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General Laborer ($1,000 Sign-on Bonus!!!)

Company: Forterra Pipe & Precast
Location: Iowa Falls
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

General Laborer ($1,000 Sign-on Bonus!!!)

FULL-TIME

$17/hr, plus $1000 new hire bonus, see details below

$1,000 Hiring Bonus for General Laborers!

Address: 540 East Country Club Road Iowa Falls, IA 50126 - phone: 614 648-2579

We are currently recruiting for 15 General Laborers for our Iowa Falls plant. The starting wage is $17 per hour. We also have two incentive programs based on perfect attendance and meeting/exceeding production needs (up to an extra 5% increase in hourly wage).

The General Laborer is an entry-level position working under direct supervision that operate a variety of equipment and perform all types of construction and maintenance related work in the manufacturing and production process of concrete products. Supports all aspects of a safe working environment by following organizational policies, processes, procedures and OSHA requirements. This position performs general manual labor tasks such as loading, unloading, and moving materials. Assists operators with machinery used in the production process. Cleans and maintains buildings, materials, and equipment throughout the plant as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Safety
Comply with all safety regulations, maintain clean and orderly work areas and adhere to company OSHA safety guidelines at all times. Promote a safe work environment for all staff, vendors and customers. Must be able to follow all appropriate safety practices. Must be able to comprehend and retain safety programs.

Pipe & Precast
Operation of light, medium and heavy equipment including fork truck, front-end loader and bobcat. Operation of various hand operated tools related to construction work. Maintains equipment and performs daily inspections of equipment. Visual inspection of forms. Sets up forms in the manufacturing production process of concrete products. Places steel reinforcing in forms in the manufacturing production process. Places concrete into forms. Tears down forms after the concrete is cured. Cleans and lubricates forms to be used in the manufacturing production process. Places covers and positions steam lines for curing process (if applicable).

Prestress
Place bearing plates and string strands. Place all steel reinforcement as detailed on shop plans. Clean reinforcing steel and discard loose rust. Apply preload to strand as detailed in shop plans. Mark strand for elongation measurement. Apply final load to strand. Set concrete to cure. Complete detensioning process. Lift the deck unit and yard all the beams.

Miscellaneous
Regular, timely attendance to meet company needs in an efficient and effective manner. Any other miscellaneous tasks assigned by management at any given time and in any given area
KNOWLEDGE, DEMONSTRATED SKILLS & ABILITIES
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Prior forklift and operator experience a plus.
• Lock out/tag out certification required (will train to achieve certification).
• Ability to work collaboratively in a diverse work environment with all levels of employees.
• Able to be self-motivated, takes initiative and has positive problem solving skills.
• Demonstrated pattern of positive attitude, strong work ethic, dedication, dependability and timeliness.
• Able to use hand tools.
• Basic mathematics skills and be able to read a measuring tape.
• Ability to understand the English language and follow specific instructions and procedures.
• Commitment to building a positive culture.
• Must be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds frequently. Over 50 pounds, a forklift or crane will be used. Must be able to push or pull cart with 80 pounds of force. Must be able to climb stairs and ladders. Must be able to step up 20 inches. Demonstrate grip strength of at least 75 pounds.

Employees are critical to our overall success. We are dedicated to investing in their future to maintain long-term relationships for lasting commitments. We offer a comprehensive package of compensation and benefits programs that include medical, dental, flex spending plan, life insurance, short and long-term disability, a vision plan, PTO and 10 holidays.

Forterra Building Products is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity. M/F/D/V - Forterra is a Drug Free Workplace.

REM-03 WS-03
Schedule

Shift start: 6:00AM
Shift length: 8 - 10 hours
Monday - Friday Some Overtime


Benefits
  • Health, dental, vision insurance - available after 60 days
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan

Qualifications
  • Must pass drug screen
  • Can lift 50 lbs
  • Must be at least 18+ years old
Prior forklift and operator experience a plus. Ability to work collaboratively in a diverse work environment with all levels of employees. Able to be self-motivated, takes initiative and has positive problem solving skills. Demonstrated pattern of positive attitude, strong work ethic, dedication, dependability and timeliness. Able to use hand tools. Basic mathematics skills and be able to read a measuring tape. Ability to understand the English language and follow specific instructions and procedures. Commitment to building a positive culture.

$1000 new hire incentive

Keywords: Forterra Pipe & Precast, Des Moines , General Laborer ($1,000 Sign-on Bonus!!!), Other , Iowa Falls, Iowa

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