Shop Hand

  • Job Reference: CMSH01
  • Date Posted: 5 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Energy Professionals Group
  • Location: Springfield, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Oil, Gas & Chemicals
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Cat
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Job Description

My client are looking for Shop Hands to assist with safely and efficiently cleaning, maintaining and rebuilding company equipment, loading & unloading and staging equipment and maintaining a clean and organized shop and yard.


Essential Functions

  •  Responsible for pressure testing equipment.
  • Perform maintenance and repairs on equipment.
  • Loading and staging equipment for rollout.
  • Maintains inventory, supplies and equipment needed to fulfill customer orders.
  • Manages and maintains equipment, inventory and other assets.
  • Resolves operational, problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent delays.
  • Reviews operations to meet requirements for equipment or outsourcing
  • Responsible for maintaining DOT logs.
  • Ability to conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections on company vehicles based on DOT requirements.
  • Conduct basic maintenance on company vehicles to ensure safe working condition of vehicle.
  • Communicate with direct supervisor concerning repairs needed for vehicles.
  • Operate forklift to load and offload trucks.
  • Daily inspections of yard and equipment and regular housekeeping.
  • Count and assist in management of inventory.
  • Maintain and environmentally clean work place.
  • Function as a lead during rig up and operation of equipment.
  • Other duties as requested.


  • Communication Proficiency with supervisors, peers or subordinates. Ability to provide information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, email or in person.
  • High level of active listening skills, giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Customer/Client Focus.
  • English reading Comprehension, understanding English written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Knowledge of required materials, methods and tools.
  • Results Driven.
  • Stress Management/Composure.
  • Teamwork Oriented.


  • Respectful – You treat others the way you would like to be treated.
  • Integrity – You exercise good judgment, follow rules, and are honest in all that you do.
  • Safety-focused – You put safety concerns ahead of convenience, expedience, or haste.
  • Excellence – You set high goals and accept responsibility for the results.
  • Effectiveness – You can be relied on to deliver timely and successful results.
  • Teamwork & Communication – You work well with teammates and keep them informed.
  • Initiative & Decisiveness – You can take appropriate action without being asked.
  • Enthusiasm – You have a sincere interest and exuberance in your work.

Work Environment


The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites may be loud. The position regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt. Work may be performed under hazardous conditions such as operating heavy equipment within roadway right-of-way and/or difficult rig setups. Requires manual labor and extensive travel for long periods of time. Required to wear all Company issued safety gear on job-site when needed per managements discretion.


Physical Demands


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  The position requires lifting heavy objects, walks, sit, balance, and stands for long periods of time and performs strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions. The employee lifts, pushes, pulls or carries objects; uses abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue; and effectively jumps, bends, twists, sprints or throws objects. Frequently lifts items more than 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The position requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limb coordination. The position requires the ability to quickly move arms and legs. The employee must have excellent stamina. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Standard days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Work schedule varies, with some weekends, nights, out of town, and 7 Days a week. Position typically works 12-hour days, with high amounts of overtime.



Travel is primarily local during the business day. Out-of-area and overnight travel is expected. Extensive travel for long periods of time is expected.


Required Education and Experience


  • Eagerness and willingness to learn and receive instruction/direction from qualified personnel and supervisors.
  • High standard of integrity and professionalism.
  • High level of attention to detail and ability to be thorough in all tasks to completion.
  • High level of dependability in being reliable and responsible.
  • High level of cooperation, being pleasant to others, and ability to display a good attitude at all times, including times of high stress.
  • High level of self-control, ability to maintain composure, keep emotions in check, control anger, and avoid aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Preferred High School diploma or equivalent.
  • More than 2 years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • Advance computer skills


Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Must possess or can obtain a valid and appropriate state driver’s license prior to employment and keep this license up to date.
  • Safeland USA Basic, H2’s Awareness
  • Federally Approved Photo I.D. accepted by Military bases, homeland security, etc.
  • Must maintain the ability to pass extensive Homeland Security Background screening required per job.
  • Must maintain a MVR that is acceptable according to Company policy.

 Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.