Laborer at NORTHWEST PIPE COMPANY

Posted in Construction 2 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Adelanto, California





Job Description:

 


Get ready to grow with us.

Northwest Pipe Company is the nation’s leading manufacturer of water infrastructure products and with over 50 years of experience, we’re just getting started! Our business is growing, and we’re looking for great people to grow with us. We’re immediately seeking a Laborer to join our Northwest Pipe team in Adelanto, CA



WE OFFER:



  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and AD&D Insurance (1st of month after hire)

  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Time

  • Weekly Paycheck

  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match

  • Bonus Potential

  • Tuition Reimbursement 

  • Safety Footwear and Eyewear Voucher (day 1 of employment) 

  • On-Site Refreshments

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Opportunities for Career Advancement 

  • Values-Driven Culture Committed to Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety


 


OUR VALUES:



  • Accountability is evident when we do what we say we are going to do and people accept responsibility for their actions. We do not point fingers and blame others. We own our actions.

  • Commitment is not only promising to do something, but actually investing in the necessary effort and actions to make it happen.

  • Teamwork is essential for competing in a challenging and constantly changing business environment. Working together across all job functions is critical to achieving our success.




ABOUT THE JOB:


Under frequent supervision, the role performs general labor work.  Assists in the departmental housekeeping and safety efforts and works collaboratively with other members of the department and production counterparts to ensure production workflow.   


 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Follows all safety and company policies / procedures and promotes a safe culture

  • Complies with all OSHA safety requirements, work rules and regulations

  • Wear all required personal protective equipment

  • Maintain all required paperwork

  • Inspects, cleans and performs basic preventative maintenance on machines and equipment

  • Maintain housekeeping within all production, storage and waste areas

  • Follows all work instructions, procedures and job safely analysis (JSA’s)

  • Identify and report any unsafe working conditions or equipment

  • Effectively communicate issues to management

  • Performs various general labor work including shoveling, clean up and removal of damaged lining

  • Operation of hand tools and equipment

  • Regular, reliable, predictable attendance and performance of the essential functions


 


SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES



  • Receives OTJ to apply various processes to pipe by machine and/or hand application

  • May also cross train to learn how to apply and operate machines / equipment

  • Cement finishing

  • Inspect pipe before and after processes

  • Cleans and inspects machines

  • Loads and unloads product in machinery in a safe manner

  • Operate forklift and skip loader

  • Ensures pipe is cleaned prior to entering processes

  • Inspects and maintains machinery to ensure production of quality product

  • Reading of drawings

  • Properly identify (mark) pipe with the use of spray paint or stamps

  • Participate in inventory

  • Other duties may be assigned as necessary


 


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:



  • Capable of following all safety requirements, work rules and regulations

  • Ability to comprehend and follow instructions

  • Must be able to learn how to operate a machine / equipment

  • Ability to read gauges and watching guides

  • Ability to obtain and maintain forklift certification if required

  • Basic mathematics skills and the ability to solve basic mathematic problems

  • Requires experience with hand and power tools


 


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 



  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Prefer experience in a heavy manufacturing environment


 


LABORER I – this level of Laborer is responsible for performing general manual laborer requiring no special training and little or no experience.  Individuals in this position work with and around, and may operate, various tools, machines and equipment.  This position will also assist in the departmental housekeeping and safety efforts and perform other duties as directed.  Work normally is performed under close supervision; however, close supervision is not always available for routine and repetitive tasks which can be carried on without difficulty once they are learned.  As work experience is gained, employee may be assigned to tasks that are more difficult in nature and require more responsibility.


 


LABORER II – this level of Laborer is responsible for performing duties described for a Laborer I.  While this level of laborer does not require special training or experience, the qualifications and prior experience must be at a higher level.  Work normally is performed under limited to close supervision.  As work experience is gained, employee may be assigned to tasks that are more difficult in nature and require more responsibility.


 


LABORER III – this level of Laborer is responsible for performing duties described for a Laborer II.  This level of laborer does require advanced training, qualifications and experience.  Work normally is performed under minimal supervision.  Employees in this position may be responsible for leading the work of other laborers and will be provided on-the-job training (OJT) to learn the skills necessary to fulfill a designated position in their respective department.


 


Work Hours / Shift



  • Work hours vary or change based on operational needs

  • Must be able to work overtime as required


 


Northwest Pipe is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the Company considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law. All employment requirements mandated by local, state, and federal regulations will be observed.




Salary: $17.00


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