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Shop Helper

Full Time
Kansas City, KS 66102
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5200 State Ave, Kansas City, Kansas 66102 United States of America

Do you enjoy working with your hands? Are you interested in exemplifying valuable technical skills as you build your career? If so, a position as Shop Assistant may be for you! No previous experience is required. In this role you will be providing support to U-Haul Repair Shop personnel, learning the inner workings of the shop and encountering plenty of opportunities for advancement.

U-Haul offers Shop Assistants:

  • Career stability
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Health insurance & Prescription plans if eligible
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick days if eligible
  • Life insurance
  • MetLaw Legal program
  • MetLife auto and home insurance
  • Discounts on Apple products, Dell computers, cell phone plans, hotels, and more
  • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 24-hour physician available for kids
  • Dental & Vision Plans
  • Subsidized gym/fitness membership if eligible
  • Business and travel insurance
  • YouMatter EAP
  • LifeLock Identity Theft Protection
  • Critical Illness/Group Accident Insurance

Shop Assistant Primary Responsibilities:

  • Mount, balance, and dismount tires
  • Maintain batteries
  • Maintain a clean work area
  • Turn rotors and drums
  • Rebuild trailer equipment and equalizers
  • Assist shop personnel
  • Forklift certified

Shop Assistant Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid Driver’s License and ability to maintain a clean driving record

Work Environment:
The work involves moderate risks or discomforts which require special safety precautions, e.g. working around moving parts, machines, fumes, or irritant chemicals. May be required to use protective clothing, or gear such as masks, goggles, gloves, or shields.

Physical Demands:
The work requires some physical exertion such as long periods both indoors and outdoors of remaining stationary, traversing spaces, repositioning to reach and use tools, and moving a minimum of 50 lbs assisted or unassisted.

AMERCO and its family of companies, including U-Haul, have strived to create a culture of health and wellness. As of February 1, 2020, and consistent with applicable state law, no AMERCO or U-Haul company will hire individuals in states where it may lawfully decline to hire individuals who use nicotine products. By continuing with this application, you are indicating that, if hired, you consent to nicotine screening in the future. This policy will not apply to team members hired before February 1, 2020.

U-Haul is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, provincial, state or local law. Individual accommodations are available on requests for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Information obtained during this process will only be shared on a need to know basis.

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