Top Yard Worker Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Yard Worker. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Yard Worker resumes they appeared on. For example, 12.5% of Yard Worker resumes contained Customer Service as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Yard Worker actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Yard Worker resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Improved customer service and increased commercial and residential customers as a result of exceptional customer service and bilingual skills.
  • Experienced Forklift operator* Giving great customer service* Organize stock and stock rotation* Loading and unloading semi-trailers
  • Provided customer service concerning material selection, logistics for preparation, and delivery.
  • Maintained yard and provided excellent customer service.
  • Loaded-Unloaded trucks Build Wooden Fence Customer Service
  • Provided very exceptional customer service.
  • Provided quick and meaningful customer service to guests, cleaned and organized all work areas and merchandise in outdoor areas.
  • Provided customer service, took clients orders, cut steel to requested specifications, unloaded and load steel orders
  • Managed responsibilities within the lumber yard including customer service, organization of merchandise, and training new employees.
  • Packed and delivered sheet rock to various homes, customer service, company went out of business
  • Job Duties: Customer service, certified fork lift operator, prepared orders for pick up/delivery.
  • Pick and send out orders, customer service, forklift operator, unload and stock supplies.
  • Staged orders for pick-up, Load and unload orders* Customer service helped customers find products* Inventory
  • Performed general landscaping crew work, helped maintain the garden center and provided customer service.
  • General labor, heavy lifting, inventory, shipping and receiving, and customer service.
  • Assisted in customer service, taking orders, loading vehicles, and manufacturing cuts.
  • Worked with management and coworkers as a team, to provide great customer service.
  • Unload trailers, load trucks, customer service, local delivery of lumber materials
  • Job duties- customer service, restocking material, filling orders, forklift driver.
  • Introduced to customer service and learned how to better assist their needs.

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2. Delivery Trucks

high Demand
Here's how Delivery Trucks is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Unloaded and loaded delivery trucks that were deliveries from the yard to customers' residences/businesses.
  • Load and unload vendor delivery trucks in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Unloaded delivery trucks and moved to proper location in yard.
  • Pick orders to be loaded on delivery trucks.
  • Handle material and load and unload delivery trucks.
  • Load and secure merchandise on delivery trucks.
  • Perform various duties, such as: Operate the Forklift to load/unload delivery trucks and remove large warehouse boxes.
  • Loaded trucks with sand, stone, pavers and other products for customers and delivery trucks.
  • Loaded and unloaded delivery trucks and supplier trucks Assisted customers with loading of building materials Stocked material and organized material storage
  • Loaded delivery trucks Delivered various building materials to location Cleaned the main warehouse

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3. Tractor Trailers

high Demand
Here's how Tractor Trailers is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Unloaded tractor trailers bringing in our lumber for our inventory from the mills we bought from.
  • Make parts runs for servicing tractor trailers and heavy machinery.
  • Worked directly with the Railroad and port authority to make sure product was unloaded from railcars to tractor trailers.
  • load tractor trailers with precast beams.
  • Operated tractor trailers and fuel truck (Ram 2500) to complete duties, and moved John Deere 224Jloaders.
  • Use forklift to load and unload tractor trailers.

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4. Unload Trucks

high Demand
Here's how Unload Trucks is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Load and unload trucks with materials/ fence for days work and for the next day at the end of work day.
  • Load and unload trucks Keep all departments stocked Keep parts yard clean and organized Help other departments as needed
  • Load, unload trucks, customer service, stock products, and keep yard and warehouse clean.
  • Deliver products, load and unload trucks, operate a forklift, 40+ hours, full-time
  • Deliver product to customers, manage and maintain several material buildings and load and unload trucks
  • Load and unload trucks with forklift, coated and kept inventory of drill pipes.
  • Help grow, transport, load and unload trucks which are delivered to customers.
  • Unload trucks with forklift and stock merchandise to required location on yard shelves.
  • Clean yard, service machines, pull orders load and unload trucks.
  • Pulled House Loads* Pulled Door and Trim Orders* Load/Unload Trucks* Customer Service
  • Inventory, load and unload trucks for shipment: fork lift operator
  • Load and unload trucks, customers, shipping and handling material
  • Unload trucks and put away the merchandise in the yard.
  • Load and unload trucks with Products and clean yard after shift
  • Maintain yard, unload trucks, build kits for jobs
  • Load and unload trucks and load items for customers.
  • Load & unload trucks & railroad cars with forklift.
  • Drive forklift to unload trucks and put away product.
  • Load and unload trucks with lumber as they arrive.
  • Clear walls load and unload trucks.

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5. Heavy Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Started as a loader for semi-trucks, ended as lead heavy equipment operator in the supply yard.
  • Experience in driving Heavy Equipment (John Deere 244J Loader / Cat IT28 Loader).
  • Clean, maintain and organize heavy equipment, construction equipment and various pieces of machinery.
  • Maintained and cleaned heavy equipment and machinery while dealing with customers care and services.
  • Use heavy equipment in order to get the job done.
  • Operate Heavy Equipment to load and unload various metal products.
  • Make sure all the heavy equipment was in operating condition.
  • Used heavy equipment, front loader, to move inventory.
  • Assisted shop technicians with servicing the heavy equipment.
  • Operated a variety of light and heavy equipment.
  • Receive and unload deliveries, heavy equipment operation.
  • Prepare heavy equipment and vehicles for rental.
  • Unloaded and organized metals, crused cans and operated heavy equipment/machinery.
  • Make deliveries when ordered with heavy equipment/machines, set up for special events & parties also.
  • load heavy equipment on haulers help gather orders and get loaded.
  • Worked in the yard with heavy equipment/mechines, unloading steel.and basic maintenance/mechanics on heavy mechines
  • Boat yard work Heavy Equipment Dock building (mig welding & carpentry)

