Like our services, Rhoads was built to last – and that starts with hiring the right people.

Our team’s trade skills, experience and commitment to efficiency, safety and productivity is what has ensured our superior track record of performance and trust with our clients for more than a century.

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  • Safety Manager
    Position Description
    Rhoads Industries (“Rhoads” or “Company”) is committed to maintaining the highest standards for workplace safety through developing, executing, and managing a comprehensive Company-wide Occupational Safety, and Health (OSH) Program to ensure compliance with all Federal, state and local laws, standards, and regulations, and the OSH policies established in relevant instructions, as well as to keep Rhoads employees, contractors, and visitors safe. The Rhoads Safety Manager (“Safety Manager” or “Safety Director”) is primarily responsible for providing management, oversight, training, guidance, direction, and supervision to all levels of Rhoads Management team, Project Executives, Project Managers, Craft Personnel and Administrative Personnel in the requirements for execution of the Rhoads’ OSH Program.

    The Rhoads’ Safety Manager is responsible for providing planning, resource coordination, and overall management of a comprehensive safety program designed to prevent injuries, accidents, or loss to all personnel or property on Company property or within the Company’s control. Inherent in this authority is the ability, when required, to protect life, limb, and property and to suspend, restrict or terminate unsafe operations.

    The responsibilities of the Safety Manager include:

    1. Planning, coordinating and conducting safety and health inspections to identify and initiate action to correct industrial hazards throughout all areas under the Company’s jurisdiction or control, with concerted emphasis on the identification and initiation of action to correct hazards in all work areas.
    2. Investigating and initiating or taking corrective action on employee complaints of unsafe working conditions. Instituting procedures to ensure required investigations are conducted and appropriate corrective actions are taken. Preparing documentation sufficient to support actions effected and for potential use in connection with employee follow-up inquiries to the Safety Committee, Senior Managers, the CACO, and Human Resources.
    3. Coordinating and maintaining an accident/incident prevention program that includes accident prevention planning, investigation and reporting of accidents and incidents, development of incident statistics, evaluation of trends, determination of causative factors, and recommending corrective and improvement actions as appropriate.
    5. Instituting promotional programs designed to achieve and maintain a high level of employee interest and cooperation in accident prevention.
    6. Conducting periodic and frequent inspections of Company workplaces and engaging the assistance of safety services consultants as necessary or appropriate, with the advice and support of the Safety Committee.
    7. Establishing and maintaining a coordinated injury abatement program that includes prioritizing and coordinating injury abatement efforts, preparing the budget submissions and justifications for the abatement of safety deficiencies, and monitoring the implementation of actions for proper performance.
    8. Reviewing new work processes and facility and equipment plans to ensure adequate safety and health controls have been fully considered and incorporated where appropriate.
    9. Verifying and maintaining all OSH and other regulatory documentation including but not limited to equipment inspection reports, incident reports, and OSHA logs for all establishments.
    The Rhoads’ Safety Manager is the Chairman of the Rhoads Safety Committee. Through the assistance and support of the Safety Committee, the Rhoads Safety Manager continuously analyzes and interprets OSH requirements, and determines the best means of compliance, in order to assure the safety of Rhoads employees, contractors, and visitors to Rhoads premises and project sites.

    RHOADS SAFETY COMMITTEE FUNCTIONS

    The Rhoads’ Safety Committee is responsible for assisting in overseeing and executing the Rhoads OSH Plan by:

    1. When appropriate, instituting promotional programs to ensure employee awareness of OSH Programs, and, in conjunction with the Rhoads’ Legal and HR Departments, planning, coordinating, and supporting OSH training for all Company employees.
    2. Coordinating input to educate all Rhoads’ personnel in new OSH standards, policies, and regulatory requirements and ensuring their implementation.
    3. Planning the direction, oversight, control and accomplishment of measures to ensure industrial hygiene and other tasks required to monitor, evaluate, control, and reduce exposure of personnel to the practical minimum for hazard control responsibilities of the Company.
    4. Maintaining liaison with the Company’s contracted Occupational Medicine Services Provider, “WorkNet”, in all appropriate matters to assure that the Rhoads’ CEO and Business Line Managers are aware of the status of all OCCMED matters affecting the employees assigned to their Business Line.
    5. Directing the internal OSH audit program to assure that required audits are performed and effective.
    6. Providing Rhoads Senior Management with assessments of the Rhoads’ OSH Program as managed by the Safety Manager, the Occupational Medicine Services Provider and industry experts that includes, where appropriate, recommendations for improvement and plans for implementation of recommendations.
    7. Supporting the Rhoads’ CACO and Risk Manager as the points of contact with federal, state and local regulatory authorities in all OSH matters. Assisting in the resolution of OSH policy, regulatory, operational and legal issues with the various authorities and special interest groups.
    8. Maintaining access to OSH industry experts and working with Company line management on technical and operational matters pertaining to the OSH Program. Advising the Rhoads’ CEO, Rhoads Senior Managers, Project Executives and Project Managers, of the OSH control problems including the selection of effective and efficient engineering and management solutions for environmental operations, industrial process modifications and improvements that minimize the risks to personnel and property, and the use and generation of hazardous and toxic materials.
    9. Recommending and implementing measures to ensure continuing compliance with present and future OSH laws, rules, regulations, standards, and policies.

