of hand tools in a safe manner.
    Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English, use repair manuals as needed, and write legibly. Must possess good verbal communication skills.   Able to multi-task and follow directions of supervisor. Ability to work evening and weekend overtime is required as necessary.

    The primary physical demands of this job are prolonged periods of standing/walking, working in awkward positions, and occasional heavy lifting involved from floor to waist. Requires good grip strength, dexterity, good vision and working around hot parts, tool and chemical hazards. Works on slippery surfaces.

    Works in outdoor environment.  Physical requirements include lifting 50 lbs., walking, standing and bending, and working in all types of weather conditions. Overtime on evenings and weekends is required as necessary.

    Possess valid driver's license and clean driving record.

    As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Peterson will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or disability status, or other protected status.


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