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HVAC Machine Operator - 1st Shift in Kennesaw, GA at PrideStaff

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Job Description


Under general supervision of a Shift Supervisor or Department Supervisor, incumbent will monitor 8 to 10 machines to ensure that the speed of the machine, load and output are accurate according to specifications. Measures the output to ensure uniformity. Records and reports discrepancies both in writing and verbally to supervisor and/or quality assurance personnel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.  

1. Receives, locates, and transfers materials accurately and in a timely manner.

2. Opens containers utilizing hand tools as needed; counts and weighs materials and records information.

3. Identifies damaged materials and records material shortages.

4. Loads and unloads materials onto and from a variety of containers including but not limited to trucks, conveyors, racks, pallets, and/or trays; utilizes appropriate tools to accomplish task.

5. Transports incoming and outgoing materials to designated areas utilizing appropriate tools/vehicles to accomplish task including but not limited to wheelbarrow, hand truck, forklift, electric dolly, and/or elevator.

6. Assists machine operators as needed by lifting heavy objects by hand or by use of power hoist or overhead crane.

7. Stacks and assembles materials.

8. Maintains a safe, clean working environment.

9. Participates in quality improvement efforts.

10. Performs required administrative tasks; prepares all required reports and correspondence.

11. Performs other duties as assigned by manager

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

1. Knowledge of:

A. Safe work practices including lifting and moving techniques.

B. Safe operation of a forklift.

C. Safe operation of an overhead crane.

2. Ability to:

A. Work with minimal supervision.

B. Use hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.

C. Handle multiple projects and meet deadlines


The ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


? The ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  

? The ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES  

? Must become familiar with the location of materials and proper handling techniques.


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.  

? The ability to walk primarily on a level surface throughout the day

? The ability to bend, stoop, climb, push, pull, reach above, at and below shoulder and/or waist level.

? The ability to see to read from written documents and electronic means

? The ability to listen and hear to receive instructions  speak on the telephone and hear safety/fire alarms.

? Finger dexterity necessary to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects

? The ability to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance.


The work environment characteristics described here are 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.  

? The performance of this position requires exposure to the manufacturing and warehouse areas where certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection.  

? Regular exposure to loud machinery in the manufacturing areas.  Proper hearing protection and foot coverings must be worn.

? Occasional unpleasant odors may permeate the work area from non?harmful chemicals used in the manufacturing area.

? For the most part ambient room temperatures and lighting; however occasional excess heat and cold may be apparent in the manufacturing and warehouse areas without temperature control devices.