Utility Worker

Published On: 1/5/2019
  • Job Order ID: 176
  • City: Columbus
  • State: GA
Brief Description:

We are looking to hire candidates that have experience working in a manufacturing/production environment. As seen on indeed.com

Function

JOB SUMMARY:  

 

Utility workers are responsible for several bakery manufacturing activities. Candidates must be willing and able to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment. Must be able to communicate and work effectively in a team environment and be flexible in assignments within the utility category. Must be able to follow instructions (written & verbal), safely, accurately complete assigned duties and maintain GMP standards and participate as part of the Food Defense Team. As seen on indeed.com

Requirement Note

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Helper
  2. Indexer
  3. Feeder
  4. Packer
  5. Catcher

JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Requires high school diploma or equivalent.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Utility Worker, DOT #: 920.587-018, is an unskilled position (30 days or less vocational preparation). The general educational development requirements include the following:

Reasoning Skills- apply common sense understanding, to carry out detailed written or oral instructions; deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in or from standardized situations.

Mathematical Skills- add and subtract two digit numbers; multiply and divide 10s and 100s; perform the four arithmetic operations.

Language Skills- Recognize meaning of 2,500 words, read at a rate of 95-120 words per minute; compare similarities and differences between series of numbers; speak simple sentences; using normal word order and present and past tense.

 

Prefer previous safety training.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to stand (97%), walk (1%), kneel/squat (1%), and bend (1%) for 8-12 hours. Ability to lift approximately up to a maximum of 60 to 80lbs (trash cans), approximately 20 times per day from floor to waist. Ability to reach from floor to 6 feet, approximately 8-12 hours per day. May climb stairs (48 steps) per 2 hours and under belts 8 times per day. Performs repetitive motions, using hands/arms approximately 6,900 times per day. Ability to push/pull upper body constantly and whole body 20 times per day. Trash cans weigh up to 200lbs (two man lift) and dollies and plastic trays weigh up to 40lbs. Must be in good physical condition.

According to U.S. Department of Labor, Utility Worker is considered a heavy physical demand level job, defined as occasional exerting force of 5-100 pounds, frequently 25-50 pounds, and constantly 10-20 pounds.


OTHER ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS NOT LISTED ABOVE INCLUDE:

Reading, peripheral vision, hearing, understanding scheduling, visual inspection of cake to determine if the product matches stated Quality Standards.

MACHINES/TOOLS USED:

Putty knife, buckets, rags, paper knife, broom, mop, dollies, hair net and hearing protection. Safety glasses and bump camps may also be used. Regular use of the company's time keeping system and limited use of a calculator, computer, and process control sheets may be required.

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