General Laborer

Hampton Lumber

September 14, 2022

Portland, OR


Job Type


Job Summary: The Utility Person (General Labor) at Front Street will perform a wide variety of support duties including but not limited to those listed below. This person will need to be the break relief forklift operator and keep the truck unloading procedure at a safe and steady flow during this time. This person should have a good manual dexterity, good hand eye coordination and be able to communicate through speech and hearing. This position will report directly to the reload manager.

Job Responsibilities:
-Preparing railcars for shipping.
-Cabling cars and perform railcar tie down.
-Paper wrap units of lumber.
-Package side load units and load railcars when needed to meet production goals.
-Capable of walking around trailer beds, boxcars, A-frame rail cars, and uneven surfaces.
-Capable of using power saw, bander, and other hand tools in a safe manner.
-Operate equipment in a safe manner so injury does not occur to any employee in the area.
-Follow company lockout, safety and work standards.
-Assist in taking inventory.
-Keep pace with the production flow.
-Keep work areas clean.
-Must be willing to attend any training necessary to upgrade performance.
-Notify supervisor of any problems that arise during the shift.
-Assist fellow personnel during breakdowns.
-Must be willing to train any employees as assigned by supervisor.
-Assist in training any new hire in the operation of the portable air gun on railcar cables.
-Secure and maintain any car tightening equipment
-Must be willing to work overtime as necessary

Required Skills and Qualifications:
-Obtain and hold current Hampton PIT authorization.
-High school Diploma Required.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
-Have limited mechanical knowledge and experience.
-Secure and maintain any car tightening equipment. responsibilities of employment with enthusiasm while working with other teams and departments focusing on the Hampton Core Values
-Strong work ethic, sense of commitment, team-oriented, customer focused and willingness to embrace change while striving for continuous improvement.
-Assertive and responsible, while exemplifying the highest level of ethics, honesty and integrity.
-Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to anticipate opportunities and provide practical solutions given the business environment.
-Self-starter with the ability to accept responsibility and develop their own agenda to support requirements of internal customers.
-Looks for the opportunity and has the capacity to take on additional responsibility.

Compensation: 20.28

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