Drywall Carrier

Recruiter
Builders Firstsource, Inc.
Location
East Hartford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PURPOSE

Under general supervision carries drywall from storage to active use location on a construction site; may carry by hand, use a mechanical cart or forklift as necessary; loads and unloads drywall onto delivery vehicle.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Loads and unloads drywall into delivery vehicle using mechanical cart or forklift, as necessary; uses knowledge of load building to ensure safe transportation of materials.

2. Unloads drywall at a construction site by hand, mechanical cart or forklift as appropriate; carries drywall from storage site to active use location as needed.

3. Understands and observes all safety procedures and practices in order to prevent injury to self or co-workers; attends periodic safety meetings as required; may recommend changes to improve safety procedures.

4. Other duties may be assigned.

COMPETENCIES

* Knowledge of safety procedures while performing tasks

* Knowledge of company products/inventory available at work location

* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions

* Valid driver's license if transports drywall over the road

* May require forklift certification

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED); or equivalent work experience. This is an entry level position where the incumbent will receive on-the-job training.

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITY The work environment and physical activity described 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.

o Work is performed indoors and outdoors environment and physical activity requirements, subject to variations in temperature and weather, equipment noise and dust.

o Must be able to lift and carry over 100 pounds frequently throughout the day.

o May be required to perform specific tasks that involve climbing, lifting, pushing or kneeling.