Laborer

 

Wage Information:

DOE

Health & Dental Benefits Information:

Family: $260/month

Single: $85/month


Laborer

The Laborer position is an entry level position, with all work being completed under the direct supervision of Shop Supervisor.

Essential Position Requirements:

  • The Laborer will follow all company safety and quality requirements.

  • Understand and follow all reasonable directions provided by the Supervisor, or designated mentor, regarding completion of tasks in written or verbal format.

  • Master, within the prescribed probationary period, tasks associated with the applicable operational area of culvert manufacturing or steel fabrication.

  • Tape measure reading to 1/16”.

  • Gain operational experience, within the prescribed probationary period, on equipment associated with the applicable operational area of culvert manufacturing or steel fabrication.Examples of equipment that may require operational training include:

  • Operate general hand tools and equipment as required.

  • Responsible for the proper use and care of hand tools and equipment.

  • Responsible for keeping work areas clean, orderly, and free of hazards.

  • Understand the safe practices outlined in the TrueNorth Steel Safety Manual, utilize and maintain appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and to bring any and all unsafe conditions to the immediate attention of the Supervisor.

  • Willing to work flexible hours and overtime or weekends as needed.

  • Prompt and dependable attendance.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Work Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED required.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Mathematical Skills- Ability to read and understand a tape measure and do simple arithmetic, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, feet, inches, and fractions.

  • Reasoning Ability- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to understand instructions, written and oral.

Required Competencies / Qualities:

  • Accountability/Reliability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions and the trait of being dependable and trustworthy. Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.

  • Team Player –Ability to work cooperatively with other people and subordinate personal interests in order to achieve a common goal.

  • Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical demands described here for the Laborer are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the Laborer is regularly required to sit, using hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear well.
  • The Laborer may be required to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • The Laborer must be able to climb stairs, bend at the waist, twist, climb, stoop, stand, walk, grasp, pull, push, and have the full use of fingers on both hands to enable safe material handling, as well as function efficiently and safely in the outdoor work environments with exposure to weather extremes.

  • The Laborer must be able to hear and understand verbal instructions in a shop environment, as well as effectively communicate (verbal and written) with coworkers.

FLSA Status: Full-Time; Non-Exempt

Reports To: Shop Supervisor

Location: Huron, SD

 

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