DFC Company

Fargo, ND –

This position will utilize a computer system for daily time, product shipping, receiving, transfers and monitoring the company wide inventory.

Material Handler & Yard Assistant

Fargo, ND

Dakota Fence

Company Overview:

DFC Company (Dakota Fence, 3D Specialties, Sign Solutions USA, Dakota Playground, and Park & Play USA) is a growing specialty contractor primarily involved in residential/commercial fence, highway guardrail, fabrication, and commercial playground construction as well as traffic control services.  We provide services to homeowners, commercial businesses, and government entities.  Our dedicated employees (our “Blue Family”) work from four facilities throughout ND and service five states, with a wider retail presence through our sign manufacturing and distribution businesses. As an employer of choice in the area, we invest in our people, our equipment, and our facilities to offer our Blue Family team members a great working environment and career while delivering the best possible value to our customers.  EOE-Disabled/Vets.                                                                                                                          


The Material Handler & Yard Assistant is responsible to assist the Lot Foreman with all material inventory, pulling material for various projects, keeping the equipment and site facilities clean, neat and orderly, including maintenance of all property buildings and grounds.  This position will utilize a computer system for daily time, product shipping, receiving, transfers and monitoring the company wide inventory.  The Material Handler & Yard Assistant will support the Lot Foreman to assure that materials and equipment for projects are available, safe and staged in advance for each project. 

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in keeping inventory updated and accurate, including shipping, receiving, cycle counts and transfers among other branches, and advise Lot Foreman and coordinators when inventory is low
  • Work with Lot Foreman and coordinators on project specific material needs and equipment/material staging
  • Pre-load or stage materials and equipment for projects, cut material as directed by Lot Foreman or coordinators
  • Help crews load material for projects
  • Ensure all loads are safe and equipment is not overloaded
  • Load and unload material deliveries
  • Assist in the maintenance of site facilities and equipment – move snow, cut grass, wash trucks and equipment, monitor trash removal and recyclable materials
  • Special projects as needed
  • Other tasks as defined and assigned by the Lot Foreman and Director – Construction

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

An interest in construction, construction equipment, scheduling, material inventory, storage and delivery.  Construction field experience is desired, but years of pertinent experience will also be considered.  Experience with construction ERP systems, including Vista and a mobile software product (bar code scanning), is a plus.

Experience and Skills Required:

  1. Working knowledge of construction processes
  2. Strong technology and computer skills including mobile software experience (bar code scanning)
  3. Time entry, material, tool and equipment tracking
  4. Working knowledge of ERP systems and computer networks
  5. Organizational abilities to track multiple deadlines and reporting requirements
  6. Self-motivation and desire to continually improve
  7. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
  8. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Competitive wages and benefits package, including health, dental, disability and life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, vacation and holiday pay.  This is an external posting.  EOE-Disabled/Vets.

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