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Aerotek Laborer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa


There are 4 main jobs that this candidate could/will be supporting. Right now we are hiring general production workers to come in and basically be a utility person that would help out wherever needed. This candidate may spend more time in certain areas than others but eventually could be asked to do all 4 jobs at a given time throughout their career.

Rebar Bender:

Bending steel to specifications per their shop bar-lists using a mechanical bending machine. Performing lifting and bending tasks repetitively while stacking bars. Keeping bend area clean, swept, and tables kept in order. Assisting in tying rebar bundles. This is a very repetitive job. There could be 100 jobs that are all the same. Adding and subtracting as well as ability to read a tape measure is important for this position because this candidate will need to properly measure the steel for the proper bend per the job order.

Shear Operator:

Work one season as the actual Shear Operator and then next year they would like them to be trained to be a shift supervisor. This would be a working supervisor. So room for growth in this role. This person works with the rebar shaker to provide them with the correct quantities needed to shear. They use the rebar shear console to shear rebar to the correct lengths. They need to keep the straight bars separate from the bars that need to be bent. They will keep track of all the mill heat numbers on the bundles. Good math skills are important and ability to read feet and inches. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

Crane Operator:

Operating the overhead crane to move rebar around. This is like a remote control type device that you control by hand and will be standing there to maneuver the product around.

Rebar Shaker:

Shaking out the correct size and number of bars per shear operators request. Assisting in tying bundles of bar on shear table and in bins. Help pull bard down shear line when needed. Clean up the shake out and shear area. Load and unloading trucks. This is a repetitive job.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Ability to lift 50lbs

6+ months general labor experience

To learn more or to apply please call 319-731-1085!

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

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