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6. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Followed standard operating and safety procedures in fork lift operation.
  • Adhered to all safety procedures when handling heavy machine equipment.
  • Used all safety gear and followed all safety procedures.
  • Followed safety procedures when dismantling electronics and disposing of hazardous material.
  • Followed safety procedures in a high-risk environment and inspected for faulty products
  • Complied with prescribed safety procedures or federal laws regulating waste disposal methods.

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7. Job Site

high Demand
Here's how Job Site is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Assisted customers with order and loaded trucks with building materials that were sent to job sites.
  • Cleaned, prepared and delivered rental vehicles and equipment for delivery to customer's job sites.
  • Worked at a specific job site cutting grass, using weed eater, and edging.
  • Transported all materials to job sites across the east valley on a daily basis.
  • Provided time-critical, job site, transportation for last minute and emergency situations.
  • Stock all inventory, deliver products to customers at various job sites.
  • Deliver product to job sites and/or other supply yards in company truck.
  • Deliver and unload product orders at designated customers and job sites.
  • Delivered orders and materials to either job sites or customers.
  • Deliver lumber and other products to job sites for contractors.
  • Delivered building products to job sites and residential homes.
  • Organize load trucks and deliver supply's to job sites
  • Take orders out to job site, when asked.
  • Helped deliver materials to job sites throughout MA.
  • Take extra materials or equipment to job sites.
  • Helped deliver construction supplies directly to job sites.
  • Job site cleanup, light carpentry work.
  • Help customers load/unload and deliver to job sites
  • Helped on certain job sites with work.
  • Pick up and deliver merchandise two job sites

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8. Customer Orders

high Demand
Here's how Customer Orders is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Maintained lumber inventory, assisted customers with material selection, loading and delivery customer orders.
  • Organized and assisted in delivering large customer orders.
  • Filed all documentation associated with customer orders.
  • Operated forklift to organize customer orders.
  • Fill contract and customer orders, drive forklift around the yard and build units of different types of wood
  • Used heavy equipment to assist with loading and unloading of customer orders.
  • Worked in the lumber yard counting pieces of lumber for customer orders.
  • Used machinery to put customer orders onto trucks or into trailers.
  • Worked in the lumber yard filling customer orders and loading trucks.
  • Filled customer orders in the yard and loaded onto their trucks.
  • Top 10% of yard workers for filling customer orders.
  • Lifted bricks and stone onto pallets for customer orders.
  • Pulled customer orders from yard and loaded into trucks.
  • Filled and safely loaded customer orders on various vehicles.
  • Analyzed customer orders and acquired materials on order sheets.
  • Filled customer orders, maintained cleanliness of building.
  • Prepared, picked and delivered customer orders.
  • Load customer orders for next day delivery.
  • Pulled Customer orders for pick-up or delivery.
  • Assisted drivers with delivery of customer orders.

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9. Building Materials

high Demand
Here's how Building Materials is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Loaded and unloaded building materials for residential customers and construction crews.
  • Received incoming shipments of building materials and verified shipments with paperwork.
  • Delivered building materials safely to construction locations on set deadlines.
  • Operated the forklift to move building materials such as bricks, stones, steel, and mortar.
  • Provided general labor in a lumber yard that required knowledge of wood and building materials.
  • Assisted guests with loading of lumber, building materials, and appliances.
  • Answered question and advised customers in selection of building materials.
  • Loaded / Unloaded building materials from trucks.
  • Assist customers in loading building materials.
  • Salvaged and stored building materials.
  • Answered question and advised customers in selection of building materials.Drove specified trucks to destination.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills while maintaining building materials area.
  • Pulled building materials to load on trucks for delivery Delivered materials (lumber, doors, windows, etc.)
  • Pulled orders, stocked building materials, assisted customers in Lumber Yard, cleaned and maintained indoor/outdoor workspaces.
  • Maintained and accounted for of millions of dollars' worth of building materials, stock, and equipment.
  • worked in various departments, including Plumbing, Hardware, Garden, Building Materials, lumber yard.
  • Assisted customers and maintained a clean environment in the building materials area.
  • Transport building materials by hand or Wheel barrow.
  • deliver building materials using 24ft box truck 1.
  • Operated a Forklift daily.Helped customers load building materials.Loaded and Unloaded Shipments of materials.

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10. Hand Tools

high Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Used hand or power tools such as fertilizer spreaders, graders, mowers, hand tools, blowers and weed whackers.
  • Utilize a variety of relatively simple hand tools with limited control adjustments ensuring safety standards are adhered to at all times.
  • Operated wide variety of equipment including power saws, grinders, forklift and basic hand tools.
  • Required use of power tools, fork lift, elevating work platform, and hand tools.
  • Cut discarded products such as appliances into small pieces using swords and other hand tools.
  • Used hand tools to change or fix worn cutting tools.
  • Performed basic safety inspection on power and hand tools.
  • Work with hand tools and welding machines.
  • Assembled objects using hand tools.
  • Labor: hand tools, power tools, forklift, paint, stacking pallets.
  • Used hand tools, lug wrenches, power tools and jacks.
  • Assemble bee hives using hand tools.
  • Rig or dismantle props or equipment, such as frames, scaffolding, platforms, or backdrops, using hand tools.
  • Used hand or power tools such as hand tools and Blowers.

