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Crane Operator - Shipping in Portland, OR at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

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Crane Operator - Shipping

City: Portland / State: Oregon                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

EVRAZ offers competitive wages and benefits along with training, apprenticeships and development programs to help you accomplish your professional objectives. We encourage our employees to continue their education by providing tuition reimbursement and training opportunities. And our open door policy fosters a culture of open communication that allows every employee to have a voice in the company. It’s how the best ideas come to light—and why the best people choose to work at EVRAZ.



Job Description and Responsibilities

A successful crane operator will be able to manage a high volume of plate movement and other materials on a daily basis. They will also need to organize the floor space in an efficient manner for processing, storage and shipment of plate while minimizing excess handling. This position will report to the shift supervisor.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Loading rail cars, trucks and pre-packing material, setting up in-process stations and assisting the mill with plate as needed
  • Load trucks and rail cars according to customer needs and fulfill all railroad requirements
  • Keep the mill running by removing plate from the mill roll lines and monitor for quality issues
  • Assist the loaders as needed for loading trucks, railcars, pre-packing material and digging out material for samples or further processing needs
  • Process plate through the various in-process locations
  • Assist in organizing the floor putting material in the proper locations to avoid double handling or bottle necking certain areas of processing and loading
  • Assist crane chasers as needed for setting up railcars (pulling wood stake pockets)
  • Provide support to maintenance as issues arise
  • Complete a crane inspection form at the beginning of every shift
  • Perform other shipping tasks/projects as needed



Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • EVRAZ certified crane operator or ability to obtain an EVRAZ crane operator certification
  • Ability to work 12-hour rotating shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime
  • Ability to work in an environment subject to fluctuations in heat, humidity, fumes, odors, dust and noise
  • Excellent problem solving, planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Willing to cross train in other shipping positions
  • Knowledge of product flow, plate movement and storage within the department, preferred

 

All applicants must be legally able to work in the USA without sponsorship.


 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

While we thank all those who apply, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

In addition to a competitive wage and generous benefits package, our employees share in the Company’s success through incentives like profit sharing. We provide opportunities for advancement and promote often from within—which means that a job at EVRAZ can take your career farther than you ever imagined.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

 

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • EVRAZ certified crane operator or ability to obtain an EVRAZ crane operator certification
  • Ability to work 12-hour rotating shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime
  • Ability to work in an environment subject to fluctuations in heat, humidity, fumes, odors, dust and noise
  • Excellent problem solving, planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Willing to cross train in other shipping positions
  • Knowledge of product flow, plate movement and storage within the department, preferred

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