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Our approach is simple. We value hard work and smart thinking. Every member of the Vigor team is accountable for the success of the company. We don’t accept the status quo. We minimize barriers and bureaucracy so everyone is empowered to get the job done. We respond quickly to market conditions and our customer’s needs. We take safety and our responsibility for environmental protection seriously.

What is vigor? It’s physical and mental strength. It means effort, energy and enthusiasm. Vigor is the capacity to survive and grow. What is Vigor? It’s our people.

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Laborer - Associate 2,3,4 (WMR)

Department: Laborer
Location: Port Angeles, WA

We are looking for Day and Swing Shift Laborers

 Vigor Values

Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day.

Truth: We seek the truth, and we speak the truth
Responsibility:
We act on what we know is right
Evolution
: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world
Love:
We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.  Successfully performs work as an individual, as a member of a single craft, or a multi-craft work crew.  Performs work with minimal supervision.  
1.    Complies with craft and shipyard safety and environmental measures.
2.    Performs transportation, cleaning, and fire watch duties supporting shipyard projects.
3.    Responsible for the maintenance and minor on-the-job repairs of all tools associated with the Laborers craft, i.e., needle guns, rattlers, etc.
4.    Performs general cleaning of the following: vessel, dock, sea valves, sea chest, chain locker and chains fore and aft peaks, void tanks, feed water tanks, aux. and main condenser, D.C. heater, portable air receiver, etc.
5.    Responsible for knowing the proper procedures for the mucking out of tanks and bilge’s and for the pressure washing of tanks and bilge’s.
6.    Cleans for a gas free work area in way of hot work.
7.    Works in a team environment.
8.    Responsible for boiler and/or stack set up, pressure washing or steam cleaning.
9.    Properly cares for and safely uses hand and power tools and all company property.

ESSENTIAL SECONDARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Incumbent performs similar work in all areas of the Yard as the need arises.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND/OR KNOWLEDGE
1.    Communicates effectively.
2.    Ability to do basic math, i.e. add, subtract, divide and multiply.
3.    Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English.
4.    Recognize and resolve unsafe working conditions.
5.    Ability to set up and monitor the operation of service pumps, i.e., keeping a pump from     freezing, etc.
6.    Familiarity with the general layout of a vessel and its tanks, spaces, and other     compartments.

ESSENTIAL EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
High School diploma or GED preferred. 3 years relevant work experience. Proven skills, work history and/or applicable education will be considered in lieu of work experience.

Associate 2
Proficient in both Fire Watch and Associate 1 job duties.  Trains and assists with erecting and dismantling staging.  Assists with and/or performs basic pipe bolting under the direction of a Journey Level employee or Supervisor.  May perform Associate 1 or Fire Watch duties.  Must acquire three (3) additional Ship Repair Skills to progress to the next level.

Associate 3
Proficient in Fire Watch, Associate 1 and Associate 2 job duties.  Trains and assists with rigging under the direction of a Journey Level employee or Supervisor.  Assists with and/or performs mechanical bolting under the direction of a Journey Level employee or Supervisor.  May perform Fire Watch, Associate 1 or Associate 2 duties.  Must acquire three (3) additional Ship Repair Skills to progress to the next level.

Associate 4
Proficient in Fire Watch, Associate 1, Associate 2, and Associate 3 job duties.  Requires general supervision during performance of primary skill, but is able to perform job duties of A-1 through A-3 with limited supervision. (work history and demonstrated proficiency in single skill or trade).  Must acquire three (3) additional Ship Repair Skills and 1- certification to progress to the next level.

ESSENTIAL CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Four-hour fire watch certification; annual respirator certification
HAZWOPER-First Response Awareness Level

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Standing, Walking, Crouching, Kneeling/Crawling, Stooping, Twisting, Climbing, Balancing, Leg/Foot Use, Reaching, Extension, Handling/Grasping, Fingering/Feeling, Pushing/Pulling, and Lifting/Carrying.  

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ESSENTIAL USE OF SENSES
Talking:  - Frequently, Hearing:  Frequently, Vision: Near Acuity, Far Acuity, Depth Perception, Field of Vision and Smell.

ESSENTIAL MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
1.    Interaction/communication with others: Frequently- interacts with coworkers while performing activities.
2.    Works alone/independently: Frequently- works in the presence of other laborers/crafts people.
3.    Directs/supervises others: Not required.
4.    Repetitive work: Work frequently consists of performing similar tasks throughout the day.
5.    Attention to detail: Must perform tasks in a safe manner both for personal safety and safety of those around.
6.    Flexibility:  Needs to be flexible depending on needs of other crafts people.
7.    Other mental/psychological demands:  None.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ESSENTIAL WORKING CONDITIONS
1.    Works indoors: Frequently – May be exposed to petroleum and petroleum by-products as well as grease, paint, fumes, dust, vibration, asbestos, free-silica, welding flash and noise.
2.    Works outdoors: Frequently- (Exposed to all kinds of typical Oregon weather.)
3.    Safety equipment required: Wears hardhat, safety glasses, hearing protection, and respirator for jobs that require it.
4.    Other Exposures: May be exposed to petroleum and petroleum by-products including grease, paint, fumes, dust, vibration, asbestos, free-silica, welding flash and noise.
5.    Operation of equipment/tools/vehicles:  Uses jackhammer, high-pressure hose/gun, fire extinguisher, power/hand tools, air tools, mop, shovel, broom, come-a-long,  needle gun, pump (up to 100#), welding lead, discharge hoses 1 1/2" x 50', utility knife, power tools, flashlight, and rope/synthetic line, etc.
6.    Required hygiene standards: Per company standards.
7.    Other:  None.

Must have the ability to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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