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11. Bobcat

high Demand
Here's how Bobcat is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Learned how to operate various machinery, such as Bobcat Equipment and working on shipping barges on the Chicago River.
  • Filled trailers with mulch using a bobcat * Threw bags of mulch in back of pick-up trucks * Helped customers
  • Operated a bobcat in order to load trucks and trailers with mulch, rock, and dirt.
  • Operated bobcat and mini excavator to prepare area for sidewalk construction, drain installation, and cleanup.
  • Operated skid loader/bobcat to move and mix fertilizer.
  • Install PTC boxes to locations east of the Mississippi River Equipment experience with excavator, ditch witch, backhoe and bobcat.
  • Certified to drive; Bobcat Front Loader, Gradall Forklift Sweeper, and Track Mobile.
  • Operated Forklift, Bobcat and Combilift in the lumberyard.
  • Operated a car bailer and bobcat.
  • Used knowledge about Bobcat, CAT, John Deere, Doosan, Genie, etc.
  • case 85xt,cat 239D,299T2 XHP,bobcat, both wheels and track.
  • Steel Fabricator Bridge/Building Erection Cab Crane Dual Block Crane Operator Crawler Crane Operator Welder Forklift/Bobcat Operator Operated Electrical Hydraulic Pneumatic equipment.

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12. Flower Beds

high Demand
Here's how Flower Beds is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Mowed residential lawns, trimmed bushes and trees, and weeded flower beds
  • Cleaned out flower beds and pruned shrubs.
  • Planted and maintained flower beds.
  • Cut grass, feed and bath horses, bread puppies, maintain flower beds
  • Trimmed Around Flower Beds, Walks, And Walls.
  • Cut and trimmed grass, maintained,weeded and sprayed a;; flower beds, trees, shrubs.
  • Cut Grass Build Porches Mulched and Weeded Flower Beds Pressure Washed Roofing

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13. General Labor

high Demand
Here's how General Labor is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • General labor position for a temporary period under contract.
  • General labor while operating various loaders and machinery.
  • Assisted with general labor projects, including, cut wood pieces and picking up pipes and tools.
  • Assisted with general labor tasks at assigned machines to complete materials for treatment.
  • General labor, operated various equipment, customer support, equipment servicing.
  • General labor; maintain pipe yard and inventoried pipe
  • General labor work as well.
  • General labor and yard help.
  • Performed General Labor Work as assigned by SupervisorFire watch Standing dutiesHeld Unescorted clearance for Nuclear Facility
  • General labor Directing Truck traffic -Ranch Hand, Lost Marbles Ranch, Westfall, Oregon.

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14. Sort

high Demand
Here's how Sort is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Sorted and disposed of numerous metals Maintained organization of yard
  • Maintained warehouse sorted and organized materials in two warehouses.
  • Worked inside the lumber mill, mostly sorting then stacking the lumber according to length and grade of the product.
  • Operated fork trucks for use in sorting, loading, and organizing merchandise Non-Work Related Experience.
  • Sorted, counted, packaged, labeled, insured, unpacked, and logged inventory.
  • Sorted and baled recycled metal, Assisted customers at weigh in and check out.
  • Perform duties within electronics such as sorted electronic products and prepared them for shipping.
  • Receive, sort and rack tubular pipe coming from production area in pipe yard.
  • Handled livestock, opened gates for livestock, rode horses, sorted livestock.
  • Assigned and assorted bricks and stone to be in their proper areas.
  • Learned to operate heavy machinery as well as sorting different scrap metals
  • Worked in Shipping and Receiving was required to sort materials.
  • Sorted ferrous metals from non-ferrous metals required for processing.
  • Perform duties such as sorting all types of metals.
  • Sorted and stored dangerous goods in proper area.
  • Sorted supplies before loading and unloading.
  • Sorted and prepared metals for recycling.
  • Sorted and processed scrap metal.
  • Plant layouts, GSC layouts and labeling of racks, part sorting, quality checks on parts, etc.
  • Keep the store stocked with a nice assortment snacks and beverages,along with boating supplies.

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15. Clean Yard

average Demand
Here's how Clean Yard is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Operate forklift, safely handle various types of lumber, properly build requested orders, maintain clean yard
  • Stripped and pulled parts from vehicles, maintained a clean yard, and performed miscellaneous duties.
  • Pull parts off cars and trucks for customers, clean yard, strip engines
  • Clean yard of all trash including plastic from wood piles.
  • Stock shelves with lumber, and maintain a clean yard.
  • Maintain clean yard doing snow removal/plowing with skid steer.
  • Bring Equipment to Shop, Deliver Equipment, Clean Yard
  • Maintain neat and clean yard at all times.
  • Organize and clean yard and inventory areas.
  • Maintain and clean yard/stock area.
  • Clean yards, started at early hours of the day.
  • Clean yards that have high, tall grass.
  • Clean Yard, Move Scrap, Break Down Cars
  • clean yard, assist in labeling items to be brought into warehouse for stoking, input received product into computer
  • Clean yards ,pulled weeds, picked up trash and threw it away at dumps, raked,
  • clean yard mow lawns bobcat op.
  • Prepare lumber that is shipped to customers Assist customers requests Clean yard and complete daily assignments upon request or as needed
  • Cut grass, wiper snip, clean yard, haul branchesOperate equipment and ATV,s
  • Clean yard ,band,and build loads for delivery
  • clean yard and help unload an load big trucks

