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Summer Job Opportunity for College / Tech Students

Terex Corporation
United States, Washington, Moses Lake
August 03, 2022

Job ID: 35927

Location: US-WA Moses Lake HR

Department: Operations

Job Title: Summer Opportunity for College / Tech Students


Genie Industries/Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), a business segment of the Terex Corporation, is headquartered in Redmond, WA with branch offices worldwide; we manufacture material lifts, aerial work platforms, trailer-mounted booms and light towers, telehandlers, scissor lifts and self-propelled telescopic and articulating booms. We are a company with a strong safety-first mentality, team-based culture, respect for the individual and high integrity. This position is located in Moses Lake, WA.

Genie sets the standard by which other lifts are judged. Simply put, we build a better lift. Our innovative designs and reliable products have made Genie a world leader in the production of material lifts, portable aerial work platforms, scissor lifts, and self-propelled telescopic and articulated booms. The right time is now to come join us as we grow and expand to meet our customers' needs.

The Production Specialist is a great way to get your foot in the door! We are looking for people that have a positive outlook in general, that can demonstrate productive behaviors, are reliable and possess basic industrial skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assembles equipment components, sub-assemblies, and accessories, as required for the assigned stage of production and in coordination with a small team of co-workers. Depending on the skill development level, assembly can range from basic fittings and brackets, to hoses, actuators and pumps, sensors, chains, gears, platforms, and instrument controls.
  • Fits brackets, fasteners, parts, and sub-assemblies onto structures by placing them in a specified relationship to each other. Bolts, clips, screws, and tightens parts by hand, hand tools, or portable power tools. Certain skilled tasks may require insertion of parts into small or difficult locations.
  • Inspects the quality of work-in-progress from previous workstations by examining alignment and proper fit following a defined standard. Escalate discrepancies when issues occur.
  • Assembles components such as axles, power transmission devices, controls, etc., requiring skilled use of tools and production fixtures and a working knowledge of the product's operating functions.
  • Assists with gathering information on items such as takt time cycles, measurement of tolerances, occurrence of line defects, evaluation of safe and quality work methods, etc.
  • Connects wiring to and from control panels, engines, batteries, and other components according to specifications and blueprints.
  • Operates a variety of handheld and power-assisted tools, and production fixtures.
  • Strong orientation towards safety, quality, cost, delivery, morale and continuous improvement.
  • Understand the flow of production and adhere to operations visual management system and production process.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school curriculum or equivalent.
  • Work 6 - 8 weeks fulltime

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 1-year experience in manufacturing or similar type of work environment.
  • Good attendance is key to success.
  • The position requires basic understanding of assembly processes sufficient to organize, examine, and assemble equipment containing pieces of material (structure, fittings, brackets, bolts).
  • Basic knowledge in the usage of hand tools, handheld power tools, fabricating equipment, and portable air tools.
  • Skilled at resolving workstation-related problems affecting equipment, production, or quality.
  • Sufficient human relations skill to convey technical information to and maintain harmony with team members.


  • Requires ambulatory ability to walk, stand, reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crawl on a continuous basis; up to 10 hours a day.
  • Requires the ability to lift, pull, push and guide medium weigh objects (20-40 pounds) on a continuous basis.
  • Requires sufficient hand-arm-eye coordination to guide objects into specific placement or alignment and make precise measurements.
  • Requires visual acuity to observe moving objects and events, select, and place materials. Requires auditory ability to project voice in a production environment and hear instructions

Working Condition:

Work is performed a manufacturing environment where significant safety considerations exist from use of dangerous equipment, proximity to moving objects, full-body physical labor and handling of medium-to-heavy weight materials. Required equipment for all operations includes but not limited to: steel toe shoes, hearing protection, and safety glasses.

Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.

The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.

Referral Bonus Amount:

Hiring Manager: John R Sanders