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Kerkhoven, MN | Posted 2 weeks ago

WELLS: A CAREER WORTH BUILDING Wells is one of the largest prefabricated building solution providers with locations across the central U.S., providing meaningful work in many different regions. We are a family-owned company that has celebrated 70 years of success. At the end of the day, we are a team of creators. Our 1,300 employees across the U.S. play an important role as catalysts, constructors, and community members. They are committed to reducing risk, building confidence, and deliberately planning for partners' success - from vision through construction and beyond. Every day, more architects, engineers, contractors, developers, and owners specify Wells precast building components for their construction needs and with this continued success, we are looking to hire a motivated self-starting Patch & Finish Laborer to join our team. This person assists the team with performing quality inspections and ensuring that the standard of quality is maintained in the finished product. The right candidate must be a problem-solver, have strong communication skills, and also be willing and ready to learn. Description: At Wells we design, produce, and erect precast buildings, and we are hiring patch and finishing laborers to join our team! This is a full-time opportunity with a growing company that offers great benefits. Wells is willing to train any successful candidates with structured, step-by-step training and positive, supportive coaching from management and peers. No prior manufacturing, construction experience is necessary, but a plus. Great opportunity to learn more responsibilities and grow a career. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Climbing up and down off the forms, pieces, trailer decks and work platforms. Carrying materials to perform the work needed on panels, product. Working with hand tools and power tools such as cut off saws, grinders, drills, etc. Knowledge/experience working with gas/acetylene torch. Operate Company Forklifts (Wells will train employees without Forklift experience). Experience working with concrete, pouring, leveling, and finishing off concrete. Operate Overhead crane-ways (Wells will train employees without experience). Be knowledgeable in proper rigging and handling of product. Have or be able to learn the skills of sandblasting and water-blasting finish work. EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: High School Diploma or GED. General math skills and ability to read tape measure and blueprint. Have adequate knowledge of the English language to be able to read pour sheets and set up directions and be able to communicate with other members of the crew. Be an authorized forklift operator or be capable of learning the skills of operating a forklift. Be experienced in operating overhead crane-ways (Wells Concrete will train employees without experience). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ ADA ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Physically able to lift up to 75 lbs, occasionally. Physically able to push, pull, lift, bend, climb, kneel, twist, squat, crawl and use hands/forearms repetitively and frequently. Ability to move around for up to 12 hours per day. Ability to work from ladders, scaffolding, swing stages and man lifts at various heights frequently. Possession of valid driver's license, and the ability to operate a motor vehicle. WORKING CONDITIONS: Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements. Moderate to high risk of safety precautions. Moderate to high exposure to production environment. Wet, hot, humid, and wintry conditions (weather related) (plant specific) Ability to work outside year-round (plant specific) This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor. Wells is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qu lified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status. Wells participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your I-9 Form information to confirm you are authorized to work in the U.S #ALPL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS Wells values our employees and is committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. We offer paid holidays, health, dental and vision insurance, as well as flex spending for medical and daycare, a health savings account, and 401(k) plan with profit sharing. We'll also pay your premium for short- and long-term disability, and life insurance.* *Please note that the benefits listed here are for non-union employees. Benefits for union employees are covered under separate collective bargaining agreements which can be obtained through their union business agent or their HR representative. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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