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Rebar Bender
Job Code:2021-FABRICAT-0001
Department:Fab Steel-Weld
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Date Posted:2/15/2021


Cuts and bends all rebar reinforcement for production processes by performing the following duties.

Nature & Scope-Principal Areas of Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned.
Cut and bend rebar within shop drawing tolerance for production beds, erection materials and fab shop.
Generate rebar material list from shop drawings.
Cut & Bend rebar for all production lines.  Fabricate materials for production and erection.
Maintain cutter and bender on a daily basis.
Maintain inventory of bar, conduit, and other production materials required for future jobs. Prepare inventory reports as directed by supervisor. 
Minimize material waste.
Organize material and product flow within rebar area.  Restock rebar racks as needed.
Deliver materials to production on a “just in time” basis.
Maintains area in a clean and organized manner.
Operate powered industrial lift trucks as needed.
Cleans work area, machines, tools, and equipment. Performs other routine duties.
Maintains records of material usage and maintains files as required.
Must adhere to all Kerkstra Precast and MiOSHA safety rules.
Must work within the attendance policy guidelines.


Education or Equivalent:
One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Skills/Abilities Needed:
Hi-Lo Operation Permit
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

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