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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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Interior Decking Installer

Department: Marine Installer
Location: Portland, OR

 

Vigor Values

 

  1. 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

 


Specialty Finishes is QP-1 certified by the Society for Protective Coatings (known as SSPC) for field applications to complex industrial and marine structures such as ships, bridges, off-shore drilling platforms, storage tanks, waste water treatment facilities, and more including food and beverage facilities.  And Specialty Finishes is the only Oregon company which is also QP-3 certified for permanent shop coating operations.

 

Position Summary

Installation of Quarry, Ceramic, porcelain and Mosaic Tiles. Installation of Soft Tiles, Sheet Goods, Carpet and Carpet tiles. Installation of Trowel Finished Epoxy Terrazzo, Colorflake and underlayments. Coordinate to mobilization and demobilizing job sites. Demolition of flooring and underlayment’s. Prepare and prime steel surface. Hand load materials aboard vessels and into necessary spaces. Good housekeeping of work site. Learn to practice and adhere to proper material disposal requirements.

 

Position Duties
1. Safe work practice, wear PPE, adheres to safety rules and regulations. 
2. Regularly install decking products of the following types: Hard Tiles, Soft Tiles(vinyl, rubber, etc.), Carpet,  Sheet Goods, Trowel Finished Epoxy systems/Underlayments, and Colorflake systems 
3. Learn all facets of our flooring installations 
4. Keep work site clean and organized 
5. Stock  materials and tools throughout vessel according to job specifications 
6. Lead and/or mentor helpers and apprentices 
7. Obtain knowledge and adhere to material disposal process 
8. Demolish decking materials, when needed

 

Education and Experience Requirements
High School Diploma/GED or 10th grade education with 6 months to 2 years equivalent industrial training and or equivalent industrial experience.

 

At least 2 years Installation experience in at least two types of flooring (Hard Tiles, Soft Tiles(vinyl, rubber, etc.), Carpet,  Sheet Goods, Trowel Finished Epoxy systems/Underlayments, and Colorflake systems). Forklift experience is a plus but not required.

 

Skills Required
1. Safe work practices 
2. Shows some knowledge of the tools in the trade 
3. Communicate effectively and work effectively in a diverse work force 
4. Practice working smart, careful, productive, flexible and considerate 
5. Self-motivational and some problem solving skills 
6. Show willingness and ability to learn and move forward. 
7. We are looking for people that are meticulous and patient, and are driven to learn all facets of our flooring installations. 
8. Shows a good attitude and willing to learn and work hard.

Work Environment/Physical Demands
Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. Must be able to push and pull up to 75 lbs. Require ability to stand and or walk on hard uneven surfaces for extensive periods of time. At times work is performed in tight spaces in adverse temperatures. Must be able to handle working on multiple levels of a vessel requiring up and down ladder wells throughout the work days. Wear a respirator when required.

 


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.      

 

  1. 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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