Yardman – Pontiac, MI

Job Description:

FPT – Pontiac has an immediate opening for a Yardman at its location.

The Yardman will perform work of a manual, routine and repetitive nature under general supervision.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Loads and unloads materials from storage or production areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles, or containers by hand, truck, hi-lo or other equipment.
  • Moves heavy objects (20 pounds or more) short distances (20 feet or less).
  • Moves light objects (less than 20 pounds) long distances (more than 20 feet).
  • Bends or stoops repeatedly or continually over time (i.e., picks up trash from road side, works in confined area’s).
  • Works in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements.
  • Learns job-related material primarily through verbal instruction and observation. This learning takes place mainly in an on-the-job training setting.
  • Shovels material, such as dirt, mud, and ice from production equipment; requires lifting arms above shoulder level (i.e., throws loose mud/dirt overhead with a shovel).
  • Performs cleaning duties related to plant equipment and general housekeeping.
  • Sorts a variety of recycled materials and metals to separate out high-grade metals, such as copper, brass, and aluminum, and removes any non-conforming materials.
  • Climbs ladders or steps to reach objects.
  • Understands and follows verbal and written communications.
  • Works cooperatively with other employees and the public.
  • Works safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.

Minimum Qualifications include:

  • Able to pass required background check and drug screening.
  • Training will be provided.
  • Rate of pay in accordance with Teamsters Local 614 Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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