Shipping / Receiving Material Handlers

Job Description

The Shaw Group is hiring for Shipping / Receiving and Material Handler positions in our Pipe Fabrication Shop. Must be familiar with tools and consumables. Have the ability to hand out and receive both tools and welding wire. Knowledgeable in repairing tools. Ability to order consumables and tools and to maintain a log of distribution.


Stores, removes, loads and unloads all types of materials from storage bins, pallets, trays, racks, and vehicles that can’t be handled by material handling devices. Opens containers, using steel cutters, crowbar, claw hammer, or other hand tools. Operates manual or mechanical devices and stocks inventory shelves. Secures lifting attachments to materials and conveys load to destination, using hand-operated crane or hoist, or signals crane or hoisting operators to move load to destination Reads production schedule, customer order, work order, shipping order or follows oral instructions to determine items to be moved, gathered or distributed. Assorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves or bins according to predetermined sequences such as size type, style, or color. Counts, weighs, and records number of units of materials moved or handled on daily production sheet. Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials or marks information on cases, bales, or other containers. Moves materials and supplies from warehouse and prepares for delivery. Fills requisition, work orders or request for materials, tools or stock items. Stacks or assembles materials into bundles and bands bundles together, using banding machine and clincher. Clamps sections of portable conveyor together or places conveyor sections on blocks or boxes to facilitate movement of materials or products. Lifts objects by hand or using power hoist, and cleans work area, machines, and equipment, using broom, rags, and cleaning compounds, to assist machine operators. Makes simple adjustments or repairs, such as realigning belts or replacing rollers, using hand tools. Assembles crates to contain products, such as machines or vehicles, using hand tools and precut lumber. Records material items received or distributed. May maintain inventory records Perform routine housekeeping task to maintain work area. Follows all hazardous waste handling guidelines.

Responsible for observing and following all safety rules and procedures, including wearing required personal safety equipment. Performs other duties and activities as directed.


May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Additional Information

Email resume to: [email protected] with the position name listed in the subject line.

This is a union shop so all selected candidates would have to register with the UA Local 140.