• Skilled Laborer - Temporary

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  • Overview

    Work as part of a team to ensure that plant personnel and Truck Drivers, and contractors are operating in a safe manner. To revitalize and update current safety programs.  Candidate will have daily interactions with employees out in the field while fine tuning safety procedures are necessary. 


    • Positive working attitude with customers, fellow employees and the public.
    • Actively participate in continuous improvement on safety initiatives.
    • Ensure that all field equipment is operating properly; identify and inform of any field problems.
    • Perform inspections, troubleshooting and quality testing, and provide documentation and reporting as required or as directed by the Supervisor.
    • Climb to heights and conduct work with proper safety restraints
    • Lift heavy loads up to 50 lbs and navigate job site terrain
    • Dig pits, trenches and foundations in preparation for job site construction
    • Operate heavy machinery, including construction vehicles
    • Perform setup and cleanup tasks
    • Direct traffic when necessary to ensure safety of pedestrians, motorists and work crew
    • Back-fill trenches and pits when necessary
    • Provide labor support as needed for specialty crew
    • Perform general maintenance of construction equipment and vehicles
    • Ability to work around moving process equipment
    • Maintain good housekeeping in areas of responsibility
    • The ability and understanding of switching tracks, coupling and uncoupling, and routing inbound and outbound rail car traffic


    • Manage given projects from start to finish
    • Perform any and all other duties as may be assigned from time to time. Work any shifts, including weekends and paid holidays as schedules dictate.  

    Work Environment:


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 


    While performing the duties of this job, in the plant, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; and extreme heat.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, proximity to electrical equipment, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but occasionally loud.



    Working on the grounds of the Lafarge Seattle Facility offers a qualified candidate access to firsthand experience they are not likely to find at any other facility in the Pacific Northwest.

    • Maritime Experience
    • MSHA
    • Customer Service
    • A mature safety culture
    • Exposure to rail, truck, and barge movements
    • Heavy equipment
    • Confined Spaces
    • Working at heights

    The above job description has been designed to provide general guidelines for the identification of tasks, duties, and qualifications for the titled position and/or its successors.  The description is not all inclusive of the duties that are performed by the incumbent and the incumbent may be assigned to duties other than those listed in this document as the work environment and essential functions of the job change.


    Education & Experience: 


    Candidate must  have the ability to multitask. The ideal candidates will be capable of working with minimal oversight but willing to follow directions closely.  Shift work required.


    Language Skills:


    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Communicate effectively with fellow workers and supervisors, ability to write routine reports, SOPs and correspondence.


    Mathematical Skills:


    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as area, circumference, and volume.


    Reasoning Ability:


    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited guidelines exist.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:


    Valid Driver's License





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