Yard Attendant I

Decision Dynamics, Inc.

Longview, TX

IAA Holdings, LLC (IAA), Our Yard Attendants enjoy working in the elements. They are detail-orientated, but quick on their feet- and often have a passion for cars. While Yard Attendants always focus on safety first, they understand the importance of a quick and smooth operation.

As the frontline of IAA Holdings, LLC (IAA), this critical role enjoys learning new ways to use technology and being at the forefront of the auction industry in all our resources.

Listen for yourself to what our own employees have to say, through a live preview of our role: Driving Talent: Yard Attendant Teaser (vimeo.com) 

A day in the life:

  • Vehicle check-in by recording and filing information on vehicles assigned to the facility
  • Detail (thoroughly clean) vehicles to improve their appearance and enhance their value at auction, training provided
  • Operate passenger vehicles in a safe manner, moving the vehicles around the facility and participating in drive-through auctions
  • Recover keys, license plates, and other information or objects from vehicles at the facility and store them in the appropriate locations at the branch
  • Assist visitors by providing appropriate guidance and advise them to the appropriate person for additional assistance
  • Train and develop on the job in forklift and loader operation

First, let us double-check:

All candidates must have a 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 a must! If you know about cars, or have general mechanical knowledge, you'll fit in great. Teamwork is incredibly important to our success!

While it is not required, it would be great if you have:

Candidates with basic automotive repair skills or experience in the rental or construction area have found this role to be an exceptionally great fit. Experience in the equipment rental or construction industry and related fields are 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 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, 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

Working Conditions:

  • 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


In return for your excellent skills and abilities, we offer a benefits package including health insurance, 401K, STD/LTD, Life Insurance/AD&D, paid holidays, and vacations.

About IAA Holdings, LLC:

IAA Holdings, LLC (IAA), a Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers company (NYSE: RBA) and (TSX: RBA), is a trusted global marketplace for insights, services, and transaction solutions for commercial assets and vehicles. Leveraging leading-edge technology and focusing on innovation, IAA’s unique platform facilitates the marketing and sale of total-loss, damaged and low-value vehicles. IAA serves a global buyer base – located throughout over 170 countries – and a full spectrum of sellers, including insurers, dealerships, fleet lease and rental car companies, and charitable organizations. Buyers have access to multiple digital bidding and buying channels, innovative vehicle merchandising, and efficient evaluation services, enhancing the overall purchasing experience. IAA offers sellers a comprehensive suite of services aimed at maximizing vehicle value, reducing administrative costs, shortening selling cycle time and delivering the highest economic returns. Ritchie Bros. globally has over 7,000 employees and is headquartered near Chicago in Westchester, Illinois.