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16. Dump Truck

average Demand
Here's how Dump Truck is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Pick up and deliver cargo in a flatbed and dump truck using knowledge of roads, highways and interstates.
  • Load dump trucks with different materials for different construction businesses.
  • Delivered materials via dump truck with 5-6 cubic yard capacity.
  • Drive a ten yard dump truck to deliver landscaping and mason supplies (i.e.
  • Operate a Hydraulic Lift Dump bed Drive a 5 yard Dump truck
  • Delivered construction material to jobsites in GMC C4500 dump truck.
  • Cleaned out dump truck tums-Basic yard work -fueling of trucks

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17. Forklifts

average Demand
Here's how Forklifts is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Separated and moved items according to correct locations within the recycling yard with appropriate equipment--bobcats, forklifts, etc.
  • Packed daily orders and utilized propane forklifts to load and unload equipment from trucks and stored them in an organized manner.
  • General service and maintenance of the forklifts, as well as make sure they are properly functional for the required work.
  • Build trusses for homes, put together orders, operate forklifts, keep yard clean, load and unload trucks.
  • Perform certified duties on forklifts, bobcats, as well as front end loader, and some experience with excavator.
  • Worked outside running forklifts, moving products around, loading trailers with the product, and helping out customers.
  • Assisted in the boatyard doing yard work and driving forklifts, as well as marina maintenance and up-keep.
  • Operated heavy machinery including; front end loaders, skid steer, forklifts, and scissor lifts.
  • Help lumberyard customers by filling orders, loading lumber etc, operate forklifts, heavy trucks etc.
  • Unloaded customers, operated forklifts, skid steers, and excavators on a daily basis.
  • Learned and mastered operating a variety of forklifts; including the Cherry Picker and Toyota.
  • Fill propane tanks, work with forklifts, work closely with customers and coworkers.
  • Use of heavy vehicles such as lumber trucks, skid loaders and forklifts.
  • Check over forklifts, saws, and other equipment daily for general wear-and-tear.
  • Work with heavy machines to cut metal, strip wires and drive forklifts.
  • Operated diesel and propane forklifts to load, unload, and move stock.
  • Can identify types of lumber, experience with all tools and forklifts.
  • Operated diesel and electric forklifts, elevated platforms, and hand trucks.
  • Operated forklifts and other heavy machinery to aid in loading and cleanup.
  • Operate forklifts to unload lumber, doors, windows, etc.

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18. Edge Lawns

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Here's how Edge Lawns is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Mow or edge lawns, using power mowers or hedgers.
  • Mow And Edge Lawns Using Power Lawns And Weed eater.
  • Plant flowers, pull weeds, and edge lawns
  • Whack weeds, trim bushes, and edge lawns using a variety of machines.
  • Mow and edge lawns, using power mowers and edgers.
  • Mow or edge lawns, using power mowers or hedgers.

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19. Pallet Jack

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Here's how Pallet Jack is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Operated Powered lift trucks, floor sweepers, pallet jacks and forklifts safely, with a 0% incident rate.
  • Received and unloaded freight both manually and with equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Operated a cherry picker, forklift, pallet jack, air pump and hand jack.
  • Operated dolly, pallet jack, and/or forklift in loading and unloading of furniture.
  • Operate heavy equipment, including forklifts, bobcats, lulls and pallet jacks.
  • Operated Forklift, shrink wrapping pallets, using manual and electrical pallet jacks.
  • Operated pallet jack to move incoming supplies to warehouse storage area.
  • Received and unloaded freight by using the forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Operate forklifts with heavy loads, pallet jacks, cranes.
  • Learned to use pallet jacks and drive Bobcats.
  • Operate forklift, pallet jack and other equipment.
  • Loaded and unloaded trucks, operated forklift, electric and standard pallet jack Performed shipping and receiving of packages, inventory control
  • Carry Out- Helping and moving customers items in and out the store Outside yard worker- Forklift operator, Pallet jack operator

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20. Different Types

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Here's how Different Types is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Learned about different types of fertilizer and their use on lawns for customer use.
  • Worked in the yard sweeping the floor to clear way for trucks, showed customers different types of bricks.
  • Familiarize with many different types of building products.
  • Recognized the opportunity presented by Advanced Personnel to learn, adapt and successfully thrive in all different types of work environments.
  • General labor work with different types of rental equipment help with the tent crew operate forklift and some welding
  • Work on assembly line putting together different types of equipment.

