Yard Associate


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Located in Lakeville, MN

Salary: Up to $25/hr

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Make sure there is dunnage
  • Set up the rows you are going to use
  • Hook up cables to panels
  • Unhook cables from panels
  • Make sure panels are set straight and level with proper dunnage placement
  • Let crane operator know which way to move the panels
  • Each morning check oil, gas, tires, etc. on truck
  • Load trucks as soon as the load tickets are given to them
  • Load trailers for the first round the next day
  • Assist crane driver in locating panels
  • Write down all panel locations (moves, trailers the loads went on, where they are yarded and cast numbers)
  • Pick dunnage up and maintain clean work environment
  • Check panels for any damage or for tags
  • Make sure dunnage is correct when loading and yarding panels

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Truck driving experience

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Good people skills
  • Be able to read a tape measure
  • Be able to read piece drawings and yard location lists
  • Be able to operate necessary yard equipment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understand dunnage placement procedures

Physical Requirements:

  • Plant/Yard: Move minimum of 50lbs., spatial awareness/depth perception, walk, climb, bend at the waist, reach, forceful use of hand tools, vocal projection

Work Environment:

  • Plant/Yard: All types of weather conditions (year-round, Mid-west and Northeast), dirt/dust, noise from heavy machinery/vehicles, vibrations from machinery and vehicles, loud noises, little to no climate control, varying amounts of light, stairs, narrow walkways


1st shift, 2nd shift, and 3rd shift (overnight) opportunities are available!

8, 10, or 12 hour shifts are available

We have full time, long term, and temporary positions available!


We have 50+ openings in warehouse, production and manufacturing environments!

Benefits and Perks:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Referral program
  • Paid Lunches
  • Employee Appreciation Events
  • Company Outings
  • Overtime after 8 hours worked in 1 day (select companies)
  • Unlimited overtime opportunities
  • Room to grow within the company
  • Good Attendance Incentives
  • Performance Bonuses

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Express Office: Lakeville (Savage)
8275 210th Street West
Lakeville, MN 55044
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