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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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Yardman - Swing

Department: Laborer
Location: Vancouver, WA

Vigor Works

Job Description

 

Job Title:      Yardman                               

Department: Production               

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly                    

Reports To: Assigned supervisor

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Assist the shipping department in loading/unloading distribution and storage of materials and products using forklifts, etc.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSABILITIES:

  • Load/unload and distribute materials and finished products using forklifts, dolly cars, etc.
  • Count and verify loads from invoices.
  • Yardman are to be experienced, or equivalent, in performing specialist and helper duties.
  • Pick parts from instructions, bill of materials, or lists then transport materials into fabrication areas as required.

JOB SCOPE:

  • May be required to self-direct, or work under supervision, depending on the demands of the project.          

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None 

 INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:

  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions regarding daily functions, safety rules and regulations, and possible hazardous conditions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Conversant with structural shapes, sizes, grades, weights, bills of material, ect.
  • Some knowledge in loading and unloading of trucks.
  • Maintain safe and efficient work methods, know the capacity and limitation of the equipment in use.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Forklift experience required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Certified to operate forklifts

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to lift, carry, or maneuver objects, difficult objects will be lifted with the assistance of mechanical means  or additional manpower.
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, reach, kneel, twist, pull, push, grip, and climb.
  • Capable of working off ladders and scaffolding.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  

  • May be exposed to excessive noise, welding gases and fumes, and varying weather conditions. Proper protective equipment will be provided as necessary. While in production areas, exposed to all types of weather conditions, noise, dusts and odors.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

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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