Glass Worker
Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope 192 reviews - Rock Hill, SC

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City: Rock Hill
State: South Carolina
Postal/Zip Code: 29730

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, a division of Oldcastle, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.

General Information

Job Title: Glass Worker

Departments: Tempering, Cutting, Fabrication, Insulation, Shipping, Lamination, Packing, Carpenter Shop

Prerequisites: Ability to lift 25-75 pounds. Read, understand and communicate paper work and labels. Understanding units of measurement and perform general mathematical equations. Read and use a tape measure.

Nature : This is a general laborer position performed in a manufacturing environment. The employee is expected to perform any function requested by management.

Function : This position requires that material including glass be moved from one position/location to another in an effort to expedite the glass/object throughout the plant. Muscular, cardiovascular and upper/lower body manipulation is used to move the glass/object through the glass fabrication process (bending, twisting, and reaching). Gripping, cupping, clamping hand and wrist motions are required to support, carry, and maneuver glass/objects to platform heights of three feet in a manner considered safe for self and others. The on/off-loading of glass from, tables, rolling racks, delivery trucks, or wood crates for eight or more hours daily. Position requires standing and walking on a concrete floor while wearing steel-toed shoes for eight or more hours daily. The "team concept" instituted for shop floor production workers requires each worker to perform different functions on a rotating basis. Therefore, all shop functions required by supervisors are considered essential functions for the job.
Regular and predictable attendance, safely perform tasks and adherance to all safety policies and procedres are essential functions of your job.

Environment: The manufacturing shop is subject to the same general climate conditions of the region (Heat, Cold, humidity, etc.). Chemicals, Dust, pollen and other typical airborne particulate matter are present within the atmosphere of the shop floor and may create some odors in the plant. THe Company in an effort to provide its employees with a safe and healthy working environment limits exposure to chemicals through written procedures, enginering controls and PPE. While some chemical may pose health risks if not properly used employees are trained on the proper safety equipment and procedures for handling chemicals. While the chemical exposure and odors are under acceptable levels set by OSHA and the WCB, they nevertheless, can be smelled and are handled according to the companies hazardous communication program.

Equipment: dollie, crane, pallet jack, glass cups, glass sheet pull tool, tape measure,

Body Movement
Bend at Waist: Frequently (3-6)
Twist Upper Body: Frequently (3-6)
Kneel: Occasionally (0-1)
Walk on Even Surface: Frequently (3-6)
Reach Above Shoulder: Frequently (3-6)

Climb: Occasionally (0-1)
Stand: Constantly (6-8)
Walk: Frequently (3-6)

Repetitive Use
Squeezing: Frequently (3-6)
Operate Foot Control: Often (1-3)

Lift: 50+ lbs
Carry: 50+ lbs
Push: 50+ lbs
Pull: 50+ lbs

Hazards: Exposure to Chemicals/Fumes, Pinch Points, Exposure to Excessive Noise, Strain/Sprain, Laceration/Puncture, Particulate Exposure, Contusion, Temperature Extremes, Deermatoses, Operation of Foot Controls, Slipping, Burns , Shock, Loss of Limbs
Controls: Engineering, Personal Protective Equipment, Safety Training, Written Procedures
Safety Equipment:

What Oldcastle Offers You
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion

About this company
192 reviews
Oldcastle is the largest manufacturer of building products and materials in North America with more than 2000 locations and 39,000...