Material Handlers may be required to operate large pieces of industrial equipment to facilitate the movement of various materials into, out of, and around site buildings and structures. Material Handlers may also be required, when trained, to operate equipment such as front-end loaders, backhoes, dump trucks, fork lifts and other light construction equipment. Material Handlers may drive a Bartlett or client/company vehicle in the performance of certain duties when required and properly approved.
Material Handlers will be required to support their assigned station Material handler functions and when needed required to support other Duke Energy fleet locations. Support may be required at other locations performing Material handler work. Material Handlers must be able to work day or night shift. Nuclear plants are in operation continuously and employees may be required to work at anytime.
Material Handlers will use appropriate personal protective equipment, which may include respirators, fall protection, safety glasses, hard hat, etc., as conditions warrant. Material Handlers are required to use/wear the appropriate safety equipment for each applicable task and may establish requirements for the use of protective equipment by other work groups. Work locations may include being in the presence of “rotating equipment” and energized equipment. As such, workers must be cognizant of ensuring that the equipment is “under clearance” before working within machine guards or in proximity to energized components.
A Material Handler must be able to understand, and comply with procedures and communicate with co-workers.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
SUMMARY OF MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
In summary, the essential functions of a Material Handlers positions consist of spending long periods of time in the physical activities of standing, walking, climbing, lifting, carrying, twisting, kneeling, stooping, bending and crouching as required. This position also involves handling equipment ranging in weight from 1-100 lbs. Equipment or containers that weighs >45 lbs. are lifted by Material Handlers, with the assistance of others and/or equipment. Work may also be performed in adverse environmental conditions such as confined spaces, high temperature areas, and elevated heights. The prevailing physical demands of a Material Handler's positions are medium to heavy.
Daytime Shifts 10 hr. days / 4 - 7 per week
8 hr. days/5-7 days per week
(Rarely, 12 -16hr. days may be required)
On Call: As required for emergencies.
Overtime: As required to support plant activities, outages and other Duke Energy facilities
Please refer to the following general guidelines when determining frequency
Rarely Less than ten percent of the shift spent in this activity.
Occasionally Up to 33 percent of the shift spent in this activity.
Frequently Up to 55 percent of the shift spent in this activity.
Continuously From 67-100 percent of the shift spent in this activity.
Strength Requirement – Medium to heavy work (will vary with assignment)
Light Work is defined as conditions less than those defined for “medium work.”
Medium work is defined as exerting 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to ten pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for “light work.”
Heavy work is defined as exerting 50-100 pounds of force occasionally with assistance, and or 25-50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10-20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for medium work.