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Laborer

Homestead Building Systems, Inc. Orange ,VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 

Job Summary

Homestead Building Systems, Inc., has been servicing the Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C. Area with the finest truss systems and wall panels for residential construction since 1996. Our company provides framing manufacturing, distribution, and construction services to the most respected home builders in the marketplace. The Laborer position is an entry-level position in our plant. There are various tasks a laborer can perform from operating a panel saw to assembling wood trusses. The successful candidate in this role works with a sense of urgency and efficiently performs assigned tasks, maintains a positive attitude, and thrives in a team environment.

 

Responsibilities

  • Adjusts or sets up saw for cuts to be made
  • Measures and cuts specified sheathing material
  • Understands and utilizes ShopNet system
  • Reads and understands Wall Panel Elevation drawings
  • Inserts individual pre-cut wood parts into an assembly machine or jig to create a wood truss
  • Runs Gantry press over the assembled truss to embed fasteners into the wood members
  • Lifts and pulls the finished truss from the assembly machine onto the outbound rollers
  • Maintains a clean workspace and assists in maintaining the cleanliness of the production facility
  • Alerts Supervisor if the saw is not operating properly
  • Proper and safe use of the cutting machinery
  • Obeys and always observes proper safety procedures
  • Wears the proper safety equipment
  • All other duties as assigned

 

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Numeracy and literacy skills
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record preferred
  • Fluent in English and Spanish preferred

 

Key Competencies

  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Positive attitude and approachable
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to problem-solve, think independently and be proactive
  • Team player 

 

Employment Status

  • Full-time

 

Supervisory Responsibility

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities

 

Travel

  • There is no travel required with this position

 

Home Office Location

  • 18446 Booster Park Circle, Orange, VA 22960

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Regularly required to talk and hear; use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms
  • Regularly lift and/or move objects that weigh up to 50lbs, and occasionally lift and/or move objects that weigh more than 75 lbs.
  • Frequently required to adjust body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, crouch, and crawl
  • Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance
  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus

 

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to loud noise and moving mechanical parts. At times, there may be exposure to inclement weather, working in heat or cold. The functions listed above are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Company Description
Homestead Building Systems, Inc. is an advanced framing manufacturer and installer for the residential home building industry of Northern Virginia, Southern Maryland and Richmond areas. We are proud to have served over 100 home-building companies in the past 22 years.

Homestead Building Systems, Inc.

Homestead Building Systems, Inc. is an advanced framing manufacturer and installer for the residential home building industry of Northern Virginia, Southern Maryland and Richmond areas. We are proud to have served over 100 home-building companies in the past 22 years.

Address

18446 Booster Park Circle
Orange, VA
USA

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