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Rental Equipment Yard Person at Holt of California

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Elk Grove, California

Job Description:

Holt of California is proud to be part of the elite group of Caterpillar dealers worldwide. The "Caterpillar" name originated in 1904 by inventor Benjamin Holt in Stockton, CA. Today, Caterpillar Inc. is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois and is a Fortune 100 Company. At Holt of California, we provide jobs for approximately 700 employees working to bring equipment solutions for the diverse needs of our customers. We sell and service a wide-variety of equipment including: Large and Small Construction Tractors, Agricultural Equipment, Forklifts, Racking Systems, Telescopic Handlers, Prime and Stand-by-Power Generation, UPS Systems and On-Highway Truck Engines. In addition, we rent Caterpillar and Other Preferred Manufactured Equipment for contractors.


Holt of California is seeking a qualified Rental Equipment Yard Person to perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Greet customers immediately upon arriving at The Cat Rental Store. Checks equipment in and out as needed.

  • Verifies that equipment is in good mechanical and safe operating condition.

  • Responsible for red tagging equipment that is in need of repair.

  • Responsible for adding oil, adding air, cleaning, and replacing minor parts and accessories on equipment.

  • Places equipment ready for rent in the proper location and in uniform position.

  • Assists drivers with loading/unloading and unchaining trailers as necessary.

  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.  

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, and other employees of the organization.

  • Ability to fulfill the essential functions in a consistent state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Ability to add, subtracts, multiply and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.


Hourly rate of pay with excellent company paid benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance 401(k), profit sharing, and paid vacation and holidays.


Must have a valid driver license and a clean DMV driving report.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands and fingers to handle and feel objects, tools, and controls and to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

The employee must regularly fit and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee frequently works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.