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21. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Handled materials and organized new shipments of products from outside vendors as well as inventory control.
  • Document and manage the inventory control system in the computer using scanners and bar code readers.
  • Inventory control on all equipment coming in and going out.
  • Look over inventory and work on inventory control.
  • Inventory control and truck maintenance every week.
  • Acted as liaison between the sales and operation teams Responsible for warehouse inventory control and reconciliation.
  • Pulled orders * Customer service * Inventory control * Forklift loading and unloading

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22. Rail Cars

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Here's how Rail Cars is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Job Duties: pulled orders, unloading rail cars, loading outbound trucks, cutting material with chain saw daily.
  • Operate Locomotive, pulling loaded rail cars with coal into coal dumper.
  • Loaded and unloaded new GM vehicles on and off rail cars.
  • Loaded pick up trucks onto rail cars and shuttle trucks.
  • Unload and reload rail cars.
  • Move rail cars in rail yard.
  • Set up rail cars with a sissor lift.
  • drive for lift .put orders lumber together, unload rail cars .box cars, and loading trucks for delivers.
  • Received and repositioned rail cars via "Rail King".

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23. Customer Vehicles

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Here's how Customer Vehicles is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Loaded and secured customer vehicles and/or delivery truck with materials to be delivered to customer
  • Utilize fork lift* Loading/Unloading of Customer Vehicles
  • Load customer vehicles and trucks, Operate forklift truck
  • Load and unload customer vehicles of equipment.
  • Loaded materials into customer vehicles.
  • Load customer vehicles with proper material they have purchased.

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24. Hard Worker

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Here's how Hard Worker is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Position differed from time to time, I learned how to be a hard worker and team player.
  • Note these pumps sell for $60k+Skills UsedFast learner, attention to detail, hard worker, good quality work.
  • Stock shelfs .do reapars on building .very hard worker

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25. Yard Maintenance

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Here's how Yard Maintenance is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Inspect returned pipe, rework pipe, thread pipe, and pick orders for pipe, general yard maintenance.
  • Preformed yard maintenance and minor repairs on construction rental machinery, as well as performing general yard maintenance.
  • Provide general yard maintenance including trimming trees, mow, weed eat, and edge.
  • Launched a landscape and yard maintenance business during summer break between school and football schedules
  • General yard maintenance, keeping the shop clean, maintaining the piles of lumber.
  • Provide affordable and quick yard maintenance after school and on weekends.
  • Load trucks and general yard maintenance.
  • Have a general knowledge of landscaping General yard maintenance such as sweeping, pulling weeds, and cleaning the large fountains.
  • Cleaned and maintained livestock water tanks.Assisted in yard maintenance.
  • EXPERIENCE: MOWING LAWNS AND YARD MAINTENANCE Mowing lawns, weed eating, and trimming on an as needed basis.
  • Break down tires General yard maintenance Separate metal and rubber

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26. Load Customers

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Here's how Load Customers is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Build pole barns, install seamless gutters, put up tin on buildings, make deliveries, help and load customers
  • Load customers vehicles with bags of a variety of different rocks depending on what was purchased.
  • Clean yard, load customers vehicles with bobcats and front end loaders with forks and or bucket
  • Load Customers, load and unload trucks, receiving products, stock inventory, clean work areas
  • Operated skid steer and front end loader to load customers' trucks with supplies.
  • Load customers vehicles with product, build and breakdown pallets, stock pallets
  • Load customers purchase and operate the forklift and cut with the saw.
  • Load unload trucks with tow motor stock warehouse build loads load customers
  • Load customers, and keep yard clean and safe for customers
  • Run forklifts and rough terrain forklifts to unload and load customers
  • Unload customers vehicle's with containing metals.
  • Load customers and tractor trailer trucks.
  • Helped load customers vehicles with purchases.
  • Load customers with their merchandise.
  • Load and Unload customers suppliesStack/deliver lumber and supplies
  • delivered sand/gravel using dump truck, operated loader & tractor to load customers product into trailers or truck beds.
  • Load Customers with product ranging from Bagged mulch up to Bulk Yardage of Material.
  • load customers, build outgoing loads with the forklift and unload freights that come in
  • Load customers with large equipment forklift and front endloaders
  • load customers and make sure yard is clean everyday

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27. Rental Equipment

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Here's how Rental Equipment is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Assist in the loading/unloading of rental equipment using any machinery if necessary.
  • Delivered and received rental equipment.
  • Wash rental equipment coming in from field, performing PM on equipment needing service.
  • Maintained equipment yard and shop to ensure an organized process of rental equipment movements.
  • Assist customers and recommend proper rental equipment for their projects.
  • Perform periodic maintenance on rental equipment fleet.
  • Inspected, maintained and cleaned rental equipment.
  • Checked in and maintained all rental equipment.
  • Deliver and pickup rental equipment.
  • Paint the rental equipment when necessary
  • Ensured the proper functionality and condition of rental equipment through completion of condition reportsand pictures.
  • Maintained rental Equipment loaded and unloaded rental equipment for customers
  • maintain the cleanliness of the yard and keep our rental equipment organized to minimize customer wait time.
  • Assisted in picking up rental equipment for home improvement projects such as, ladders, powerwashers
  • Organize the yard and help machanics do oil change on the rental equipments.

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28. Manual Labor

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Here's how Manual Labor is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Preformed general manual labor as required.
  • Worked in an atmosphere of manual labor, grew accustomed to getting task done promptly and effectively, regardless of circumstance.
  • Facilitated manual labor to provide goods, operating machinery, and hauling deliveries.
  • General manual labor and operating of excavators and front loaders.
  • Served as manual laborer for various projects
  • Included extensive manual labor and inventory management, as well as safely operating a forklift.
  • Mow and care for lawns General Manual labor
  • Unload trees onto ground Use of a bobcat Manual laborer

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29. Company Truck

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Here's how Company Truck is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Delivered customer supplies using company truck.
  • Changed lights in the lab and worked on company trucks in the yard, fixed several work trucks.
  • Operated a forklift to load and unload company trucks and vehicles belonging to contractors and customers.
  • Loaded shingles and roofing supplies onto company trucks utilizing forklift ready for delivery.
  • Drive company trucks, fill trucks with anhydrous, maintain yard work
  • Required to run deliveries and pick-up of materials in company truck.
  • Operated company trucks to deliver shipments.
  • load and unload company trucks with various materials needed for projects.

