General Helper
Portland Oregon Jun 4, 2022


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Our client, is a global steel and mining company and the leading producer of infrastructure steel products. They provide high-quality products and services to customers, have achieved the highest production efficiency among their competitors, and they foster a work environment for employee development. 

Based in North Portland, we're hiring Entry Level Crane Chasers and General Helpers! No experience is necessary!  


  • Benefits starting on day 1, including family medical, dental, vision, and a 401K with a 5% matching program! 
  • Competitive wages starting at $20/hour + overtime pay!
  • Night Shifts pay $21.50/hr to start
  • Permanent, stable work with an organization committed to employee growth
  • Paid time off package with 10 holidays plus vacation
  • Growth and Apprenticeship opportunities 
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Wellness program, Flex-Spend Account, and Health Savings Account
  • Employer paid voluntary life insurance and short term disability programs 


  • Have the ability to climb, push, bend, pull, and stand on your feet for long periods of time
  • Work a flexible rotating schedule (days and nights) - 12 hour shifts, with additional weekly overtime. 
  • Lift 50+ lbs 
  • Handle working in inclement weather, the position requires working outdoors
  • Work well with a team and bring a positive attitude
  • Maintain safety standards 
  • Learn to operate forklifts, cranes, and a cutting torch.
  • The ability to wear PPE on the job



  • Handling incoming shipments, offloading large slabs of materials from railcars and semi trucks, and transporting materials by lifting up to 50 lbs with frequent movement (bending, standing, pushing, pulling large slabs of materials on and off rail cars on a daily basis)
  • Clean and strip materials of impurities before entering the mill and operating a cutting torch 
  • Set up, load and inspect materials and assisting the mill with moving metal plates to various locations  
  • Operate gantry crane, bridge cranes, and forklifts as required
  • Assisting other team members with moving materials throughout the floor, signaling operators, and acting as their eyes on the ground 

We’re currently interviewing and no cover letter is required, apply now by sending your resume or contact a member of our team to speak at (503) 505-9128. 

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law, are strongly encouraged to apply.