    GENERAL FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    1. Chair the Rhoads Safety Committee.
    2. Continuously monitor, execute, and update the Rhoads OSH Plan.
    3. Continuously review and update all Rhoads’ Job Hazard Analyses.
    4. Review and evaluate all Project Work Plans for Safety considerations and requirements.
    5. Draft and monitor execution of Site Specific Safety Plans for all Rhoads Facilities and work sites.
    5. Advise the Rhoads’ CEO, CACO, Risk Manager, Project Executives, Project Managers, and Craft Personnel on all aspects of the Rhoads’ OSH Plan.
    6. Coordinate with the Rhoads’ Legal, Operations, and HR Departments in the formulation and execution of a comprehensive training program to support the Rhoads OSH Plan.

     

    Position Requirements

    QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:
    1. Associate’s degree in Arts or Science, or the equivalent amount of on-the-job education or experience.
    2. At least 5 years OSH experience in general industry.
    3. Ability to interpret job safety requirements, based on bid specifications.
    4. Ability to communicate requirements in an industrial environment, and to give effective direction by using written and/or verbal skills where appropriate.
    5. Thorough familiarity with and understanding of Federal, State, and Municipal codes related to OSH requirements.
    6. Understanding and familiarity with Safety Certifications.
    7. Experience in supervision of employees in an industrial environment.
    8. Mature Customer Service and Client Communications skills.
    9. Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and Power Point.REQUIRED SKILL SETS:
    1. Must have strong written and oral communication skills, and sufficient OSH and Risk Management experience, certifications and expertise to be able to evaluate, analyze, communicate, and discuss OSH issues effectively with Rhoads’ Senior Management, Rhoads’ safety support personnel, Rhoads’ craft personnel, and Customer Safety representatives.
    2. Have a mature ability to lead effectively and work as part of a comprehensive OSH Program team.
    3. Possess extensive OSH experience, continuous learning agility, the ability to continuously innovate, and mature problem-solving skills.
    4. Have advanced skill in handling multiple responsibilities, setting priorities, and managing tasks. Overseeing multiple safety initiatives simultaneously
    5. Have demonstrated skill in working under time pressure and the ability to adapt in a constantly changing environment.
    6. Have significant experience in managing and contributing to a team matrix environment.
    7. Demonstrate advanced working knowledge of Safety industry references.
    8. Be proficient in computer operation, word processing, and spreadsheet skills.
    9. Possess superior organizational skills, be detail-oriented & accurate, and demonstrate advanced analytical skills.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
    Must be able to work in a variety of physical positions, including sitting, standing, walking, and driving in an automobile, and may require walking and standing on irregular, uneven surfaces in an industrial setting and possibly at increased heights. The performance of this position involves frequent exposure to construction or industrial areas where the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, hard hats and hearing protection is required.
    Application Instructions
    Please apply online. If you have any questions regarding the application process email Teresa Doyle at tdoyle@rhoadsinc.com

     

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  • Weld Inspector
    Position Description
    Rhoads Industries (“Rhoads” or “Company”) has been certified as an ISO 9001 compliant company since March 2005. In addition to ISO certification, Rhoads maintains certification with the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). One of the means by which the Certifications are maintained is through a comprehensive and coordinated Quality Assurance (QA) Program (QAP). The primary responsibility of the Weld Inspector is to provide supervision to craft personnel in the execution of welding quality.

