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Job Description - Galvanizing General Laborer

Location:
New York

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Complete all training as required by the Company
Forklift license required, or the ability to obtain a license by passing written and and hand on tests for procuring future licensing.

Other Skills and Abilities:
Must be able to lift and bend continuously.

Supervisor Responsibilities:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities includes the following (other duties my be assigned):
Maintain and wear the appropriate safety equipment as required; including but not limited to approved safety foot wear, safety glasses, hard hat with face shield, protective gloves, protective apron and/or other safety equipment for safe handling of material.
Verify the safe operating condition of equipment, racks, and other devices used in the process. Report any unsafe conditions immediately to maintenance or supervisor.
Repetitive heavy lifting and continuous bending.
Maintain communication with and assist all co-workers in preparing and processing material. Assist crane operators in hooking and unhooking material as required.
Maintain production schedule by locating raw material to be processed, loading and unloading material, removing miscellaneous debris prior to and after process, removing and/or banding material as required and locating area for finished product.
Load and unload trucks as required.
Assist kettle operators in drossing and cleaning work area as required.
Verify quantity before and after process. If material is lost, immediately notify the appropriate area to locate and assist as required.
Verify the quality of the material as per tag or work order prior to processing and the quality of the finished galvanized product.
Maintain a clean and safe work area.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages.

Language Skills:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English.  Ability to write simple correspondence in English.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to twist, reach, bend, push, pull, sweep, shovel, and lift.  Lifting requirements include lifting various sized and shaped material from waist to chest height.  Some floor to chest and overhead lifting required.  Required weight range for two people ranges from 2 to 170 pounds.  Work 8 hours up to 10 hours per day, 5 days per week and often 8 hours on Saturday is required. 

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to working in an unheated building, some outside work, in ambient temperature and weather conditions.

Vapors and fumes expelled from various process tanks, sulfuric acid, zinc ammonium chloride, zinc and chromate quench, may be irritant at times.  However they are well within their regulatory limits. 

Personal Protective Equipment:
The employee will be required to wear all safety equipment as mandated by Company Safety Policies.

Safety Requirements:
This employee must comply with all health and safety policies and programs enforced by the Company.

NOTICE: Nothing in this Job Description is to be construed as an employment contract. Employment is at "the will of REH Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries." and either the employee or the employer may at any time terminate employment relationship with or without cause.

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