Title 999:7 General Laborer/Operator
Categories Production/General Labor
Salary 18.00
Location Valley
Job Information

General Laborer/Operator –  2nd Shift Available

A Brief Summary of This Position

The main function of the General Labor/Poly Pipe Operator temp is to work with other operators to install polyethylene inner protective membranes into galvanized steel pipes.  The Poly Pipe Operator temp reads blueprints to select the correct pipe, drills holes as indicated on the blueprint, prepares the pipe by applying a galvanized coating, uses a winch to pull the membrane through the pipe, and cuts off any excess material.  This position requires attention to detail and the ability to understand machining processes and perform tool changes and minor maintenance operations. This position is housed within our welding department and this incumbent may be offered the opportunity to cross-train into a welding role.

Essential Functions

  • Consult with blueprints to verify the pipe is the correct one to be fitted with an inner protective membrane
  • Prepare the galvanized pipe by drilling holes in the flange area, grinding the flange and spraying it with a galvanizing coating
  • Consult with blueprints to see what variety of poly (polyethylene) needs to be employed
  • Pull a poly sleeve through galvanized pipe with an electric winch running it in either manual and auto mode
  • Cut any excess poly to length
  • Prepare pipe to be flanged
  • Perform changeover when blueprint indicates it is needed
  • Drill coupler holes and insert couplers in pipe using metal banding
  • Install and tighten couplers in the poly pipe
  • Complete required OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) paperwork
  • Replenish work area with materials using forklifts and straddle trucks
  • This position reports into the Production Supervisor and has no direct reports

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • 1 month to 1 year relevant work experience
  • A high awareness for safety at all times
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy while working in a fast paced environment with multiple deadlines
  • Passion, integrity, and the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
  • The ability to use a tape measure correctly
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook
  • The ability to read print as small as 1/16 of an inch
  • The ability to stand, walk, reach, bend, pivot, and lift up to 25 lbs. repeatedly throughout the shift
  • The ability to administer pinch force for installation of couplers
  • The ability to work over ten hours a week in overtime when required for business needs

Job Order 999-7

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