Pipe Yard Worker

Houston, TX


Manually move freight, stock, or other materials or perform other general labor.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

• Pull and prepare orders for shipment.

• Move stock or other materials to and from storage or production areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles, or containers, by hand or using trucks, tractors, forklift, or other equipment.

• Operate a saw to cut pipe.

• Sort cargo before loading and unloading.

• Attach identifying tags to containers or mark them with identifying information.

• Receive and check in inbound material.

• Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments or material or equipment needs.

• Stack cargo in locations such as transit sheds or in holds of ships as directed, using pallets or cargo boards.

• Record numbers of units handled or moved, using daily production sheets or work tickets.

• Install protective devices, such as bracing, padding, or strapping, to prevent shifting or damage to items being transported.

• Attach slings, hooks, or other devices to lift cargo and guide loads.

• Maintain equipment storage areas to ensure that inventory is protected.

• Adjust controls to guide, position, or move equipment, such as cranes, booms, or cameras.

• Guide loads being lifted to prevent swinging.

• Wash out cargo containers or storage areas.

• Pack containers and re-pack damaged containers.

• Carry needed tools or supplies from storage or trucks and return them after use.

• Maintain clean work environment.

• Be available for on call on a bi-weekly basis.

• Other various duties as assigned by management.


Competency Statement(s)

• Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.

• Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.

• Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

• Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.

• Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.

• Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

• Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.

• Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.

• Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.


Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): Required 

Experience: 1 plus years of experience in industrial warehouse environment; Minimum 1 yr experience operating a Pettibone Carry-Lift or similar equipment