Des Moines, IA 50317
Areas of Accountability:
Learn & understand company safety policies and procedures and promote compliance.
Support the Objectives of being Low Cost Producer and High Quality Provider.
Focus on increasing productivity and lowering material cost while maintaining expected levels of quality & communication with superiors.
Assist in the transformation of the shop floor culture to one of Continuous Improvement and Accountability.
Demonstrate reliability through exceptional attendance
Responsibilities and Duties:
Support development & execution of Standard Operating Procedures to ensure the most efficient use of labor and materials
Assist Foreman in identification of variance to daily plan
Support cross-training of employees
Support communication, including start-of-day meetings, to understand expectations and provide feedback
Communicate with crew and Forman
Understand & accomplish daily tasks assigned by the Foreman
Notify appropriate personnel of issues requiring maintenance work orders to be issued
Complete final finish on poured concrete production, using power tools and hand tools.
Patch and blend structural concrete, working with many different raw materials.
Prepare finished product for shipment and repair issues.
Smooth and shape surfaces of freshly poured concrete.
Remove rough or defective spots from concrete surfaces, and patch holes.
May be required to use pressure washer and/or sandblasting equipment.
Identify, understand, & report safety hazards, poor behavior and unsafe actions immediately
Daily 5S compliance
Review work areas w/Foreman
Participate in safety program and training
Understand & abide by company policies relative to safety training
Education: Minimum High School Diploma or GED
Knowledge and Skills:
Experience: Experience in the Precast Industry desired but not required
Physical: Applicants must be able to walk and stand on feet for extended period of time, lift, push and pull up to 75 lbs., crawl on hands and knees, climb a ladder and be able to work long hours. This position works outdoors year-round and therefore subject to all weather conditions sometimes to include extreme cold and heat.