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Duke Energy Materials Specialist C in Cincinnati, Ohio

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Under directive supervision, operates equipment, receives, stores, issues, salvages and otherwise handles material; performs minor maintenance and repair of stores materials, equipment and facilities, performing duties such as:

  1. Using manual and powered equipment in maintaining the salvage area and storeroom in clean and orderly condition, including sweeping, washing, scrubbing, dusting, collecting refuse and similar operations; mowing grass and weeds, performing mis­cellaneous yard duties.

  2. Salvaging gas and electric materials and equipment for reuse or sale, including identifying and sorting wire, insulators, reels, drums, hardware, tools, fittings, pipe and other items returned to the salvage areas; operating equipment such as stripper, shears, and cleaning wheels used in routine scrap processing.

  3. Operating equipment such as carts, simple hoists and cranes, levelers, lifts and trucks not specified for higher classifications. Performing routine inspection of, driving and operating industrial trucks, cars and single component trucks in stores areas, and over private and public roadways, transporting and placing materials as directed.

  4. Being responsible for transfer of control of materials issued, returned, credited or transferred from/to the Storeroom premises from/to other authorized Company personnel.

  5. Assisting in receiving activities, performing operations such as checking proper addresses on carrier's delivery documents, guiding vehicles to proper unloading areas, chocking wheels, opening doors, removing gates, operating dock boards and levelers, removing restraining devices, unloading, staging, opening package units, making casual inspections, unpacking, counting, measuring, sorting, verifying and similar minor operations not specified for other classifications.

  6. Storing materials, performing and reporting operations such as: moving materials from staging and holding areas to assigned bins, racks and storage areas; stacking or arranging for rotation, efficient use of space and safety; handling materials designated hazardous by nature of toxicity, containment or flammability; packaging, covering or otherwise protecting materials as directed, and relocating or replen­ishing stock to picking locations, marking associated documents. Counting and measuring materials as directed.

  7. Issuing and releasing stock materials performing operations such as: verifying validity of requisition, moving materials from assigned locations as directed by the supervisor or in accordance with requests of authorized documents; verifying accuracy of storage locations with indexes; entering correct stock and check numbers, units, locations and quantities and numbering authorized documents, accumulating and packaging for efficient, safe, protected handling; marking and arranging for accurate identification; assisting in construction of special crates, boxes and containers for shipment; preparing backorder documents when required.

  8. Using manual hand tools to perform simple electrical, mechanical, plumbing and painting duties as required to re­arrange or maintain stores and salvage facilities and equipment; assisting in the operation and maintenance of salvage machinery.

  9. Performing minor office duties as specifically directed by supervisor, such as operating copying machine, handling mail, filing and recording information.

  10. Developing a thorough familiarity with the contents of the procedures, work manual and all Company and Department safety rules for this classification.

  11. Performing other similar or less skilled work as required.

Basic/Required Qualifications

Must meet the Company's requirements as to GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS; and, in addition:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Must have one (1) year's work experience, and must have physical stamina to manually handle stores and salvage materials on a daily basis.

  • Must have aptitude for clerical work and possess some mechanical ability to be able to use simple hand and power tools.

  • Must be able to follow training and instructions pertaining to the Company's rules of safety, security and performance of the Materials Specialist "C" duties.

  • Must have the necessary valid local driver's license, as required, and pass, within the first six (6) months of employment, the Company's qualifications to operate highway and industrial trucks used by the Materials Management Department.

  • Must be thoroughly trustworthy including matters pertaining to confidential information.

Working Conditions

  • Onsite Mobility Classification – Work will be performed at a company facility.

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) No

Represented/Union Position IBEW Local 1347

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

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