Laborer/Production Assistant

Smith Ready Mix - Valparaiso, IN4.0

30+ days ago
Smith Ready Mix, Inc. Production Assistant – Valparaiso, IN

Since 1949 Smith Ready Mix, Inc. has been a leading producer of ready mix concrete in Northern Indiana and is dedicated to the highest quality and service in the industry. We have immediate openings for Laborer/Production Assistants at our Valparaiso, IN location.

These positions are full time seasonal jobs with an estimated job duration of June 1 to November 21, 2018. There is a possibility that successful applicants may be recalled for the 2019 season. There is also a possibility that successful applicants will be converted to permanent full-time employees.

Salary range of these positions is $15.00/hour to $20.00/hour dependent upon skills and abilities.

Functional Responsibilities:
Perform general labor duties as assigned including but not limited to sweeping, shoveling, mowing, lifting, carrying.
Adhere to all Smith and OSHA rules and regulations always and wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds
Meet or exceed company safety standards
Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management

Must be hard working, punctual and dependable
Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
Knowledge of operating a skid steer is helpful
Be able to read, write, and speak English
High School diploma, preferred

Working conditions and Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment
Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise, and working outdoors
Must wear protective equipment while at the location
Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
Heavy Work-Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds or force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to, pushing, turning, and/or pulling of controls

Smith Ready Mix, Inc. maintains a tobacco free workplace with a zero-tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees.