The Home Depot- Rental Heavy Equipment

Job Title

General Rental Associate

Job Type

Full Time

Job Description

Position Purpose:
General Rental Associates (GRA) are responsible for a wide range of tasks, including, but not limited to: loading, unloading, sorting, staging, cleaning, and transporting Rental units within the warehouse. Individuals in this position must have the ability to become certified and operate material handling equipment and be able to lift up to 75 lbs. Individuals must also work cooperatively with other associates and productively with little supervision. Following company safety policies and procedures is of great importance to this position.

Key Responsibilities:
50% Load, Unload, Sort, and Stage: Load and unload trucks, sort, stage, and transport Rental units, and deliver it to the proper location in the warehouse.
15% Housekeeping and Safety: Maintain a clean and functioning work area
15% Manage Documents: Identify and read vendor packing slips, carrier shipping documents, and receiving documents
10% Manage Deadlines: Complies with deadlines and productivity standards
10% Interact and Collaborate with Others: Interact with a variety of people, including delivery drivers, supervisors, managers, and associates.

Direct Manager/Direct Reports:
This position reports to the Rental Operations DC Supervisor.
This position has 0 direct reports.

Travel Requirements:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Physical Requirements:
Must continuously stand or walk or regularly requires lifting/handling/carrying material or equipment of moderate weight (8-20 pounds).

Working Conditions:
Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes which cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness.

Essential Skills: Minimum Qualifications:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications:
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively with cross-functional teams
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Minimum Education:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma and/or GED.

Preferred Education:
No additional education

Minimum Years of Work Experience:

Preferred Years of Work Experience:
No additional years of experience

Minimum Leadership Experience:

Preferred Leadership Experience:


Action Oriented – Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
Being Resilient – Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations
Customer Focus – Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
Resourcefulness – Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently