Job Post: Maintenance WRAPS TRAINEE

JOB POSTING for position at COALFIELD DEVELOPMENT, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

DATE REVISED: 01/30/2023 | DATE POSTED: 02/02/2023

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Title: Maintenance WRAPS TRAINEE
Team: Revitalize Appalachia
Hourly or Salary: Hourly
Safety Sensitive: Yes
Compensation: $13/hourly
Reports To: Crew Chief
Direct Reports: None
FLSA Status: non-exempt  
Time Status/Term: Full-Time

POSITION SUMMARY AND OBJECTIVE

Trainees will be responsible for the following:

  • Adhering to a set schedule in which they work 33 hours a week of paid OJT with 2
    embedded hours of professional training. Specific work tasks vary by sector and work
    site.
  • Engaging in trainings and workshops to obtain 4-5 professional certifications (OSHA 10,
    First Aid/CPR/AED, Food Handlers, Customer Service, Forklift operation)
  • Engaging in professional competency certificates through two hours a week of online
    training.
  • Participating in an additional 3 hours of personal development through a guided personal development journal and a financial literacy workbook during weeks 1 and 2, and 3 hours during the 3rd week of a unique 3rd Week Experience. This is in addition to the 33 hours of paid time. Personal Development time is not paid at an hourly rate, but can be
    rewarded by a scholarship amount, evaluated by the level of participation.
  • Spending up to 4 hours a week of paid time setting and achieving milestones that will move their life/career plans forward
  • Completing personal growth and well-being surveys
  • Participating in services and activities concerning education, career exploration, financial
    stability, employment success, and wellness
  • Accepting mentorship and coaching from Coalfield team and community partners
  • Daily checking of email, Google Calendar, and use of Coalfield’s time tracking application
  • Adherence to all other coalfield policies and procedures

    As a Revitalize Appalachia Maintenance Trainee at Coalfield Development, a typical day might include the
    following:
  • Attendance of Tool Box talk at the beginning of the day at 8AM
  • Engagement in hands-on skills training learning how to:
    • Prioritize OSHA safety standards and practices
      ○ Safely use hand and power tools
      ○ Read a tape measure
      ○ Understanding of the importance and impact of green building practices in the construction
      industry
      ○ Install/apply various types and materials of interior and exterior finish work in residential
      and commercial spaces
      ○ Hang sheetrock/drywall process
      ○ Painting
      ○ Handling construction materials and job site communication
      ○ Familiar understanding of work plans and blueprint reading
      ○ Installation of doors and floor trim
      ○ Framing

    • Communicating with and/or working the Human Development Team and their Crew Chief via email,
      phone call, or in person about milestone work, training, or job readiness skills.
    • A 15-minute break in the morning
    • 30-minute unpaid lunch
    • Attendance and engagement of 30 minutes – 1 hour of personal development journaling, reflections,
      and group discussion or financial literacy.
    • A 15-minute break in the afternoon
    • Feedback, mentorship, and coaching from crew chief on technical skills, interpersonal skills, and
      professional competencies (time management, leadership, initiative, etc.)

ABOUT COALFIELD

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WHY WORK AT COALFIELD?

You will have a sense of purpose that can only come from serving others, being the change you want to see in the world, and being involved in creative solutions to the world’s problems.

You will feel a sense of comradery and belonging that can only come from working alongside a passionate, diverse, quirky, eclectic, and compassionate team of personally and professional invested individuals.

