Shop Associate

Shop Nashville, Tennessee McCarthy, Jones, Woodard

Established in 1955, The Cook & Boardman Group is the nation’s premier provider of architectural doors and frames, door hardware and related building specialty products in addition to complete systems integration services. We provide solutions for commercial and multi-family residential building applications. With more than forty convenient locations throughout the United States, we are uniquely positioned to provide the best entry and IT solutions for new construction, renovation and upgrade projects. We offer local service with a national presence.



The Rebar Shop Laborer must follow the daily work instructions received by the Rebar Shop Manager in a timely and safe manner. Laborers are responsible for daily cleanup and maintenance of equipment, vehicles, and trailers. Rebar Shop Laborers must load and unload rebar as requested, and then report back to the Rebar Shop Manager for additional tasks.

Essential Functions

  • Perform simple to moderately complex bending and loading operations
  • Work closely with rebar bending machine operators, crane operators and shear operators to assist them in the performance of duties as instructed
  • Attend training classes when offered
  • Work in a safe manner
  • Notify shop/production manager if tools and equipment are not in proper working order
  • Attend mandatory meetings as scheduled
  • Other relative duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma, or an equivalent combination of education/experience
  • Current and valid US driver’s license preferred
  • At least 1 year prior experience in a fast paced production/manufacturing environment preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • General knowledge of warehouse manufacturing
  • Must be able to work as a team and at times independently
  • Must be able to follow directions
  • Work in a fast-paced environment, completing multiple duties with accuracy, shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines
  • Exercise sound judgment, work independently and prioritize with minimal supervision
  • Must have basic hand and power tools including: hammer, screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, and  cordless drills
  • Knowledge of proper safety practices when handling products, tools and power equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret basic mathematical measurements and effectively read and use a tape measure
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to report to work on time

Physical Demands

Must be able to stand and walk for much of the day.  Spends more than 2/3 of time standing, kneeling/crouching/stooping, using hands and reaching. Spends approximately 1/3 of time walking and talking/hearing. Frequent lifting required of items 25-50 pounds.

Work Environment

Other conditions may include proximity to forklifts or other heavy machinery and using various tools and hardware. Worker is subject to frequent heavy lifting.

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please apply by submitting your resume via this job posting. EOE Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.