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Yard Driver

Job Details

4020 Auburn Way - AUBURN, WA
Full Time
$24.00 - $26.00 Hourly
Up to 50%



Founded in 2005, Guardian Operations (“Guardian”) provides repair/replacement roofing services and gutter services to residential and light commercial customers throughout the Puget Sound. Guardian is one of the best small businesses on the West Coast and the Guardian brand is synonymous with exceptional service and integrity in all areas.

Guardian employs over 100 people and 100% of Guardian’s work is focused on repair and replacement (i.e. no new construction). The company has increased gross revenue by roughly 60% over the past five (5) years to $25M as a direct result of (a) an outstanding local reputation and (b) fielding an exceptionally strong, long-tenured team. With the support of Skylight, management intends to double the company’s size over the next five (5) years.




  • Competitive base pay of $24-$26 per hour DOE
  • Full benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(K), etc
  • Vacation + Paid Sick Time
  • Stability of working in an essential and recession-resistant industry






  • Approach the job daily with a safety-first mentality while always operating truck/trailer safely and lawfully
  • Moves trucks and trailers for receiving when needed
  • Moves trucks and trailers as needed to complete the loading process
  • Arranges trucks and trailers on the yard in an orderly and efficient manner
  • Deliver and pick up debris trailers, portable toilets, and returnable materials as directed by management from job sites in varying locations around Guardian’s service area
  • Make frequent drops at area dumps
  • Ability to make determinations of recyclable, versus non-recyclable materials to ensure proper disposal of job site waste
  • Safe operation of equipment provided to safely haul loads (for example, forklift, dock plates or load bars and straps)
  • Manage routes and routines so they proceed in the most efficient way possible
  • Find ways to conserve resources, including fuel, to benefit the business
  • Serve as a brand advocate and ambassador in every interaction with clients and the public
  • Warehouse duties including receiving, sorting, and picking material




  • 3+ years of experience in a driving role with 3 years clean driving record- copy of driving record required
  • Valid driver’s license or higher
  • Current Forklift Certification
  • OSHA 10 and First Aid Certification is a plus
  • Experience in roofing (or other construction fields) would be valuable
  • Ability to manage high volume workload with competing and changing priorities
  • Intermediate level of computer proficiency




  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. at times
  • Must be able to drive up to 100 miles per day
  • Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time




  • Results-Oriented – links decisions to overall business objectives
  • Emotional Intelligence – Self-awareness, Self-regulation, Motivation, Empathy, Social Skills
  • High Energy – driven to seek continuous improvement
  • Decisive– track record of making and implementing sound strategic decisions based on a mixture of analysis, experience and judgment
  • Gritty – has a stick-to-it nature that compels others to strive to perform at their best



  • Onsite in Auburn, WA, and job sites around the Puget Sound