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Production Employee – Sidney Plant

Production Employee – Sidney Plant



Function: Varies, Can Include:

  • Receive, sort, grade and handle lumber
  • Move packs of lumber, pile lumber, unload and load trucks
  • Hand grade lumber and sort lumber into proper stacks
  • Load scarfer with lumber and get lumber in correct order
  • Set-up tunnel for lengths, monitor levels on RF tunnel & adjust machine when necessary
  • Set-up and remove steel rods using air wrenches. Handle up to 2’x12’ lumber at various lengths, glued beams up to 100 feet long with the help of co-workers and overhead cranes, and welded flat steel assemblies used to smooth laminated beam plies
  • To accurately fabricate laminated wood beams from shop drawings
  • To accurately and safely load finished products on trucks for transportation to the jobsite
  • Performs equipment and building maintenance as well as janitorial duties when needed

Job Requirements:

Education & Training:

  • Able to read, write, and effectively communicate
  • Good math skills
  • Ability to read weight scales
  • Some basic computer skills
  • Blueprint reading – including knowing how to read ML1A plylist sheets
  • BOCES or Trade School Preferred


  • Working in a manufacturing environment is helpful

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Good manual dexterity
  • Ability to keep work area clean
  • Ability to work in a wet glue environment
  • Carpentry skills
  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions
  • Ability to be cross-trained to take on new responsibilities
  • Knowledge or safe and proper use of equipment
  • Must be flexible to work in other departments as needed
  • Must be a self starter and take initiative
  • Must be able to work as part of a team
  • Good attendance is required

Physical Demands:

  • Possibly 4 or more hours per day lifting 50lbs maximum, frequently lifting/carrying up to 25 lbs
  • On feet and walking 8 hours per day on concrete
  • Possibly 4 or more hours per day lifting 100lbs maximum with help of a hoist, wheeled cart or an assistant, frequently lifting/carrying up to 50lbs
  • Power gripping with left and right hands
  • Bending
  • Kneeling
  • Climbing stairs
  • Reaching over shoulders
  • Push/Pull 100 lbs with the assistance of a wheeled cart or hoist
  • Lift/Carry
    • 1-10lbs – Occasionally (0-33%)
    • 11-20lbs – Frequently (34-66%)
    • 21-50lbs – Continuous (67%-100%)
    • Over 50lbs – Occasionally (0-33%)

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