Front Loader Operator

Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California

Job Type

Temp to Perm

Branch Number


Hourly Rate

$25.00 - $40.00

Work Hours


Experience Required


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Job Description

Loader Operators are essential to the success of our branch operations. They utilize our front-end loaders to maneuver vehicles around our facilities in preparation for auction.

While Loader Operators always focus on safety first, they understand the importance of a quick and smooth operation.

In return for their excellent skills and abilities, we offer our Loader Operators a competitive benefits package including: health insurance, 401K, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, paid holidays and vacations.


  • Utilizing a front-end loader to move vehicles and other equipment around the IAA facility
  • Loading and unloading trucks as they deliver or pick up vehicles
  • Making sure our equipment is fully functional, by performing routine inspections and basic maintenance and ensuring safe operating condition of the loader
  • Being responsible for lot inventory of vehicles and parts
  • Documenting and recording vehicle information, performing vehicle improvements (i.e shrink wrapping, steam cleaning, etc.), and light maintenance in preparation for sale
  • Assisting visitors by providing appropriate guidance and/or advising them to the appropriate person for additional assistance
  • Remaining calm, alert and actively avoid potential safety hazards or situations that may cause damage to property while operating a front-end loader or other heavy equipment
  • Constantly maintaining a safe work environment by immediately reporting any violations of company policy to a supervisor or manager


First, let us double check:

  • Our requirements are that all candidates for this role must have a valid drivers' license and high school diploma (or equivalent). There are physical demands of this role, so please read them carefully and understand that this is no desk job.
  • An upbeat demeanor to ensure every customer interaction is positive is necessary! If you know about cars, or have general mechanical knowledge, you will fit in great. Teamwork is incredible important to our success!
  • While it is not required, it would be great if you have:
  • Candidates with forklift or front-end loader (Volvo L90G and L90H) operating experience have found this role to be an exceptionally great fit. Experience in the automotive and collision repair and/or related field strongly preferred.
  • Physical Demand Highlights:
  • Ability to apply appropriate use of security, maintenance, and safety procedures to protect Company and customer assets
  • Ability to apply appropriate use of personal protective equipment (i.e., safety gloves, safety glasses)
  • Ability to avoid accidents by recognizing potentially unsafe situations and responding appropriately when accidents occur
  • Ability to follow appropriate industry specific regulations related to the handling of hazardous materials
  • Ability to constantly lift, carry, push, or pull up to 20 lbs.
  • Ability to frequently lift, carry, push, or pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry, push, or pull over 100 lbs.
  • Ability to constantly reach outward, handle and finger objects, stand, walk, and sit
  • Ability to frequently bend, squat, kneel, twist, turn, climb, and crawl
  • This position involves primarily outdoor work in all types of weather
  • Must remain alert to potential hazards associated with heavy equipment and other vehicles operated in their work area


Qualifications & Experience

  • This position involves primarily outdoor work in all types of weather
  • Must remain alert to potential hazards associated with heavy equipment and other vehicles operated in their work area

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