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30. Snow Removal

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Here's how Snow Removal is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Trash pick up and removal, grass cutting, and snow removal, etc.
  • Sell Plants Prune Plants Spray Weeds Help Unload Stock Snow Removal (winter)
  • Position included snow removal, lawn mowing, and deliveries to plant site.
  • Mowed yards and done landscaping, also done some snow removal.
  • Mow lawns, trim trees and hedges, snow removal, and house repair work.
  • maintained grounds, plant-trees, bushes, flowers, perform snow removal, cleaning and painting empty apartments
  • Grass mowing Property maintenance Snow removal
  • Snow removal ,repairs on the lawn mowers ,snow blowers ,tractors And kept everything ready for the next job

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31. Clean Flower Beds

low Demand
Here's how Clean Flower Beds is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Cut grass, pulled weeds, clean flower beds, layed down grass mulch, .....
  • Trim or pick flowers and clean flower beds.

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32. Propane Tanks

low Demand
Here's how Propane Tanks is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Filled propane tanks for customers and delivery Drivers and used a forklift to unload and load drivers trucks with propane tanks.
  • Operated forklift, stacked and cut lumber and pipe to customers specifications, unloaded trucks, filled propane tanks.
  • Operate Forklift, Assist Customers in the yard, Fill propane tanks, Help with deliveries.
  • Load propane tanks onto trucks for shipment using cranes.
  • Filled and sold propane tanks and accessories.
  • Repaired and maintained customer propane tanks.
  • Stack various types of propane tanks.
  • Filled propane tanks Loaded and unloaded freight Handled dynamite

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33. Building Supplies

low Demand
Here's how Building Supplies is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Performed a wide variety of tasks, including building maintenance, delivering building supplies, serving customers, and much more
  • Unload and organize building supplies in the lumber yard while maintaining organization and cleanliness.
  • Use forklift to move building supplies and load finish product on flat-bed trucks.
  • Loaded customer orders * Delivered building supplies * Installed septic tanks
  • Deliver building supplies throughout the NY/NJ/CT Tri-State area.
  • Picked orders of construction building supplies.
  • Worked with customers to fill orders of building supplies, architectural blocks, stones, cement, and concrete sand.
  • load and unload deliveries and re-order stocks at factory warehouses, building supplies and retail distribution company
  • Employed at Kreofsky Building Supplies as a salesman, and transferred to the lumberyard.
  • stock lumber/unload trucks/help customers, pulled building supplies for garage orders
  • Deliver building supplies to customers Skills Used Commercial drivers license
  • Work in lumber yard preparing supply orders Manual Labor Deliver Building Supplies with 2-ton truck Forklift Certified

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34. People

low Demand
Here's how People is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Worked with a team of 3-4 people daily to organize roofing materials as they came in to the warehouse.
  • People that I've worked for always said I have a great personality and is a hard worker.
  • Mowed many years for a lot of people and helped them with any yard work they needed
  • Worked for apartment buildings plowing snow mowing lawns and would help move people in.
  • Worked for several people in my neighborhood doing landscaping work and general yard work.
  • Experience gained working with other people, following instructions and working around machinery.
  • Mowed and treated lawns in spring and summer for elderly people.
  • Have done gardening and yard work for various people.
  • Help the office people with computer problems.
  • Print out tickets for People Dumping.
  • Still do side jobs on people's lawns and do what I'm asked to do
  • Company shut down in 2008 and 275 people got laid off.
  • People skills and sales were part of the job.
  • Helped older people around the neighborhood with yard work such as planting flowers, cutting grass, and planting extra grass.
  • maintain yard and property cleanup for about 22 people in the Muskogee really.
  • Cared for people's yards by mowing, weedeating, and raking leaves.
  • worked in the outside yard loading peoples vehicles and unloaded flatbed trailers.

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35. Trim Bushes

low Demand
Here's how Trim Bushes is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Leaf removal lawn mowed trim bushes trash removal hedge trimmer work mulch work
  • Cut grass trim bushes edge yards rake leaves
  • Trim bushes,rake the leaves and any dead debris into a bag to be properly disposed of.
  • Trim bushes.lift and clean things.mow lawn.pull weeds .etc
  • Mowed trim bushes plant flowers cut down trees put down mulch pull weeds cleaned of roofs leayed down grass edge .ect
  • Mow grass,trim bushes,weedeating,
  • Cut Grass Trim Bushes Hauled Away Debris Plant Flowers Cut Trees Down
  • Put new grass , pull the weeds , right turn over the dirt , rake , Plant flowers , trim bushes
  • Cut big lots of grass Plant flowers Pull weeds Edge grass Lay Bark Trim bushes Weed grass

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36. Outside Yard

low Demand
Here's how Outside Yard is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Inspect product load for accuracy and safely move it around the store or the outside yard.
  • Assist guest in outside yard.
  • Managed inventory of the outside yard 3).
  • Received one dollar pay raise for outstanding performance in the outside yard after a 90 day eval.