If this is the type of career you want, then read on.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Emphasis will be placed on following OSHA safety work site procedures
  • Operate light machinery such as but not limited to miter saw, chop saw, aerial lift, automatic drywall taper, HEPPA filter vacuum.
  • Operate handheld power tools such as but not limited to drills, impact drivers, reciprocating saw, multi-tool, and palm sander.
  • Use a variety of hand tools, such as but not limited to hammer, tape measure, knives, scissors, shovels, and basic construction tools.
  • Daily use of email, Google Calendar, and computer applications for tracking time.
  • Engagement in daily “Tool Box Talks.” These are daily, dedicated times to focus on a safety theme and the work plan for the day, along with identifying, gathering, and reviewing the use of any PPE and supplies necessary to accomplish the work plan.
  • Attendance of and engagement in training to obtain at least four professional certifications/certificates
    from the following: OSHA 10 (Construction or General), First Aid/CPR/AED, Food Handlers, Customer Service, ForkLift operations. These trainings take place during normal work hours and are 2 to 10 hours in length. As the opportunity arises, other professional certification/certificate training will be offered and are mandatory for Trainees unless notified otherwise.
  • Engagement in two hours a week of online professional competency courses to earn certificates, led
    by the Professional & Academic Development Coordinator or designee using Coalfield’s learning
    management platform, Precipio. Topics include computer literacy, critical thinking, workplace communication, and so on. If a trainee will be absent, the Professional & Academic Development
    Coordinator will need to be notified beforehand. (Additional training may be added to the mandatory training schedule based on on-going feedback from Trainee, Crew Chief, Director, Human
    Development Team or partners)
  • Attendance and Engagement in Personal Development activities (such as financial literacy sessions, team building activities, and group reflections and discussions on themes for the week) totalling three hours a week (this is in addition to the 33 hours of paid time, and is not paid at an hourly rate, but is incentivized with a monthly scholarship)
  • Engagement in up to 4 hours a week of work on personal milestones, and engagement with targeted services to support personal stability and growth.
  • Engagement in job readiness functions such as resume building, mock interviews, job search, etc.
  • Acceptance of and continual reflecting and participation in mentorship, coaching, and feedback from
    Crew Chief and others.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

Work Location and Hours of Work

  • Convene daily (with the Crew Chief) at the WestEdge Factory – Huntington, WV
  • Multiple on-site property locations in Wayne and Lincoln counties.
  • 33 hours of on-the-job training and 3 hours of personal development
  • Set Schedule that starts at 8:00am and typically ends by 4:00pm
  • Working closely with the Crew Chief, Director and other team members

Environment Conditions, Physical Activity, Physical Demands

  • Work in various weather conditions outdoors & indoors with low winter temperatures to high
    summer temperatures. Outdoor elements such as precipitation and wind.
  • Active, dynamic, and otherwise “Safety Sensitive” environments that require attention to safe practices.
  • Communicating with others to exchange information.
  • Move equipment/objects up to 50 pounds with or without assistance.
  • Climbing, lifting, carrying, squatting, bending and twisting.
  • Repetitive motions

TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Trainees will need to have reliable transportation to the designated work site for their MondayFriday regular work schedule.
  • Required, work-related travel to other locations besides their designated work site may be arranged
    by Coalfield from their designated work site to the alternate site.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • No experience required.

  • Must be 18 years old or older.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • No technical skills or knowledge required.

  • Must demonstrate a clear need for the opportunity.

  • Must be based in a local community.

  • Must be committed to learning and growing.

  • Must demonstrate a likelihood of completing the program within six months.

EEO STATEMENT

Coalfield Development Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training

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.

BACKGROUND OR DRUG TEST

Candidates for this position will be required to pass a drug test as a condition of employment.
Candidates for this position will be required to have a background check as a condition of employment.

Standard Employment Application

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Authorization and Acknowledgements

I affirm that the information I have provided in this application is true to the best of my knowledge, information, and belief, and I have not knowingly withheld any information requested. I understand that withholding or misstating any information requested in this application is a ground for rejection of my application, and if hired is grounds for discharge. This is true of information provided during the interview process as well. This application is valid for 30 days, after that time I must reapply for consideration.

I authorize Coalfield Development to verify my references, record of employment, education record, and any other information I have provided. Unless otherwise noted, I authorize the references I have listed to disclose any information related to my work record and my professional experiences with them, without giving me prior notice of such disclosure. In addition, I release the company, my former employers and all other persons and entities, from any and all claims, demands or liabilities arising out of or in any way related to such inquiry or disclosure.

I understand, that as a final candidate for hiring by Coalfield Development, I will receive a conditional offer for employment based, in part, on my consent and voluntary submission to a drug test. If I refuse to take that test or test positive, I will not qualify for employment and any employment offer extended will be withdrawn.

If I am hired, I understand that either Coalfield Development or I can terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice. I understand that no representative of Coalfield Development Corporation has the authority to make any assurance to the contrary.

Once employed I will be provided with the company policies and understand it is my obligation to obey and stay up to date on policies that include but not limited to the Personnel Manual, Drug Free Workplace Program, Safety & Health policy, program guidelines and financial policies.

Coalfield Development Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Candidates will be required to pass a background check and/or drug test as a condition of employment.

While all applications are appreciated, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Mail: 2923 Park Ave. Huntington, WV 25704