Utility Worker

Springfield, VA
Dec 07, 2021
Dec 21, 2021
Full Time
Job Description

Springfield, VA Location

Production / Warehouse Environment

NOT metro accessible

SCHEDULE: 24/7 operations shifts may rotate and are picked by seniority

Must be able to work all shifts

This position entails working in a loud, industrial environment with machinery.

• Keeping press room floors and walls free of debris such as paper, ink, and rags;
• Emptying waste carts in Press room and Reel room;
• Cleaning external surfaces, lights, and brackets of printing presses,
• Sweeping and mopping decks of printing presses;
• Mopping floors and operating floor scrubbers;
• Operating mule in order to drain ink sumps;
• Manually scrap and wash dirty ink buckets;
• Handle chemicals in accordance with proper safety procedures;
• Act as back up in assisting with machine operation; including moving rolls of newsprint, prepping newsprint, stacking newspaper bundles, sorting, stripping, bundling and shipping of cores, and operating various types of production machinery in a safe manner;
• Operating the JBT system
• Other duties as assigned.

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a safe manner around heavy equipment efficiently and effectively;
  • Ability to shift priorities and perform duties based on changing demands of press room;
  • Communicates effectively with supervisor and co-workers when issues or concerns arise;
  • Reliable transportation and the ability to work various shifts;
  • Ability to perform physical duties that require bending, climbing ladders, kneeling, lifting, pushing, reaching and walking;
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Work with minimal supervision;
  • 1-2 years experience preferred in a fast-paced, deadline-orientated manufacturing environment.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?


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