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Position Summary

Safely and efficiently operates assigned equipment. Consistently meets production requirements.  Recognizes unsafe or defective products and corrects problem.   Maintains a clean and safe work area.  Prepares paperwork as required.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Maintains production equipment by lubricating, cleaning and making minor repairs.
  • Communicates with supervisor on status of production or repairs.
  • Documents and maintains records on completed production, order and part number, amount of time required to complete an order, etc.
  • Participate in set up reduction efforts and complete change over and/or machine set up as needed.
  • Must be able to lift material to and from the worktable and use proper stacking techniques.
  • Inspects work area daily to assure all machine guards are in place.
  • Wears required personal protective equipment.
  • Willingness to be cross trained in various departments
  • Performs other related duties.


  • High School diploma or equivalency.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as work instructions & safety policies
  • Ability to work in hot and cold temperatures.
  • Ability to speak English and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to use a wide variety of tools and equipment.

Education / Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one-year manufacturing experience.
  • Trouble shooting capabilities preferred.

Essential Functions


  • Requires ability to walk, stand, carry materials, stoop, kneel, twist and bend at waist, and climb ladders or equipment.
  • Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to perform duties and responsibilities.
  • Maximum unassisted lift – 50 lbs. Average lift less than 25 lbs.
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment such as hardhat, steel toe shoes, gloves, hearing protection

Compensation Package

Based on Full Time Employment
  • Base pay: Competitive – DOE
  • Benefits: American Highway to provide health care options, 401(k), and further benefits as described in the materials supplied to you. Vacation, holidays, etc. are outlined in our Employee Handbook and Supplement.
  • Expenses:  Reimbursed as stated in the Employee Handbook.
  • Review:  Performance / Salary Review after 90 days of employment and annually thereafter.


Posted: August 1, 2020 Supervisor: Production Supervisor/Team Lead Department: Production Location: Fernley, NV

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