    The general responsibilities of the Rhoads’ Weld Inspector are as follows:

    1. Performing and/or coordinating QA functions such as inspections, physical and chemical testing, qualification testing, non-destructive testing, and witnessing formal operational tests as assigned.
    2. Preforming welder certification testing and manage the certification data base.
    3. Reviewing customer welding specifications and supporting with customer audits of Rhoads’ welding management system.
    4. Working closely with manufacturing operations to advise on welding procedure and welding quality.

    GENERAL FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
    1. Ensure that Rhoads welding management program conforms to code requirements.
    2. Monitor weld quality.
    3. Works closely with Quality Manager to assure welding and fabrication quality.

    REQUIRED SKILL SETS:
    1. Must have strong written and oral communication skills
    2. Must have sufficient Quality Assurance experience and certifications and expertise to be able to evaluate, analyze, communicate, and discuss QA issues effectively with Rhoads’ Senior Management, Rhoads’ QA personnel, Rhoads’ craft personnel, and Customer QA representatives.
    3. Have skill in handling multiple responsibilities, setting priorities, managing tasks, and overseeing multiple projects simultaneously.
    4. Have demonstrated skill in working under time pressure and in the ability to adapt in rapidly changing environments.
    5. Demonstrate working knowledge of QA industry references.
    6. Be proficient in computer operation, word processing, and spreadsheet skills.
    7. Be capable of effective interaction in a team or matrixed environment
    8. Possess superior organizational skills, be detail-oriented & accurate, and demonstrate advanced analytical skills.

     

    Position Requirements
    QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:
    1. AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI). Applicants must have a valid certification.
    2. At least 2 years of quality experience in general industry.
    3. Ability to interpret specifications, mechanical drawings, P&ID’s, and blueprints.
    4. Ability to communicate requirements in an industrial environment, and to give effective direction by using written, verbal, or sketching/Cad.
    5. Thorough familiarity with and understanding of AWS, ASME, and ABS Codes.
    6. Familiarity with AISC and Mil-Spec/Tech-Pub Codes preferred but not required.
    7. Understanding and familiarity with ISO and UL Certifications.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
    Must be able to work in a variety of physical positions, including sitting, standing, walking, and driving in an automobile, and may require walking and standing on irregular and uneven surfaces in an industrial setting. The performance of this position involves frequent exposure to construction or industrial areas where the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, hard hats and hearing protection is required.
    Application Instructions
    Please apply online. If you have any questions regarding the application process email Teresa Doyle at tdoyle@rhoadsinc.com

     

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  • Pipefitter

    Rhoads Industries is currently seeking a Pipefitter to join their team. This individual will perform on site installation, maintenance, and upgrades to machinery, equipment, and facilities according to verbal, written instruction, PI&Ds, engineered drawings and schematics.

    Responsibilities of Industrial Service Pipe Fitter/Welder:

    • Perform in the field using related experience and knowledge of codes and specifications.
    • Reads and deciphers work scope, engineered drawings, and PI&Ds to determine work procedures and build method.
    • Works with Installation group at the customer work site. Dismantle, move, rig, assemble, and install process equipment, machinery as well as facility upgrades.
    • Install necessary piping to equipment as well as facility upgrades.
    • Assembles machinery, bolts, welds, or otherwise fastens them to foundation or other structures.
    • Repairs, lubricates, and service machinery and equipment per specifications. Works in a safe manner according to company and site safety standards.

    Requirements of Industrial Service Pipe Fitter/Welder:

    • The successful candidate must have experience with MIG, TIG, and Stick, welding process to qualify to the Pipe 6-G and structural in various positions both in stainless steel and steel. Past welding certification history is a plus.
    • Must be able to both fit and connect process piping by means of welding, sweating, swaging, gluing, bolting, threading, clamping, etc.
    • Experience with installation of sanitary (food and pharmaceutical) process piping and Orbital welding.
    • Able to use various measuring equipment.
    • Qualified individuals must possess a full range of mechanical knowledge as well as the ability to fabricate and install piping and equipment as specified on drawings and PI&Ds.
    • This individual should have excellent communication skills and a team player.
    • A strong customer-service focus is essential to succeed in this position.
    • Interested candidates should be willing to work flexible hours to meet the installation needs of our customers.
    • Able to work overtime when needed.
    • Have all the necessary hand tools to perform their discipline.
    • Able to supply their own transportation to and from job sites within the tri state area.

    Required Education:

    • High school Graduate, related Trade school and History of past experience in this industry required.

    Required experience:

    • Pipe Fitter/Welder: 3 years

     

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