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Turbine Installation (Non-Climbing), Creston, IA

Apply now Job no: 492779
Work type: Full-time
Location: Iowa
Categories: Entry-Level

Education Requirements: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Experience: Three months related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.            

Position Summary: Assembles rigging to lift and move equipment or material on job site by performing the following duties.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Install protective devices, such at cribbing and hay bales to prevent rolling/shifting or damage to items being unloaded.
  2. Uses appropriate tools to lift, move and install steel components in accordance with the applicable plans, specifications codes and industry standards.
  3. Inspect rigging and fall protection before each use.
  4. Layout of items to be installed into erectable sequence and rigging of same for crane hoisting with a thorough knowledge and use of crane signals.
  5. Gathers bolts and plates for walkway and assembles rails in place.
  6. Attach rigging, slings, hooks, and other devices to lift material and guide loads.
  7. Guide loads being lifted in order to prevent swinging by using hand signals.
  8. Maintain material storage areas to ensure that inventory is protected.
  9. Maintain tools and equipment and keep supplies and parts in order.
  10. Repair faulty equipment or systems.
  11. Tightens nuts and bolts and digs in steps.
  12. Assist with loading and unloading of hydraulic crane.
  13. Cleans work area, machines, tools, and equipment.

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Other Qualifications: Working knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC) preferred.                  

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. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. The employee must be able to climb and work at heights in excess of 200 feet and in confined spaces.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; extreme cold and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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