Farwest Steel - Human Resource Representative

Company: Farwest Steel

Location: Vancouver, WA

Position: Human Resource Representative


Position Purpose:  To provide Human Resources services and support to Farwest management and employees.


Major Duties:

  • Provide support to local management/supervisory group on all aspects of human capital issues – business strategy, manpower planning, performance management, organization design, etc.
  • Serve as employee advocate and coach by being accessible to employees and by maintaining relationships with employees. 
  • Supports Departments in staffing process for external and internal placements and promotions.  Post job openings, update job descriptions, screen applicants, interview, check qualifications and references, implement Fit for Work procedures, on-boarding programs and training. 
  • Participate in various HR Projects such as compensation, training, employee development, benefit planning/rollout, etc.
  • Monitor changes in HR laws, regulations and procedures and coordinate with rest of HR team to ensure that policies, procedures and processes are in legal compliance. Train supervisory staff as appropriate.  Stay current with best HR practices.
  • Benefits administration and protected leave (FMLA, ADA, OFLA, USSERA, etc.) correspondences and tracking.
  • Under direction of HR Director, conduct investigations (formal and informal) of employee complaints, sexual harassment claims, discrimination, etc. 


Minimum Qualifications/Experience:

  • Minimum of three to five years in the Human Resource field in a generalist role
  • Experience in staffing - recruiting, interviewing and hiring
  • Ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues by using judgment that is in compliance with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulations or government law
  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation
  • Attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Excellent writing abilities
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently in plant environment


Interested candidates should fill out an internal job interest form and give to Juniper Thompson in the Eugene office, or email juniper.thompson@farweststeel.com.


Farwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug Free Workplace.

Farwest Steel - Administrative Assistant (Operations)

Position: Administrative Assistant (Operations) - Vancouver

Company: Farwest Steel

Shift: Days

Purpose of the Position: To support sales and operations in all administrative responsibilities,
provide customer service to both internal and external customers, and process data to provide all operational departments with necessary information and documentation to complete work orders.

Major Duties:

  1. Maintain daily auditing to resolve discrepancies, errors or omissions
  2. Review branch paperwork to assist in resolving missing data for receiving's, certifications,
  3. etc.
  4. Research certification issues for internal and external customers
  5. Compile certification packets to go to customers
  6. Batch assembly & closing
  7. Monitoring incoming requests folders from inner office departments
  8. Answer and direct phone calls

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Office, customer service and phone experience preferred
  • 10 Key and data entry, speed and accuracy is required
  • Microsoft Office knowledge and experience with other software applications required
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to work independently and follow instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing .
  • Ability to multi-task and handle workloads of varying volume.

Interested candidates should fill out an internal job interest form and give to Margaret Delong in the
Vancouver office, or email margaret.delong@farweststeel.com

Farwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace.

Farwest Steel - Operations Admin Supervisor

Position: Operations Administrative Supervisor - Vancouver

Company: Farwest Steel

Shift: Days

Purpose of The Position: To support and assist the Vancouver Operations Department in
order to process data and provide all operational departments with necessary information and
documentation. This position supervises operational administrative staff and assists in
developing and maintaining good inter-departmental relations.

Major Duties Performed:

  • Responsible for the supervision and development of administration staff at the
  • Vancouver facility, training, counseling , disciplining, and conducting team meetings.
  • Coordinate staff workflow and schedules to efficiently meet department and customer
  • expectations.
  • Overseeing staff and participating in data processing of which includes: batch closing,
  • data entry, creating and closing cutbacks, releasing batches, printing shop packets,
  • organizing paperwork for shop, and updating various spreadsheets.
  • Print part drawings for batches and creating packets for batch release.
  • Responsible for maintaining certifications on materials and providing certifications to
  • customers with shipping documentation.
  • Problem solving and assisting with paperwork and research.
  • Perform duties in a manner that ensures the customer expectations are met with every
  • order internally and externally.
  • Use time management concepts to maximize resources.
  • Monitor administrative staff time clock reports, accountability, attendance, following
  • processes as set by Farwest, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required. Advanced degree and education preferred.
  • Previous office experience required.
  • Previous supervisory experience is a plus.
  • Ability to use computer and printer required.
  • Data entry keyboarding skills for speed and accuracy is required.
  • Communicate and write effectively.
  • Previous supervision and management is required.

Interested candidates should submit resume and completed Internal Interest Form to Margaret
Delong in Vancouver, or email margaret.delong@farweststeel.com

Farwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace.

Dryer Vent Wizzard - Service Tech

Position Title: Service Tech

Company Name: Dryer Vent Wizard

Position Location: Portland Metro, Portland, OR 97229 United States

Company Website: http://www.dryerventpdx.com

Position Description: Clean dryer vents, remove and replace improper vent lines as needed; re-route vent line to improve air flow; make access holes through a variety of materials to make these repairs including drywall, stucco, siding, masonry; install new vent covers. Dryer vent lines are cleaned from both the interior and exterior of the house.

Position Requirements: Should have basic mechanical aptitude, clean & professional appearance, and customer relation skills including good English skills.

Salary Range: Pay is hourly plus commission. $40,000 - $50,000 per year is easily achieved after short paid training period.

Benefits: very pleasant work environment with family friendly hours as well as uniforms, vehicle, all tools, paid holidays and cell phone. Medical benefits are not offered at this time.

How to Apply: Call 248-306-3105 or email resume to khunter@dryerventwizardcorp.com

Contact Name: Kylie Vennemann

Contact Phone: (503) 575-8017