Office Furniture Installer / $17.50 / $1,000 Sign-On BONUS / FT / M-F
Responsible for the daily activities related to the installation of contract furniture systems. Duties may also include delivery, assembly, installation, repair and service of warranty and non-warranty office furniture case-goods and seating. Reports to Furniture Associate V and/or Furniture Operations Supervisor Primary Responsibilities: (in order of importance; other duties may be assigned) Take job-site direction from Contract Furniture Installer Lead to install contract systems furniture in a timely fashion Must be qualified in reading construction and CAD installation blueprints, and capable of field measuring a worksite in preparation for installation Load systems furniture orders onto truck, deliver and stage product at the customer's site for installation Complete furniture assembly/installation as per installation specifications and blueprints to meet customer's satisfaction; inspects furniture for proper operability according to manufacturer's guidelines Must understand contract furniture systems electrical requirements for building hook-ups and be able to identify electrical distribution requirements on installation blueprints Installs all types of free-standing furniture, panel and modular systems including placement, leveling, wipe-down, and touch-up of metal and wood furniture at customer's location Attend pre-installation meetings as required Follows all safety procedures in the performance of job duties; observe and enforce local, state, and federal OSHA and DOT safety rules and regulations; follows safe work behaviors, and promptly corrects conditions and unsafe behaviors which may lead to accidents May be required to unload incoming furniture trucks using material handling equipment (ie, forklift, pallet jack) May be required to load transactional furniture orders onto truck and deliver product to customer; complete furniture assembly/installation as per installation specifications to meet customer satisfaction; inspects furniture for proper operability according to manufacturer's guidelines May be required maintain an efficient two-day turn-around on all furniture repair service calls, and complete all required furniture service/repair paperwork (warranty or non-warranty) May be required to unload incoming furniture trucks using material handling equipment (ie, forklift, pallet jack) Daily interaction with customers, division furniture staff, and warehouse furniture management. Qualifications Basic: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required Minimum of two (2) years' experience as a contract furniture installer with additional experience desired in installing several contract furniture systems (ie Hayworth, Herman Miller, Steelcase, etc.) Minimum of one (1) year experience driving a delivery truck required Experience in using hand and electrical tools to assemble furniture Must have a valid driver's license Must be at least 21 years of age Ability to be DOT certified with a good driving record and physically qualified to drive by passing a DOT physical Ability to lift, push or pull equipment/merchandise weighing between 70 pounds and 100 pounds Ability to read and speak the English language sufficient to converse with the general public, to understand highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, to respond to official inquiries, and to make entries on reports and records Good knowledge of metro area Prior experience with hand truck/dolly type equipment; on-the-job training for pallet jack and OSHA training for stand-up lift is required Good communication skills, both verbal and written Ability to read and construction blueprints and CAD installation drawings Basic computer skills Demonstrated competence related to writing installation project and problem reports Ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form Excellent customer service skills, conducting customer contact in a professional and courteous manner Preferred: Experience driving lightweight trucks Physical Demands: Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work requires physical effort and use of motor skills requiring manual dexterity. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, push/pull, or balance weight for extended periods of time. The employee must frequently lift, push or pull equipment/merchandise weighing between 70 pounds and 100 pounds. With mechanical assistance, employee will occasionally move up to 300 pounds. Employee will regularly drive a delivery truck and must be able to enter and exit the truck throughout the day. Regularly operate material handling equipment that requires manual dexterity and use of lightweight tools requiring some coordinated movements. Activities include using a forklift or pallet jack to move furniture; and lightweight tools to assemble, install or repair furniture. Work Environment: Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Drive to job sites and may drive delivery routes and in all types of weather. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly operates warehouse equipment and lightweight tools. Using proper safety procedures will eliminate any potential hazards. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. About Us Staples Supply Chain and Logistics is recognized as one of the top supply chain organizations within North America. With an extensive fulfillment and delivery network providing services for three main business units, we are able to deliver customer orders next day to 98% of the US population, not to mention or Distribution Centers supporting our Retail Stores. 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