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Glass Worker

Company Name:
OldCastle
Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, a division of Oldcastle, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.
General Information
Job Title: Glass Worker
Departments: Tempering, Cutting, Fabrication, Insulation, Shipping, Lamination, Packing, Carpenter Shop
Prerequisites: Ability to lift 25-75 pounds. Read, understand and communicate paper work and labels. Understanding units of measurement and perform general mathematical equations. Read and use a tape measure.
Nature : This is a general laborer position performed in a manufacturing environment. The employee is expected to perform any function requested by management.
Function : This position requires that material including glass be moved from one position/location to another in an effort to expedite the glass/object throughout the plant. Muscular, cardiovascular and upper/lower body manipulation is used to move the glass/object through the glass fabrication process (bending, twisting, and reaching). Gripping, cupping, clamping hand and wrist motions are required to support, carry, and maneuver glass/objects to platform heights of three feet in a manner considered safe for self and others. The on/off-loading of glass from, tables, rolling racks, delivery trucks, or wood crates for eight or more hours daily. Position requires standing and walking on a concrete floor while wearing steel-toed shoes for eight or more hours daily. The "team concept" instituted for shop floor production workers requires each worker to perform different functions on a rotating basis. Therefore, all shop functions required by supervisors are considered essential functions for the job.
Regular and predictable attendance, safely perform tasks and adherance to all safety policies and procedres are essential functions of your job.
Environment: The manufacturing shop is subject to the same general climate conditions of the region (Heat, Cold, humidity, etc.). Chemicals, Dust, pollen and other typical airborne particulate matter are present within the atmosphere of the shop floor and may create some odors in the plant. THe Company in an effort to provide its employees with a safe and healthy working environment limits exposure to chemicals through written procedures, enginering controls and PPE. While some chemical may pose health risks if not properly used employees are trained on the proper safety equipment and procedures for handling chemicals. While the chemical exposure and odors are under acceptable levels set by OSHA and the WCB, they nevertheless, can be smelled and are handled according to the companies hazardous communication program.
Equipment: dollie, crane, pallet jack, glass cups, glass sheet pull tool, tape measure,
Body Movement
Bend at Waist: Frequently (3-6)
Twist Upper Body: Frequently (3-6)
Kneel: Occasionally (0-1)
Walk on Even Surface: Frequently (3-6)
Reach Above Shoulder: Frequently (3-6)
Endurance
Climb: Occasionally (0-1)
Sit:
Stand: Constantly (6-8)
Walk: Frequently (3-6)
Repetitive Use
Squeezing: Frequently (3-6)
Keyboard:
Operate Foot Control: Often (1-3)
Physical
Lift: 50+ lbs
Carry: 50+ lbs
Push: 50+ lbs
Pull: 50+ lbs
Safety
Hazards: Exposure to Chemicals/Fumes, Pinch Points, Exposure to Excessive Noise, Strain/Sprain, Laceration/Puncture, Particulate Exposure, Contusion, Temperature Extremes, Deermatoses, Operation of Foot Controls, Slipping, Burns , Shock, Loss of Limbs
Controls: Engineering, Personal Protective Equipment, Safety Training, Written Procedures
Safety Equipment:
_What Oldcastle Offers You_
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
_About Oldcastle_
Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
One of our employees says it best...
"The great thing about Oldcastle is there never seems to be a shortage of opportunities." - Anass
Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!
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Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer
Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope is part of the Oldcastlecareers(TM) network.
City: Rock Hill
State: South Carolina
Postal/Zip Code: 29730

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