We are looking for a team-oriented, detailed and energetic Tool Room Associate – Fleet to join our team. This position provides support for the fleet vehicle program; assists all aspects of fleet maintenance and tracking. In addition, it supports tools and equipment: tool check in/out, tool repair and upkeep, procurement, shipping and receiving, buildings and grounds. The ideal candidate has tool room and/or warehouse experience, knowledge of tool usage, assembly and operations, the ability to learn fleet program management and the desire to grow their career and make an impact at Jamar.

Experience/Education Requirements:

  • Experience and knowledge of working in a tool/warehouse environment preferred.
  • Mechanical aptitude in repairing tools – knowledge of tool usage, assembly and operations - is preferred.
  • Ability to regularly load and unload large tool crates with multiple sets of tools, heavy chains and field equipment (will be trained to identify tools by name, location and use).
  • Demonstrated strong customer service skills.
  • Proficient with computers (data entry, email).
  • Must be 21 years of age, have a clean driving record, and ability to pass the required DOT physical.
  • Ability to work longer hours and/or weekends as needed.
  • Ability to drive a Forklift and become certified.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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.

Fleet responsibilities:

  • Assist with vehicle repairs and scheduling, and new fleet purchases through ARI leasing.
  • Issue fuel card pin numbers, research and resolve field card concerns and issues.
  • Plan and upfit new and used vehicles; determine need for toolboxes, ladder racks, graphics, etc.
  • Work with manager to develop a system to reduce costs for fleet repairs; perform preventive safety checks, track and monitor tire, transmission and brake maintenance schedules per vehicle, etc.
  • Assist with launching GPS program for fleet; learn new program, assist with tracking, etc.
  • Maintain the vehicle accident tracking program.
  • Work with manager to accurately assign vehicles to staff and update tracking sheet.
  • Assist management in issuance and return of fleet vehicles as necessary.

Tool & Equipment Fulfillment:

  • Inspect and maintain incoming tools; assess the condition of tools, identify those as viable for repair and repair any defects or breakpoints. Thoroughly clean and return tools to inventory.
  • Work with manager regarding replacement needs, including returning damaged tools under warranty.
  • Fill customer requests/tool orders using lists as provided. Ensure all orders are accurate, complete and on time.
  • Deliver tools and equipment to job sites in a timely manner as needed.
  • Assist management in issuance and return of fleet vehicles as necessary.
  • Fill out Purchase Orders (PO log) and other paperwork accurately according to department/company standards.

Buildings and Grounds Maintenance:

  • Assist manager in ensuring the safety and security of the building and grounds at all times.
  • Respond to building maintenance requests; seasonal upkeep of parking lots, walkways, and building entrances, snow removal, garbage and recycling removal including any recycling or special receptacle needs.
  • Respond to internal requests for office; change lightbulbs, stock and store cleaning supplies, communicate with building vendors including cleaning staff to ensure supplies are available.

Shipping and Receiving:

  • Accept incoming freight. Notify appropriate department personnel and store materials appropriately.
  • Shipping to include packaging, using best practices.

Company Level Support

  • Provide driving/delivery support to business customers/ or projects, including tools, equipment, or product.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Initiative and self-discipline
  • Strong work ethic and customer service oriented
  • Ability to work independently and collaborative in a team setting
  • Ability to schedule/coordinate projects to meet deadlines

Physical Demands / Work Environment

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; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Walking includes moving within a project site, including uneven surface/ground.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • The environmental conditions for this position include climate controlled indoor activity to inclement outdoor extremes of cold, heat, dust, wind and various forms of precipitation. Exposure to a variety of noise and equipment vibration.
  • Position is often in a heavy manufacturing/industrial area and will require up to 95% of time on the shop floor.
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in plant and/or customer environments.

About us:  For more than 100 years, the Jamar Company has built a reputation as an expert specialty contractor. We have a history of proven success in solving difficult challenges for our industrial and commercial customers. The Jamar Company is headquartered in Duluth, MN with office locations in Arden Hill and Shakopee, MN, Eau Claire, Green Bay and Spooner, WI, Bismarck and Watford City, ND and Mountain View, WY.     https://www.jamarcompany.com/

We offer: a competitive salary and excellent benefits including Health, Vision & Dental Insurance, 401K Program (with company contribution), Profit Sharing, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Short and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, Holidays, and Training/ Continuing Educational Opportunities.  Compensation commensurate with experience. 


Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources 
Phone:  218-628-1027 
Email: careers@jamarcompany.us

Jamar is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, including disabled and veterans.

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