Crater (Carpenter) at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Hebron, Texas





Job Description:

Looking for career opportunities, an employer who develops their people, a place to make your mark? If so, we are looking for you. MEI Rigging & Crating is a professional machinery moving company. We are a leader in our field and we provide quality machinery moving services to our clients ranging from Automotive, Social Media, and Aerospace companies to every industry in between. MEI Rigging & Crating is known in the industry for our professionalism, safety focus, quality methods, and skilled team. We are committed to ensuring that our clients can provide their products & services to the communities that we live in. Our people are our best asset and we invest in training, support, and we promote from within. If you are looking to be a part of a great team, please apply!

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

A crater works with lumber and plywood to build pallets, skids, and customer crates including the internal packaging.


  • Build, construct and assemble industrial crates.

  • Read blueprints and or dimensional drawings to build crates to customer specifications.

  • Using hand and power tools cut and assemble materials to build the crates.

  • Assist in construction of crates using panel saw and up-cut chop saw to cut plywood and lumber for crates.

  • Assist in the construction and assembly of crates using pneumatic hand tools (stapler, nail gun).

  • Pack product into crates using misc. packing materials

  • Prepare and close barrier bag material using hot roller/sealer

  • Strap and band crates and skids for shipment.

  • Move and load crates using forklift.

  • Ability to use hand and power tools and read tape measure.

  • Dismantle and store crating tools and materials after use.

  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment - Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts.

  • Controlling Machines and Processes - Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).

  • Job may require overnight travel, out-of-town projects at times.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • HS diploma or equivalent

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Three (3) years proven experience or comparable field preferably within the construction service industry in a carpentry related work (framing, crating, residential finish work).

  • Ability to use precision measuring tools and equipment; hand, power and pneumatic tools, read tape measure.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Performing General Physical Activities - Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials up to 50 pounds.

Other Requirements:

Must be able to work in a highly functioning team environment. Display the highest levels of honesty, integrity and professionalism. Take pride in your work and in the company. Communicate openly and strive for peak performance in daily tasks. Know and deliver the quality service MEI's customers have come to expect.

Company Benefits Include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription, HSA, Life & Disability Insurance, Retirement Benefits, Paid Time Off, Holidays, Employee Assistance Program.

This job description is intended to summarize the type and level of work performed by the incumbent and is not an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities and requirements.

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