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General Laborer

Brand:  Memorialization
Company:  The York Group, Inc.
Line of Business:  Granite
Location: 

Whittier, CA, US, 90601

POSITION SUMMARY
The General Laborer performs laboring tasks required at varying work areas, i.e. molding operations, pour operations, saw/grind operations, and operations using considerable physical effort in moving and lifting materials.

 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Cleans-up, handles material and other fill-in assignments.
  • Assists in varying equipment operations or activities as well as handles any replenishments of materials as needed.
  • Moves products and/or materials for production use by lifting, pulling and or/pushing carts.
  • Assists others in house-keeping of work areas.
  • Shovels and sweeps to keep work areas clean.
  • Assesses assembly diagrams to lay out work for products.
  • Drives Company Truck to deliver and pick up various parts and supplies.
  • Assembles and sets steel forms in parts to be cast with concrete; grinds concrete.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • 3+ months of previous related experience preferred.
  • 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 read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Possess a mechanical aptitude; ability to use a large variety of hand tools and basic knowledge of power tools, forklifts, welding equipment, and cutting torch.
  • Must be able to travel by car, truck, air or train for out of town stays up to three weeks at a time.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.
  • Must have current driver’s license.
PHYSICAL ASPECTS / WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. 
  • Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly/Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, , extreme cold & heat, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

Matthews Memorialization is a leader in the memorialization industry who is committed to helping customers grow their businesses and helping families move from grieving to remembrance by providing products of superior craftsmanship and revenue generating programs and services. Within this industry, our Environmental Solutions is focused on the design and manufacture of advanced combustion systems. Matthews Memorialization is a (MATW) Matthews International company. 
 

http://matw.com/memorialization/   
 

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles