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Ford Motor Company Skilled Trades-General Maintenance (Michigan Proving Grounds) in Romeo, Michigan

40903BR

Job Title:

Skilled Trades-General Maintenance (Michigan Proving Grounds)

Job Description & Qualifications:

At Ford Motor Company, our Product Development – VEV team provides state of the art testing and engineering analysis to the design community. The team predicts and verifies “On-Road” vehicle performance utilizing correlated laboratory tests. Our mission at the Michigan Proving Grounds (MPG) is to provide safe, efficient, World-Class vehicle test facilities for the Product Development community. Our employees are the driving force behind our success.

Ford is seeking qualified and skilled personnel at the Michigan Proving Grounds in Romeo, Mi.

Position Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience operating heavy equipment on above and below ground construction projects – Must be able to provide written proof submitted with a resume to be considered for this position.

  • 5+ years of proof must be a letter on company letter head and describing the position held also signed by Company President/CEO or HR Manager

  • Experience operating heavy construction equipment such as Road Graders, Excavators, Bulldozers and Wheel Loaders also understanding operation of and directing construction material delivery vehicles and equipment.

  • Must be able to prove skill in operating heavy equipment via a hands on demonstration skills test developed by the MPG Grounds Maintenance Team.

  • Positive attitude with excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Safety first mindset

  • Have the ability to operate the below listed heavy equipment or similar:

  • Wheel Loaders

  • Excavator

  • Backhoes

  • Graders

  • Dozer

  • Roller

  • Mowers – Tractor and Zero Turn

  • Snow Removal Equipment – Plow Trucks, Tractor Brooms, and Snow Blowers Position Duties and requirements (including but not limited to):

  • Provide support to successful completion of construction, engineering work, driving water truck, tree removal, vegetation control (spring, summer, fall), snow removal and surface salting (fall, winter, spring)

  • Operate all heavy equipment: road graders, bulldozers, front-end loaders, backhoes, and other related equipment.

  • Operate all equipment to prevent accidents and damage of property.

  • Perform periodical safety, maintenance or servicing checks to ensure proper functioning of the equipment.

  • Perform minor repair works during functioning problems

  • Inform and advise the management or mechanic for major repairs or maintenance

  • Perform roadwork, excavation work, lifting work, etc.

  • Respond to signals and directions by the staff and work in coordination with them

  • Maintain proper coordination and cooperation with the road and transport system while driving/working, so that the normal activities are not disrupted. Operate the equipment manually using electronic or technical methods of operation.

  • Work in adherence to safe practices, procedures, and work site or traffic laws.

  • Perform other duties associated with the MPG Grounds Maintenance Unit, as and when assigned

  • Willingness and ability to work on an assigned schedule, change shifts periodically, work more than 8 hours per day and/or work overtime, while maintaining good attendance.Ability and willingness to learn and follow safety rules and procedures. Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have physical ability to stand strenuous and inclement work environments

  • Possess physical strength to operate heavy and power-driven equipment

  • Ability to work in teams

  • Ability to communicate and interact both verbally and written

  • A keen eye to details and good decision making skills

  • Manage to handle emergency situations, work pressure and stress

  • Ability to complete work projects on time and in an effective manner

  • Possess a deep analytical understanding and problem solving skills

  • Can work independently with minimum supervision

  • Ability to work any shift (days, afternoons or midnights). Starting wage: $35.155Ford offers a highly competitive wage and benefits package including comprehensive healthcare, 401k, and profit sharing.We thank you in advance for your interest. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Auto req ID:

40903BR

Function:

Manufacturing

State:

Michigan

Hourly Job Type:

Hourly Full Time - Skilled Trade

City or County:

Romeo

Benefits:

  • Company provided premium coverage for Hospital-Surgical-Medical plus Drug, Hearing, Dental, and Vision.

  • Basic Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance.

  • Accident and Sickness and Extended Disability Benefits.

  • Automatic enrollment in TESPHE, the hourly employee 401(k) plan, at an initial pre-tax contribution rate of 3%. Also eligible for Company TESPHE contributions of 6.4% of base pay and $1 per compensated hour.

  • Eligible for incremental pay raises, holiday pay, profit sharing and lump sum bonuses, and paid time off.

  • Immediate A, X, and Z Plan privileges.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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