General Laborer ($1,000 Sign-on Bonus!!!)
$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
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
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).
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.
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
• 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
• 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.
Shift start: 6:00AM
Shift length: 8 - 10 hours
Monday - Friday Some Overtime
- Health, dental, vision insurance - available after 60 days
- Paid time off
- 401(k) plan
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.
- Must pass drug screen
- Can lift 50 lbs
- Must be at least 18+ years old
$1000 new hire incentive