Shop Helper
Granite Construction

Columbus, Ohio

Posted in Building and Construction


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General Summary

This position helps with fixing vehicles and equipment used in the pipe rehabilitation industry after its been damaged in an accident or other incident causing structural or surface damage, repairing the vehicle or equipment to an original operating state.

Founded over 140 years ago as a well drilling contractor, Layne is one of the largest, most experienced water service companies, serving hundreds of municipalities, industrial companies, agribusinesses, mining companies around the world. We supply well drilling and construction for dewatering wells, monitor well completions, environmental and geotechnical drilling, water well rehabilitation, pumping equipment sales and services, mineral exploration drilling, hydrologic investigations, and water treatment technologies.

In June 2018, Layne Christensen Company became a wholly owned subsidiary of Granite Construction, Inc. Ranney Collector Wells is a small specialty construction group within Layne located in Columbus, Ohio. From that office, Ranney undertakes large-scale water supply projects throughout the United States.

Layne's Columbus office is looking to fill a Shop Helper position. The ideal candidate will be a well-rounded "jack of all trades" capable of addressing electrical, and hydraulic issues. Familiarity with submersible pumps is a plus. Training is available in certain areas.

Essential Job Accountabilities

  • Maintain and perform minor repairs on construction equipment, specifically: Electrical panels, Submersible and Turbine Pumps (including starter boxes), Hydraulic Pumps and Equipment
  • Load and unload equipment and trucks
  • Track inventory on important parts/equipment
  • Operate a forklift
  • Complete basic daily paperwork
  • Help with fabrication (welding ability a plus)
  • Driving a company supplied pickup as needed
  • Expedite delivery of field supplies to locations in and out of state
  • Perform yard duties at direction of supervisor
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
  • Layne is a drug free workplace and conducts both pre-employment and random drug screens
  • Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation
  • Must have clean driving record
  • Ability to get a DOT medical card
  • Local candidates preferred
  • Military service a plus
  • Must be able to work safely and follow directions
  • Must be able to lift items up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand and walk for major portion of shift
  • May require occasional out of town and/or out of state work (one to three weeks per year)
  • Must be dependable, reliable, honest, trustworthy and to work for periods of time without supervision
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills in order to interact with employees, and vendors
  • Able to pass a work fitness physical and be physically able to secure loads

Additional Requirements/Skills

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a small hand tools. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment. Ability and willingness to abide by the Company's Code of Conduct on a daily basis.

About Granite Construction Incorporated

Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please clickhere.

Notice to Staffing Agencies

Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees.Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening.Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place.Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.


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