YARD & SHIPPING DRIVER
WELLS: A CAREER WORTH BUILDING
Description: At Wells we design, produce, and erect precast buildings, and we are hiring yard and shipping drivers to join our team! Our laborers are committed to producing high quality concrete products, with a focus on safety and efficiency.
This is a full-time opportunity with a growing company that offers great union benefits.
Starting wage: $28.29 per hour (based on relevant skills: manufacturing, production, construction)
Wells is willing to train any successful candidates with structured, step-by-step training and positive, supportive coaching from management and peers.
No prior manufacturing, construction experience is necessary, but a plus. Great opportunity to learn more responsibilities and grow a career.
Perform various duties on a crew to assist in stockpiling and loading panels/product in the yard and on trailers for shipment to project jobsites. Carry/lifting materials, rigging, for stockpiling panels/product and loading product to be shipped to project jobsites. Operate tractor trailer equipment around the yard moving material from the plant to be stockpiled in the yard and load material to be shipped to the jobsite.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Be able to pass a DOT Physical to operate a CMV.
-Be able to obtain a Class A CDL license.
-Be subject to DOT Random Drug Testing.
-Climbing up and down from trailers and stockpiles of material.
-Carrying materials such as blocking for stockpiling product, rigging to handle product.
-Working with load chains, tie down belts and load binders to secure product to trailers.
-Knowledge/experience working with propane burner for cleaning snow/ice from surfaces on trailers and product.
-Forklift experience (Wells Concrete will train employees without experience).
-Experience working with cranes, rigging and hand signals for cranes.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
-Physically able to lift, bend, stoop, climb (onto stockpiles of materials and trailer beds, various heights)
-Have adequate knowledge of the English language to be able to read load lists and handling instructions and communicate with other members of the crew
-Be an authorized forklift operator or be capable of learning the skills of operating a forklift
-Be experienced in working with yard cranes. Have training in crane hand signals and rigging
-Lift, carry materials weighing up to 50 lbs. frequently.
-Climb up and down from forms and trailer decks.
-Lifting up to 75 lbs. occasionally.
-Standing, walking constantly, climbing, kneeling, crouching frequently, balancing, stooping, crawling occasionally.
-High School Diploma or GED
-Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements
-Moderate to high risk of safety precautions
Wells is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Wells participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your I-9 Form information to confirm you are authorized to work in the U.S.
Wells values our employees and is committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. We offer paid holidays, health, dental and vision insurance, as well as flex spending for medical and daycare, a health savings account, and 401(k) plan with profit sharing. We'll also pay your premium for short- and long-term disability, and life insurance.*
*Please note that the benefits listed here are for non-union employees. Benefits for union employees are covered under separate collective bargaining agreements which can be obtained through their union business agent or their HR representative.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)