Equipment Operator (General Labor/Shipping)

  1. Alvarado,TX
  2. Sep 17, 2019
  3. Skilled Trades : General Skilled Trades

8653 E. Hwy 67, Alvarado, TX 76009 -

Department:    Shipping

Job Title:         Equipment Operator (Shipping)

Reports to:      Shipping Manager

Classification: Non-Exempt

Scope of Responsibility: Working  with Structural Steel utility and telecommunication towers. This position is responsible for nesting and securing poles for shipment to vendors and/or clients.

Essential Duties:

  • Must be able  to accurately identify materials to load based on a shipment order
  • Responsible for efficiently stacking poles for shipment
  • Prepares 4x4 wood to stack poles
  • Performs minor repairs to poles as required prior to shipping
  • Uses forklifts, overhead cranes, and other heavy equipment to stack finished poles onto trucks
  • Performs safety routine inspections prior to operating equipment
  • Abides by all safety standards and policies including use of all Personal Protective Equipment
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor
  • Produce quality work in a timely manner
  • Works Safely according to OSHA standards including wearing proper PPE to accomplish tasks

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent preferred
  • Experience with stacking material by utilizing dunnage to secure loads
  • Experience with powered and manual hand tools preferred
  • Must be able to work in an open environment exposed to extreme temperatures 

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Must be able to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving entire body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, bending, twisting and handling of materials
  • Must be able to work in an outside manufacturing environment for long shifts, including weekends
  • Position requires manual dexterity and arm-hand steadiness
  • Must be able to work in an open environment exposed to extreme temperatures
  • Must have the ability to concentrate on tasks for long periods of time and be able to observe and receive information from all relevant sources.

Sabre Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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At Sabre we understand that our employees are an integral part of our success, and we value their skills and creativity.

We offer opportunities for personal and professional growth, along with competitive compensation and outstanding benefits. Committed to providing our customers with the best products and services, our compensation package includes incentives that recognize and reward outstanding performance.


  • Comprehensive and flexible package
  • Competitive health premiums
  • Low medical deductibles
  • Free wellness services plus other wellness incentives
  • On-site medical centers at our largest manufacturing sites
  • Paid time off and flextime opportunities
  • Free life and disability coverage
  • Cell phone discounts
  • Gym membership discounts


  • Competitive base pay
  • Competency and performance based pay progression
  • Per diems
  • 50¢ to $1 night shift differentials
  • Overtime opportunities
  • 2x incentive opportunity
  • 60% 401(k) match on up to 6% of your pay
  • Boot allowances, uniform subsidies and other PPE
  • Service awards


  • Product innovation
  • Opportunities to travel
  • Mobility between locations and businesses
  • Promotions and other advancement opportunities
  • Continuing education
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • Serve as an on-boarding buddy, mentor or trainer
  • Community service
  • Lean journey

Sabre is a leading manufacturer of infrastructure for the utility and wireless industries along with providing a full range of telecom services.


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