Posted: 9/14/2020
 (Lexington, KY)

FSLA Code:       Non-Exempt

The Production Engineering Associate position is a full-time position responsible for the production of precast deliverables including but not limited to erection drawings, piece tickets, advanced bill of materials, quantity take off and, hardware shop tickets. This position will use BIM software to achieve a high level of accuracy to avoid delay and conflict during the fabrication of panels. Achievement of responsibilities is accomplished through:

Leadership

  • Create foundational trust based on the highest integrity and the dignity of every person
  • Facilitate project design process with architects / engineers/ project manager/ production
  • Ensure projects are completed on time in accord with the project schedule
  • Manage time appropriately to meet or beat hours allotted for project
  • Ensure effective communication and information regarding design or schedule issues that will affect goal achievement.
  • Maintain a strict commitment to adhering to the prescribed workflow for Non-Conformance Reports (NCR), Request for Engineering (RFE), Remedials and Revisions.

Creation/Development/Maintenance

  • Review erection drawings
  • Review production schedule
  • Create production tickets that adhere to Bristol standards
  • Provide bill of material for assemblies and or entire project
  • Minor model adjustments required to correct ticket items
  • Review shop tickets for conformance with the erection drawings
  • Create and or revise specific details using Bristol standards
  • Consistently meet production schedule goals
  • Plant visits to observe production methods
  • Site visits to observe erecting methods
  • Communicate with the plant to help resolve production issues
  • Communication with the project manager to help resolve erecting issues

Success of the position is measured by:

  • Complete and accurate fabrication drawings with minimal field changes
  • Production engineering services delivered on time, as measured by schedule adherence
  • Accurate bills of materials, hardware shop tickets, pour sequence, bracing plans, etc.
  • Customer satisfaction

To perform this job successfully the employee must have the following:

  • A two-year degree in Engineering or related field
  • Experience with industry standard software, including Revit, Edge^Revit desired
  • Experience detailing with Revit.  Precast or Prestress detailing desired
  • The ability to communicate at a high level, both receiving and disseminating information for clear understanding
  • The ability to understand broad direction and execute plans to meet that direction
  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficient in Windows based systems, such as Microsoft Office
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed by the immediate supervisor.

 Applicants can apply via the Bristol Group, Inc. Linked In page or by sending your resume to sfister@bristolgrp.com.

Posted: 9/1/2020
 (Des Moines, IA)

Reports to: Foreman

Job Overview: Produce high quality precast concrete panels that meet engineering specifications.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Carry out the daily production plan as communicated by Right Hand Man, Foreman or Plant Manager
  • Complete tasks related to panel production
  • Clean and maintains production bed.
  • Install rebar and strand
  • Pour and finishes concrete
  • Strip out panels after completion
  • Patch and repair panels as needed
  • Maintain and improve housekeeping to ensure a safe and productive workplace on an hour by hour, day by day basis
  • Complete daily preventive maintenance tasks as assigned, including tool maintenance
  • Support development & execution of Standard Operating Procedures to ensure the most efficient use of labor and materials on the line
  • Assist Foreman in identification of variance to daily plan
  • Support cross-training of employees
  • Produce & promote Quality at the Source
  • Responsible for tools and machinery in your area
  • Notify appropriate personnel of issues requiring maintenance work orders to be issued

Areas of Accountability:

  • Learn & understand company safety policies and procedures and promote compliance.
  • Support the PDM Objectives of being Low Cost Producer and High Quality Provider. 
  • Focus on increasing productivity and lowering material cost while maintaining expected levels of quality & communication with superiors.
  • Assist in the transformation of the shop floor culture to one of Continuous Improvement and Accountability.
  • Demonstrate reliability through exceptional attendance.

Safety 

  • Adhere to all safety rules and guidelines
  • Identify, understand, & report safety hazards, poor behavior and unsafe actions immediately
  • Report ALL accidents to the Plant Manger immediately and completes an incident report
  • Daily 5S compliance
  • Review work areas w/Foreman
  • Participate in safety program and training
  • Understand & abide by company policies relative to safety training

 Quality 

  • Focused on approaching zero quality variance
  • If quality error occurs, assist in determining the root cause and ensure that root cause is eliminated to prevent recurrence

Qualifications:

Education: Minimum High School Diploma or GED

Knowledge and Skills: Experience in the Precast Industry and/or construction desired but not required

Physical: Applicants must be able to walk and stand on feet for extended period of time, lift, push and pull up to 75 lbs, crawl on hands and knees, climb a ladder and be able to work long hours. This position works outdoors year-round and therefore subject to all weather conditions sometimes to include extreme cold and heat.

DISCLAIMER

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

220 SE 6th Street Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50309

P: 515-265-0711
F: 515-414-7750

www.pdmprecast.com

Posted: 6/15/2020
 (Des Moines, IA)

Reports to: Production Supervisor

Position Summary: Ensure all products meet or exceed PCI specifications and customer quality expectations

Adhere to PDM’s Core Values:

  • Relationship Building: We foster long-term positive relationships with fellow employee-owners, external partners and our communities.
  • Accountability: We consistently demonstrate a high level of personal accountability.
  • Urgency: We operate with a sense of urgency.
  • Innovation: We embrace growth and change.
  • Create Return on Efforts: We create positive results on all our efforts

Responsibilities and Duties:

Production

  • Lead production crew of up to 8 individuals
  • Accurately set up, verify, and pour structural and architectural precast concrete products
  • Assist Production Supervisor in identification of variance or disruption to daily plan
  • Support rigorous training and cross-training of employees
  • Provide consistent guidance, including start-of-day meetings, to set crew expectations and relay pertinent information
  • Communicate with crew and Right-Hand man effectively and respectfully
  • Produce & promote quality at the source following strict architectural precast quality standards
  • Maintain tools and machinery in your area and notify maintenance when necessary
  • Maintain formwork and work area in clean and safe condition at all times

Areas of Accountability:

  • Provide strong leadership to production team
  • Assist in the transformation of the shop floor culture to one of Continuous Improvement and accountability
  • Be instrumental in development and maintenance of architectural precast quality standards and production techniques
  • Demonstrate reliability through exceptional attendance
  • Promote the company Safety Program and ensure that plant personnel adhere to the existing Safety Procedures
  • Supervise crew in a manner that focuses on increasing productivity and lowering material cost while maintaining expected levels of quality
  • Demonstrate ambition to develop personal skills for further advancement

Safety

  • Identify, understand, and report safety hazards and unsafe actions immediately
  • Proactively participate in safety program and training
  • Understand & abide by company policies relative to written Safety Program

Quality

  • Focused on developing and implementing strict quality standards required of architectural precast concrete
  • Strive for zero quality non-conformances
  • If quality error occurs, assist in determining the root cause and ensure that root cause is eliminated to prevent recurrence

Management Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Management, Production, Quality Control, and other support departments
  • Leads a crew of 2-8
  • Monitors crewmembers’ performance and attendance and report to supervisor

Qualifications:

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proven leadership skills
  • Experieince with architectrual precast concrete required, strongly prefer long-line prestressed experience
  • Strong attention to detail

Education: Minimum High School Diploma or GED

Experience: Minimum 7 years’ experience in precast production facility with at least 5 years in leadership role. Candidate must have background in architectural precast concrete.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

  • Regularly required stand, push, pull, and kneel for extended periods
  • Regularly required to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Ability to work long hours
  • Exposure to construction environment, including dust and noise
  • Exposure to seasonal outdoor elements including extreme heat and cold

DISCLAIMER

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.