Pinnacle Group
  • Dodge Center, MN, USA
  • $17-$19 Hour DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Company/Organization Information

Job Information

  • Job Title: Equipment Handler
  • Education Required: HS Diploma
  • City: Owatonna
  • Experience Required: Mechanical Aptitude, Delivery & Installation
  • Country: USA
  • State/Province: Minnesota
  • Zip/Postal Code: 55060

About our Company

The Pinnacle Group is part of a collection of family owned businesses throughout Minnesota, western Wisconsin, northern Iowa, and eastern North and South Dakota. The business operation is guided by a set of core values and a vision that ensures everyone is operating in unison as a team. If you want to be a part of a team that operates with a value system built around the concepts of customer first, strong work ethic, continuous improvement, and doing the right thing you will find great satisfaction in a career with us. Our leadership team is committed to growing our people and the business as we look to the future changes in funeral service.

Job Summary Work with funeral home clients with the goal of ensuring excellent customer satisfaction through the seamless delivery of caskets, urns, and cemetery vault set-ups and tear downs.


  • Pick up and deliver new caskets and urns from warehouse operations to funeral home customers.
  • Assist with the set up and tear down of equipment for funerals. This involves delivering burial vaults to the cemetery, setting up equipment for the funeral home prior to the funeral service, and then tearing down the equipment once the funeral is completed.
  • Assist with warehouse inventory of loading and unloading of products.
  • Ensure safe keeping and handling of inventory in warehouse.
  • Receive product orders, scheduling, and delivery instructions to determine daily/weekly work assignments along with product and equipment needs.
  • Must be able to work a varied weekly schedule including some weekends to accommodate funeral home client scheduling needs.

Work Activities

  • Performing General Physical Activities - Performing physical activities that require use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as bending and lifting, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Inspecting Equipment and Inventory - Inspecting equipment and inventory to identify problems or defects.
  • Operating Vehicles and Equipment - Driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, and trucks (less than 26,000 GVW).


  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively. Be a straight shooter with tact and respect.
  • Static Strength - The ability to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.

Work Styles

  • Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, dependable, and fulfilling obligations. Must be good at working independently and unsupervised. Must be able to work a varied and flexible weekly schedule including weekends.
  • Attention to Detail - Job requires being diligent and safety conscious while being thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Integrity - Job requires being honest, ethical, and having unquestionable integrity. Own your mistakes and do the right thing as it relates to co-workers, company business, and customers.
  • Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Self-Control - Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.

Tools & Technology Tools used in this occupation:

  • Dollies and carts
  • Forklifts (preferred, but not required)
  • Hand trucks or other equipment moving accessories


  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Safety and Security - General knowledge of safety related to OSHA relevant to equipment, procedures, and strategies to promote a safe and effective workplace operation.
  • Customer Service - Knowledge of the principles and processes for providing excellent customer service. This includes employing a Servant Nature and Customer First Mentality, being Respectful of ourselves, our company and our customers, and always acting in a Professional Manner.
  • Transportation - Valid MN Class D or higher driver's license.
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