Facilities General Helper - Riverbend Industries Facilities General Helper - Riverbend Industries

Facilities General Helper

Managed as part the Riverbend Industries portfolio, Phoenix Manufacturing, Inc (“PMI”) designs, markets, sales, and manufactures various high-efficiency residential and industrial evaporative cooler systems under the Frigiking®, Aerocool®, and Ecokool® brands. For almost fifty years, PMI has been providing quality cooling solutions and exceptional customer service to customers across the western United States and beyond.

Position Summary

We are currently looking for a Facilities General Helper who will be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness, safety and overall appearance of the manufacturing facility. This role plays a crucial part in ensuring a healthy and productive working environment for all employees. The Facilities General Helper will be responsible for assisting in installing, repairing, and maintaining minor building repairs in a manufacturing setting. This person should demonstrate excellent quality, production, teamwork, and safety awareness.

Primary Responsibilities

The Facilities General Helper will have several Roles and Responsibilities including, but not limited to the following:

  • Requires general maintenance of building, factory, and grounds.
  • Performs minor maintenance tasks, such as changing light bulb fixtures and repairing minor plumbing issues.
  • Will notify the maintenance team of any major repairs or building issues.
  • Responsible for keeping inventory of general cleaning supplies and request restocking as needed.
  • Responsible for sorting and properly disposing of recyclable materials.
  • Transporting materials within the facility using powered industrial truck and/or other equipment.
  • Ensure proper storage of facility tools and materials used for building maintenance.
  • Responsible for coordinating proper waste disposal services for hazardous waste removal, wood, scrap and plastic materials.
  • Report and safety hazards or issues to management.
  • Ensure that walkways and emergency exist are clear and accessible.
  • Follow proper chemical handling procedures including SDS (Safety Data Sheet) procedures for facility.
  • Factory and grounds maintenance includes plumbing, and structure repairs and maintenance.
  • Works from maintenance work orders, communicated with order originator and makes necessary repairs in a safe, acceptable, and timely manner.
  • Knowledge and ability must be applied in objective priorities, safety, timely, and economically
  • Necessary to know, understand, and perform shop theory, applicable specifications, codes, and ordinances.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests.
  • Must perform all work in accordance with all applicable safety procedures.
  • Assist in other areas of need based on Supervisor/Manager discretion.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

This is a guideline to help you evaluate the position additional duties as required 

Education, Experience & Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • The ability and desire to work overtime is required.
  • Regularly lift and/or move objects 20-25 lbs.; occasionally lift and/or move objects that weigh more than 100 lbs.
  • Able to withstand temperatures in an evaporative cooled warehouse environment.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in building maintenance and/or Facilities.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and guidance, exercising discretion and independent judgment.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, and equipment manuals; write routine reports and correspondence; follow written and/or verbal orders. Effective interpersonal skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Comprehend English.
  • Capacity to apply understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.
  • Understanding of and the ability to use continuous improvement tools, i.e., Kaizen, 5S.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Working knowledge of hand power tools.

Physical Conditions

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.

Work Environment

The work environment described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration, and the noise level is usually moderate.All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. 

This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. This position description is not all inclusive.

PMI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

$17.00 – $20.00/hour

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