Plant Laborer/Helper

Posted 2 years ago

The laborer/helper will assist with production, perform general labor tasks, maintain plant housekeeping, assist with routine maintenance, on plant and equipment and provide assistance in all areas of the plant as needed. Will also have the opportunity to operate various types of heavy equipment.

Job Features

Annual pay$48,000/Annual (Hourly/Overtime/Bonus)


  • Free Health and Dental Insurance
  • 401(k) program including company match
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Paid holidays

Essential Responsibilities

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Maintains yard and equipment
  • Cleans conveyor belt areas and performs minor preventive maintenance and replaces worn/damaged components as needed. Assists with other maintenance as needed
  • Follow all safety and environmental rules, regulations and procedures as set forth by company policies
  • Assist with operation of other equipment
  • Perform duties with minimum supervision
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Education And Experience

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience
  • Stable work history

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Must be able to work 12 hour shifts, possible weekends, overtime, and holidays as needed
  • Must be able to read and interpret gauges
  • Must be able to wear all required safety equipment
  • Must be able to communicate over CB radio or with hand signals and warning sounds, with coworkers regarding movement of vehicles and mobile equipment
  • Must be service oriented with proven ability to work in a TEAM environment
  • Must be able to follow instructions as well as make some independent decisions

Physical Requirements

  • This job requires the ability to wear a hard hat, safety glasses, steel-toed shoes
  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders on a repetitive basis
  • Must be able to use tools such as brooms/mops, shovels, weed eater, wheelbarrow and similar to perform duties
  • Must work outside in all weather conditions consistent with extreme ambient temperatures: heat, cold, wetness, dryness, dust, and noisy conditions
  • Must have good hand/eye coordination and be able to operate hand/foot controls
  • Must be able to climb on and off equipment to operate and service
  • Must be able to sit and operate equipment for long periods up to 10+ hours per day
  • Must pass a drug screen, physical, and respirator test.

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