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Ed Herrington Inc Yard Worker in Sheffield, Massachusetts

Ed Herrington Inc is a family-owned and operated building supply company with locations in New York (Hillsdale, Hudson, Chatham, and Millerton), Lakeville, CT and Sheffield, MA. Our ability to provide exceptional service has made it possible for us to develop a company built on customer satisfaction. Our positioning statement, “We share your passion”, is the expression of our core values of helping our customers and employees succeed. Our customers place complete trust in our integrity and rely on us as a consistent source of high-quality products. We strive to “Make It Easy for Our Customers to Do Business with Herrington’s.”

Ed Herrington Inc. is currently seeking full-time Yard Worker for daytime Monday – Friday, 7a – 4p, Every other Saturday 7a-1p (Winter hours) or 7a-3p (Summer hours).


Based on employment status - Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance/Short- & Long-Term Disability/401(k) Profit Sharing/Employee Discount/Tuition Assistance/Paid Vacation, Sick and Holiday time/Work-Boot Allowance

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Greets customers coming to yard warehousing areas to receive purchased product.

  • Reviews invoice ticket information to ensure selection of proper materials.

  • Assists customer to load purchased materials into customer's vehicle.

  • Directs customers to additional pickup stations as necessary to complete order.

  • Handles and processes invoice tickets in the prescribed manner.

  • Receives delivery orders and prepares for loading onto delivery vehicles.

  • Supports the purchasing function through the processing of delivery orders by receiving vendor paperwork and verifying product against purchase orders for accurate delivery prior to signing receiving documents.

  • Participates in inventory counting as necessary. Assists purchasing, inventory and managers on inventory issues – i.e. defective, damaged, missing items.

  • Maintains clean and safe work area, machines and equipment.

  • Operates powered industrial trucks to assist in loading and/or moving materials and products. Completes daily inspection checklist on equipment assigned.

  • Covers exposed materials, when required, to prevent weather damage.

  • Reports building or equipment maintenance needs to appropriate manager.

  • Participates in all required training assignments.

  • Displays teamwork and effort in performance of all duties.

  • Perform any other duties, responsibilities or tasks as assigned.

Supports the goals and objectives of Ed Herrington, Inc. through adherence to company policies, safety guidelines, and work requirements for successful completion of all assignments.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee will need to frequently communicate with others and must be able to exchange accurate information. Manual dexterity as needed to operate a variety of machinery and equipment. Frequently needs to lift and/or move items that weigh up to 50 pounds; occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Ed Herrington, Inc (Herrington’s) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Herrington’s is committed to an equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Herrington’s are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, […], family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Herrington’s will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.