• January 14, 2021
  • WESTHOODCON
Our Fabrication Shop located in Huntsville, AL is looking to hire someone with experience handling steel and removing it from trucks. This position must have experience operating a forklift. Also must be a Truck Driver with an active CDL license.Position Description: Responsible for operating several types of power construction equipment. Reports to: Foreman, Superintendent, and Trades Manager Essential Duties & Responsibilities:          Operate powered equipment to facilitate the scope of work as required on the projectPowered equipment to be classified as earth moving, excavation, material handling, and aerial including, but not limited to excavators, bulldozers, loaders, skidsteers, back hoes, graders, water trucks, dump trucks, street sweepers, fork lifts, shooting boom forklifts, scissor lifts, and boom lifts.Perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment.  Initiate and facilitate repairs as needed.Clean and maintain the physical appearance of the equipmentMaintain the fuel storage area and order fuel as neededManage and track utilization of rented equipment onsite.  Document the condition of the equipment upon arrival and pickup.  Report any damage to the superintendent.Manage subcontractor utilization of West Hood Construction Company equipment. Report any damage to the superintendent.Manage controlled access areas for operating equipment and loading and unloadingAssists in the installing and maintenance of traffic control devices.Assist with the overall site safety and quality programs as required and ensuring Trade employees/subcontractors compliance with West Hood Construction Company standards and all applicable safety codes, regulations, and jobsite securityMaintain positive working relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers and other employees.Ability to travel and accommodate night and weekend work as needed  Display a high level of teamwork, integrity, commitment, and leadership in daily operations.Physical Demands:    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS CONSTANTLY FREQUENTLY OCCASSIONALLY Standing   X   Walking   X   Combined Standing/Walking   X   Sitting X     Lifting/Lowering/Carrying – Weights       Under 25 lbs X   25-50 lbs   X   Over 50 lbs     X Lifting/Lowering/Carrying – Ranges       Reaching above shoulder height   X   Reaching below shoulder height   X   Bending/Twisting neck X     Bending at waist (forward & sideways) X     Balancing   X   Pushing/Pulling     X Squatting     X Kneeling     X Climbing X     Crawling     X Repetitive Motion X     Hand / Wrist Flexion – Extension X     Noise / Dust / Chemical Exposures X     Confined Space Hazards     X Working on Heights   X ADDITIONAL DEMANDS Vision abilities required include Close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and focus Hearing abilities required include Hearing abilities required with or without the use of an aide   Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site or fabrication shop where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock.  The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.**May perform other duties as necessary or assigned. West Hood Construction Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Qualifications:                      Minimum of three (3) years of equipment operating experience and any certifications required.
Valid driver’s licenseMust be able to comprehend safety instructions and signage, communicate effectively in emergency situations and understand written safety instructions from tool and equipment manufacturers
 West Hood Construction Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer —minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Job Category: Steel Handler and CDL Truck Driver
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: United States | International

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