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Intern - Continuous Improvement Data Collection

New Brighton

JOB PURPOSE:

The purpose of the intern position will be collecting the pre-charge moisture and density data for our charges in New Brighton. You will also be involved in accurately drilling the proper holes.  This position will work and be part of the labor force and will be called upon to assist with other labor duties. 

 

The intern in this position will be responsible for the following:

  • Collect pre-charge moisture and density data for all charges in New Brighton.
  • Collect engineering standard data on framing & ground line prep at the framing skids.
  • Collect air seasoning moisture and density data on air seasoned wood in Barron, WI.
  • Finish hanging bunk signs in New Brighton.

 Experience: 

  • Working in an outdoor environment in variable weather conditions.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  •  Ability to read and correctly interoperate framing diagrams and drawings.
  • Ability to precisely and accurately drill framing holes as needed. 
  • Ability to climb on, over and around poles and pole piles.
  • Advanced computer skills to include: Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. 
  • Good communication skills, verbal and written. 
  • Must be fluent in English. 
  • Good handwriting. 
  • Ability to safely use powered and hand tools. 
  • Safety – must be able to properly use and maintain all PPE associated with this job.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and is occasionally required to sit, talk and hear, and to use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee will frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, infrequently lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus. The work environment characteristics are best defined as an outdoor environment with exposure to elements such as heat, cold, precipitation, wind. Employees will have moderate exposure to noise as heard in pole production yard, including exposure to higher noise levels associated with power equipment. Employee will have light exposure to the chemicals and solutions used in treating wood. 

If you are interested in this position please apply on-line and include your resume.

If you have any questions regarding the position please contact Lorraine O'Reilly at lorraine.oreilly@blpole.com