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37. Trim Hedges

low Demand
Here's how Trim Hedges is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Maintain yard health, Plant flowers, Cut grass, Trim hedges and bushes to customer's satisfaction.
  • Cut grass and trim hedges for numerous people.
  • Trim hedges and remove weeds from gardens.
  • Mow lawn, pull weeds, trim hedges, turn vegetable garden, and chop wood
  • Cut yards, trim hedges, clean roofs, and remove debris
  • Trim hedges, shrubs, and small trees.
  • Build stone walls, trim hedges, mowed lawns, pulled weeds, replaced fences and planted flowers and different plants.
  • mow yards, use weed-eater, trim hedges, pick up leaves
  • Cut grass trim hedges plant owers make sure everything is in place make sure equipment is ready make surecustomers are happy
  • rake,cut,mow and trim hedges in and around yards as needed.
  • cut grass,trim hedges,plant flowers and keep yard clean
  • Mow the lawn -Trim hedges -Till the lawn -Cut down bushes -Assist in fertilizing *Assist In Apartment Demo/Refurnishing *Carpentry Assistant

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38. Weather Conditions

low Demand
Here's how Weather Conditions is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Operated heavy equipment in multiple weather conditions.
  • Worked in all types of weather conditions, as well as long hours and holidays.
  • Worked in all weather conditions and helped unload with heavy products
  • Work in different weather conditions.
  • Rigged military vehicles and equipment for rail transportation Extreme weather conditions
  • Worked in adverse and/or inclement weather conditions on a daily basis.

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39. Yard Equipment

low Demand
Here's how Yard Equipment is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Serviced motorized yard equipment as needed.
  • Can operate most yard equipment such as forklift, tractors, man lifts, delivery trucks.
  • Cleaned and maintained shifting and yard equipment on a regular basis.
  • Perform daily inspection and maintenance on yard equipment and tools Safely load equipment on to trucks/ haulers
  • Trim bushes cut grass remove all yard watse keep yard equipment organized
  • Cleaned and calibrated construction equipment Maintained, loaded and unloaded rental items Assisted in shifting equipment and operated yard equipment
  • Maintained yard equipment.Operated various yard machines.Repaired yard equipment.

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40. Heavy Objects

low Demand
Here's how Heavy Objects is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Cut and separate metal, operate cranes, forklift, bobcat, etc, lift heavy objects, etc.
  • Cut the grass -Lifting and moving heavy objects - Gardening -Racking leaves/cleaning gutters
  • Work as a team with heavy objects to complete difficult tasks.
  • Assist with moving office furniture Assist with tree removal Landscaping Light cleaning duties Repetitive lifting of heavy objects
  • Lifted heavy objects, cleaned out homes, painted rooms, fixed sinks and toilets, also fixed and handled electronics.
  • Lifted heavy objects by hand or with power hoist, and cleaned work area, machines, and equipment.

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41. Skid Steers

low Demand
Here's how Skid Steers is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Background in hydraulics, electrical, lubrication and repair on skid steers, loaders, tractors and trenchers
  • Operated, skid steers, fork lifts, track hoe, front loader.
  • Worked with customers to determine correct products for their projects -Operated loaders, skid steers, track loaders and small excavators.
  • Washed/driven/operated all types of equipment, dozers, backhoes, skid steers etc.
  • Certified through them for Fork-truck operation, have experience on excavators and skid steers, minor mechanical repairs and some electrical repair

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42. Filling Orders

low Demand
Here's how Filling Orders is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Worked 12+ hours per day 55+ hours per week filling orders, stocking yard, and helping customers.
  • Worked in the yard helping customers and filling orders
  • Executed daily operations of filling orders for various construction companies also loaded and unloaded trucks Operated Fork Lift
  • Assisted manager with multiple tasks Including clean up, filling orders, and moving equipment.
  • Stocked lumber Pulling and filling orders / Quality control Unload delivery trucks and load customers vehicles

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43. CDL

low Demand
Here's how CDL is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Obtained CDL class A permit for driving yard truck and flatbed trailer.
  • Obtained Class B CDL with air brake endorsement.
  • Obtained CDL-A and Tanker Endorsement.
  • Deliver equipment using box truck, noncdl rollback truck, or pickup truck with trailer attached.
  • Have a CDL B license with air brakes endorsement.
  • Use my CDL to drive supply trailer back and forth to Phoenix.

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44. Preventative Maintenance

low Demand
Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Perform preventative maintenance and minor repairs.
  • Perform preventative maintenance in and around facilities.
  • Maintained equipment inventory and related preventative maintenance.
  • Performed preventative maintenance and repairs on plant facility and machinery.
  • Perform preventative maintenance activities as needed10.
  • Operated, inspected and carried out basic, preventative maintenance on daily use equipment.

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45. Summer Job

low Demand
Here's how Summer Job is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Summer job, i used weed eater to edge sidewalks for the city of east point.
  • Summer job of yard work, including mowing, weeding, and planting.
  • Reason for Leaving: It was a summer job during high school.
  • Summer job where I participated in restoring classic, wooden yachts.
  • Summer Jobdoing inventory, helping customers, deliveries, and stocking.
  • Summer job, I mowed, weedeated, and pick up trash

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46. Front End Loader

low Demand
Here's how Front End Loader is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Transported & staged loads from yard to staging area; and performed various duties on scrap yard and operated front end loader
  • Operated front end loader and yard vehicles such as yard goat and semi cab.
  • Loaded materials by Front End Loader, Fork Lift and hand.
  • Stock piling with dump truck /yard work with front end loader
  • Experience of Using Front end loaders big and small.
  • Front end loader and forklift experience.
  • Front end loader, forklift.
  • Operate Kubota front end loader and bobcat skid steer.
  • Clean the yard and fix things that break at the asphalt plant Run the skid steer and front end loader
  • Assign drivers areas to offload material Park trucks for loading Load mulch with front end loader Keep up maintenance on machines
  • Inventory vehicles Move cars around with a front end loader Drive auction truck for Maine and NH 4 yrs.

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47. Special Orders

low Demand
Here's how Special Orders is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Operated a forklift to stock merchandise, load and unload special orders as well as normally stocked items.
  • Helped guest with loading brick, wood, sheet metal, special orders and lawn care supplies.
  • Assisted customers with special orders, design and product help.
  • Review special orders from management.
  • Meet department's safety and service objectives and handle special orders, delivery services and inventory tracking.
  • Keep informed of new products, place special orders, and insure on-site inventory.

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48. Osha

low Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Complied with all regulatory requirements and company policies such as OSHA, health and safety and lawn maintenance.
  • Trained in OSHA guidelines by attending weekly safety meetings.
  • Cleaned plant work areas per OSHA.
  • Earned an OSHA forklift certification.
  • Be aware of safety hazard around the workplace environment while complaining with OSHA standards.
  • Learned to work in a potentially hazardous environment and adhere to OSHA safety guidelines

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49. Electric Clippers

low Demand
Here's how Electric Clippers is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Operate powered equipment such as mowers, chainsaws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning claws.
  • Operate vehicles or powered equipment, such as mowers, electric clippers.
  • Operated powered equipment such as mowers, Electric clippers and edgers.
  • Operated powered equipment such as mowers, snow blowers, chainsaws, electric clippers and pruning saws Mowed and edged lawns.
  • Operate vehicles and powered equipment, such as mowers, chain saws & electric clippers.

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50. ODD Jobs

low Demand
Here's how ODD Jobs is used in Yard Worker jobs:
  • Advertised for clients needing yard work or other odd jobs done Worked for 10 clients weeding, painting and moving various clients
  • Transport and throw woodOdd jobs as required
  • Clean houses and launder clothing and linens Caretaker of children and elderly Perform yard work and other odd jobs
  • Mowed lawns, removed yard waste, and other odd jobs such as painting and furniture moving.
  • Required to preform various odd jobs.
  • Labor hand, I dealt with heavy lifting and most of the odd jobs at the work site.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Yard Worker

Customer Service16.1%
Delivery Trucks14.2%
Tractor Trailers11.7%
Unload Trucks9.9%
Heavy Equipment8.6%
Safety Procedures7.1%
Job Site4.3%
Customer Orders4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Yard Worker

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Customer Service
Customer Service
12.5%
12.5%
2
2
Delivery Trucks
Delivery Trucks
11%
11%
3
3
Tractor Trailers
Tractor Trailers
9.1%
9.1%
4
4
Unload Trucks
Unload Trucks
7.7%
7.7%
5
5
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
6.7%
6.7%
6
6
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
5.5%
5.5%
7
7
Job Site
Job Site
3.4%
3.4%
8
8
Customer Orders
Customer Orders
3.1%
3.1%
9
9
Building Materials
Building Materials
2.4%
2.4%
10
10
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
2.2%
2.2%
11
11
Bobcat
Bobcat
2%
2%
12
12
Flower Beds
Flower Beds
1.7%
1.7%
13
13
General Labor
General Labor
1.6%
1.6%
14
14
Sort
Sort
1.5%
1.5%
15
15
Clean Yard
Clean Yard
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
Dump Truck
Dump Truck
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Forklifts
Forklifts
1.1%
1.1%
18
18
Edge Lawns
Edge Lawns
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Pallet Jack
Pallet Jack
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
Different Types
Different Types
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Rail Cars
Rail Cars
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Customer Vehicles
Customer Vehicles
1%
1%
24
24
Hard Worker
Hard Worker
1%
1%
25
25
Yard Maintenance
Yard Maintenance
1%
1%
26
26
Load Customers
Load Customers
1%
1%
27
27
Rental Equipment
Rental Equipment
1%
1%
28
28
Manual Labor
Manual Labor
1%
1%
29
29
Company Truck
Company Truck
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Snow Removal
Snow Removal
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Clean Flower Beds
Clean Flower Beds
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Propane Tanks
Propane Tanks
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Building Supplies
Building Supplies
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
People
People
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Trim Bushes
Trim Bushes
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Outside Yard
Outside Yard
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Trim Hedges
Trim Hedges
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Weather Conditions
Weather Conditions
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Yard Equipment
Yard Equipment
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Heavy Objects
Heavy Objects
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Skid Steers
Skid Steers
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Filling Orders
Filling Orders
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
CDL
CDL
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Summer Job
Summer Job
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Front End Loader
Front End Loader
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Special Orders
Special Orders
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Osha
Osha
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Electric Clippers
Electric Clippers
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
ODD Jobs
ODD Jobs
0.5%
0.5%

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